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When Speculative Technology Meets West Philly

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an Oct. 5 Generocity story about innovative technology helping West Philadelphia. Lee's SIM-PHL urban planning game was featured in the story.

As COVID-19 Deepens the Digital Divide, a Call to Move Beyond Simply Providing Access

Howard Pinder, assistant director of workforce and economic inclusion in the Office of University and Community Partnerships, authored an opinion piece published April 24 in Generocity about the digital divide becoming more stark amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The piece was picked up by Technically Philly on April 27.

Power Moves: Philly’s LGBTQ board prep program picked its inaugural class

President John Fry was quoted in a Dec. 4 stories in Generocity article about The Philadelphia Fellowship — a collaborative program started by Drexel, Jefferson and the University City Science Center, and its inaugural recipient, Richard Florida, PhD.

Drexel Research links Racism and Hunger

Research about the link between hunger and discrimination by Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was featured in Dec. 4 stories in WHYY, Generocity and The Philadelphia Tribune.

Fulphil is Hosting its First Pitch Competition for Student Social Entrepreneurs

Evan Ehlers, an undergraduate the in the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Nov. 1 Generocity story about Fulphil, a local impact organization that seeks to support university students who are developing social enterprises, and his startup company, Sharing Excess, that allows students to donate extra money from their meal plans to support local hunger relief efforts.

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity Wants More Policy Changes for People with Criminal Records

The Kline School of Law was mentioned in an Aug. 28 Generocity post about the expungement work of the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity group.

Mental Health Guide: Where to Get Therapy on a Sliding Scale in Philadelphia

The Drexel Psychological Services Center, based in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a June 27 Generocity health guide of where to find mental health services offered on a sliding fee scale in Philadelphia.

What the Free Library Learned About Civic Engagement From Pokémon Go

Nick Jushchyshyn, an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in an April 25 Generocity post about an upcoming Free Library program focusing on how nonprofits can use virtual and augmented reality technology. Jushchyshyn will be speaking at the event.

This New Mapping Tool from Drexel Researchers Can Make it Easier for Philly Nonprofits to Collaborate

Neville Vakharia, an assistant professor and research director in Drexel's graduate arts administration program in the Westphal College, was quoted in an April 17 Generocity article about "ImpactView," a mapping tool he developed that uses data to help Philly’s nonprofits collaborate.

'Objectivity is Critical': Philadelphia Science Action Wants Scientists to Get Vocal
 

Andrew Javier Matamoras, a doctoral candidate in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in an April 16 Generocity blog post about the recent Rally for Science, at which was a speaker.

How Vision 2020 is Working Toward Gender Equality in Government and Business

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Feb. 14 Generocity story about events planned for Drexel’s Vision 2020 year-long celebration to celebrate and accelerate gender equality.

ChickTech Philadelphia is Bringing Free Tech Education to Local Girls

The Goodwin College of Professional Studies was included in a Jan. 18 Generocity article about its role as a sponsor for ChickTech Philadelphia, the local chapter of a national nonprofit that helps girls see a career in technology as a real possibility.