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All In The News tagged "The Philadelphia Tribune"

Good News in the District

The ceremonial groundbreaking held by Drexel and The School District of Philadelphia for a building that will house two public schools in West Philadelphia was covered Jan. 7 by The Philadelphia Tribune.

We Asked Tobias Harris and Other Insiders: Should PA. Legalize Paying Student-Athletes? | Opinion

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an Oct. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about California's new law to allow student athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness and whether Pennsylvania and other states should pass similar legislation.

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Partners with Drexel University to Sponsor Free Summer Camp for Kids

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about ExCITe hosting a summer camp for local students with the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. The six-week summer program will include activities focused on science, technology, engineering, athletics, arts and math.

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.

Robeson Students Use Senior Projects to Think Outside the Box

Drexel's Writers Room, a College of Arts and Sciences initiative with the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, was featured in a June 5 Philadelphia Tribune article about its TRIPOD collaboration with Philadelphia nonprofit Mighty Writers, Canon Solutions America and Canon USA to use photography and writing to document commonalities among their communities.

Drexel Backs Plan for City STEM Teaching

Sara Ulrich, EdD, a clinical professor and associate dean of Teacher Education and Undergraduate Affairs in the School of Education, was quoted in a May 25 Philadelphia Tribune article about Drexel's involvement with the Philadelphia School District's new teacher residency program.

Ex-NAACP Leader to Deliver Drexel U. Graduation Speech

The announcement of former NAACP President Cornell William Brooks as the speaker for the Kline School of Law commencement was included in a May 11 Philadelphia Tribune story.

'Keep Our Communities Whole'

Drexel’s Healing Hurt People program, based in the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, was mentioned in a May 11 Philadelphia Tribune story about the Gun Violence Reduction Initiative, which will offer $1.5 million in grants to fund organizations, including HHP.

Drexel, TechGirlz Team to Connect Middle School Girls with Technology

A partnership between Philly TechGirlz and LeBow College of Business, to help provide additional college exposure opportunities for girls in the region, was featured in an April 25 Philadelphia Tribune story.

Leading for Change Fellowship Boot Camp Bonds 30 City Workers

Alison Young, executive director of the Institute for Strategic Leadership in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Jan. 27 Philadelphia Tribune story about the Institute’s Leading for Change Fellowship Program, an intensive year-long professional development program for Philadelphia public sector leaders. The story was picked up by Montgomery News Online and Main Line Media News.

Three Black Provosts Now Serving at Local Colleges

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs M. Brian Blake, PhD, was featured in a Dec. 26 Philadelphia Tribune story about African-American provosts in leadership at Drexel, Penn and Temple.

Drexel Center Gets Grant to Expand Health Peer Program

John Rich, MD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Ted Corbin, MD, associate professor in the College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, were both featured in a Philadelphia Tribune story Nov. 15 on a grant their program, Healing Hurt People, secured. Kenneth Hardy, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was also mentioned.