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Drexel Women Are Going to Their First NCAA Lacrosse Tournament; Men To Second | Mike Jensen

Courtney Dietzel, an undergraduate in LeBow College of Business and women's lacrosse student-athlete, Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Jill Batcheller and Men's Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Voelker, were quoted in a May 12 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the teams earning bids to their respective NCAA Tournaments.

Should We Mostly Ditch Outdoor Masking at This Stage in the COVID-19 Pandemic? | Pro/Con

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, authored an April 29 column for The Philadelphia Inquirer about the CDC adjusting its guidance around wearing masks outdoors.

This West Philly Teen Overcame Obstacles To Win a $50k Scholarship on Live TV. Meet Lyric Wise.

Drexel was included in an April 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Lyric Wise, a senior at Paul Robeson High School, who was surprised live on “Good Morning America” with $50,000 to put toward her tuition at Drexel. Members of Drexel's Spirit Team and Dragon mascot, Mario, helped present her with the surprise. WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTVD-TV (ABC-RaleighNorth Carolina) aired the segment.

After a Year of Pandemic, Wearing Masks Outdoors Is Up for Debate

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering; Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, were quoted in an April 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the debate over wearing masks outdoors.

The Derek Chauvin Verdict Is In. These Are the Lessons of This Painful Year, and Where To Go From Here. | Elizabeth Wellington

Ebony White, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 20 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about key lessons learned, like self-care for the Black community, from the past year leading to end of the Derek Chauvin trial. 

Vaccine Hesitancy Is Increasing Among Gen Z. Targeted Public Health Messaging Can Help, Experts Say.

Afrah Howlader, a student in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how health professionals are using social media to combat vaccine hesitancy. 

It’s Normal To Feel Emotional About the Vaccine. Here’s Why It’s a Roller Coaster.

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in an April 15 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the range of emotions people feel getting vaccinated for COVID-19. The article was republished by several outlets across the country including the Sacramento Bee. 

J&J Vaccine Pause Complicates Plans to Vaccinate Philly Region’s Vulnerable Homeless Residents

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 15 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how a pause in distribution of Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine complicates efforts to vaccinate homeless communities in the Philadelphia region.

Steveanna Wynn, Hunger Fighter With ‘Rebel Energy’ Who Kept Philly Fed, Dies

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the life and legacy of hunger fighter Steveanna Wynn.

Worried about going back to the doctor for a check up? The anxiety is real. Here’s how to stay calm.

Maya Bass, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how to overcome fears of going to the doctor after avoiding appointments for many months during the pandemic.

Trying To Buy a House In the Philly Region’s Hot Market? Prepare For Battle.

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the limited supply of homes for sale in Philadelphia generating a seller’s market. Gillen produces reports on the current state of the region's housing market.

More Transmissible Coronavirus Variants on the Rise in Pa. and N.J., As Case Counts Keep Going Up

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about more transmissible coronavirus variants on the rise in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.