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Dr. Ala Stanford Continues the Fight To Save Lives in Philadelphia's Communities of Color

Research in COVID-19 testing disparities by Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a June 25 Philadelphia Tribune article honoring the COVID-19-fighting contributions of Ala Stanford, MD. 

Drexel University Names Maisha Kelly New Director of Athletics, First Black Woman in Role

Drexel’s new Director of Athletics Maisha Kelly was profiled in a June 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about her new role and return to Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania's Legislative Black Caucus Looks at COVID-19's Impact on Blacks in Philadelphia

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 12 article in The Philadelphia Tribune about the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus’s hearing on Thursday on the impact COVID-19 has had on Philadelphia’s Black community.

May 14 Coronavirus Update: Coronavirus Deaths Top 1,000 in Philadelphia

A May 19 Forbes article on Urban Health Collaborative estimates about how many lives may have been saved through stay-at-home orders was published May 20 by Health Leaders Media. Also, the Philadelphia Tribune reported May 14 on the Philadelphia data, and KXAN-TV (NBC-Austin, Texas) covered the local data for Travis County, Texas on May 21.

Frank: Asbestos in Our Society and Our Schools

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a March 10 Philadelphia Tribune op-ed about asbestos in Philadelphia and what we can do to reduce exposure.

Philly Has a New Way to Track Air Quality — But It Won’t Help In An Emergency

Gwen Ottinger, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 10 Philadelphia Tribune article about a new way for Philadelphia to track its air quality.

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.