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All In The News tagged "WPVI-TV 6-abc"

Two Philadelphia Schools Remain Closed Due to Presence of Asbestos

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed about the dangers of asbestos in an Oct. 1 story by WPVI (6-abc).

Fooding Forward: Getting Fresh, Excess Restaurant Food to Feed the Hungry

Evan Ehlers, a recent graduate of the Close School of Entrepreneurship and founder of the startup Sharing Excess, was included in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about his partnership with Fooding Forward that helps local businesses distribute excess food.


Beloved Manayunk Peregrine Falcon Dies; Questions Raised over Cause of Death

Jason Weckstein, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of ornithology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 19 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the recent death of a Manayunk Peregrine Falcon.

Souderton Area School District Contending With Ransomware Cyberattack

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the ransomware cyberattack affecting the Souderton Area school district. 

Building It Better Together: The State of Our Job Market Is Strong

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed in a Sept. 3 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the state of the U.S. job market.

Drexel University Creates Weight Loss App To Help Keep You on Track

Evan Forman, PhD, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 7 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about his research on a smartphone app, On Track, that predicts and prevents diet lapses. The broadcast was picked up by another Salisbury, Maryland ABC affiliate WMDT-TV and the online publication MarketWatch on June 10.

Alan Greenberger, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and head of the department of Architecture, Design & Urbanism in Westphal College, was interviewed in an April 29 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about traffic congestion on the Schuylkill Expressway.

Salvaging and Restoring the Notre Dame Cathedral

Scott Cooper, PhD, president and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences, shared his expertise in architectural conservation in an interview with WPVI-TV (6-abc) about the devastating fire at France's iconic Notre Dame Cathedral on April 15.

Mythic Creatures Exhibit Presents Mermaids, Dragons in Philadelphia

The opening of the exhibition on mythic creatures at the Academy of Natural Sciences was featured Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and WPVI-TV (6-abc).


Drexel Students, Faculty Hold 26th Annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert 

Drexel College of Medicine was featured on a Jan. 27 WPVI-TV (6-abc) about the 26th Annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert which benefits the Dorothy Mann Center for Pediatric and Adolescent HIV at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

Hospitals to List Service Costs Online January 1st Due to New Federal Rule

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed for a Dec. 28 segment on WPVI-TV (6-abc) about a new law requiring all U.S. hospitals to post the cost for standard services online.  

4 Budget-Friendly Events to Check Out in Philadelphia This Week

A conversation hosted by the Academy of Natural Sciences about the U.N. Climate Change Conference was previewed in a Dec. 18 story on WPVI-TV (6-abc)'s website.