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All In The News tagged "Newsweek"

Elon Musk Revealed He Has Autism. It's a Milestone for People Like Me | Opinion

Research on the unemployment rates of adults with autism from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was mentioned in a May 10 Newsweek opinion piece about Elon Musk revealing he has autism on "Saturday Night Live" and what it means for people with autism to see such a high profile public figure be open about his neurodivergence. 

Black Men Are at Greater Risk of Police Violence and George Floyd's Killing Is a Symptom of Systematic Racism, Experts Say

Ebony White, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 3 Newsweek article about black men being at greater risk of police violence and systemic racism.

Government's $1.8 Billion Funding of Autism Research Does Not Do Enough to Address the Diagnosis Gender Gap, Say Experts

Research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was featured in Oct. 4 Newsweek article about President Trump signing the Autism Cares Act of 2019 into law, which authorizes $1.8 billion of federal funding over the next five years to help children and adults with autism by funding research, early detection and treatment.

No, a 'Failed Impeachment Attempt Doesn't Nullify Donald Trump's First Term and Let Him Serve a Third One

Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Oct. 4Newsweek story about an erroneous narrative that surfaced this week suggesting that a failed attempt to impeach President Trump would allow him to run for a third term in office.

GOP Representative Proposes Banning All Political Discussions in Pennsylvania Classrooms

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Newsweek article about proposed state legislation that would ban political discussions in all K-12 classrooms if approved.

Scientists Realized East Antarctica has Been Having Regular Earthquakes All Along

Amanda Lough, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Quartz magazine June 4 in a story on her study into seismic activity in East Antarctica, which previously was thought to be mostly devoid of earthquakes. She was also quoted in stories on her study in Newsweek and Inverse the same day.

Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Reversed in Flies by Balancing Enzymes

Felice Elefant, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 15 Newsweek article on her study that tested restoring enzyme balances in flies’ brains to restore lost memory ability.


A study by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and doctoral researcher Yichen Zhong, were both quoted in an April 13 Newsweek story about their study on soda consumption habits in Philadelphia after the sugar-sweetened beverage tax was implemented. The study was also mentioned in a round-up of stories is Politico on April 16.

Does Exercise Work? Why Losing Weight in the New Year Will be Harder Than You Think

A study by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that consistent weight loss can be effective for long-term health outcomes was mentioned in a Dec. 31 Newsweek story.

Autism Risk Significantly Reduced in Women Who Take Prenatal Vitamins, New Research Discovers

Elizabeth DeVilbiss, PhD, a graduate of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Newsweek story on her study looking into the way multivitamin use during pregnancy is tied to a decrease in autism risk in children. Brian Lee, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 8 PhillyVoice story on the study that also quoted DeVilbiss.

Georgia Police Lieutenant Under Investigation After Comment During DUI Stop

A study by James Buehler, MD, a clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, that looked into how often black men die as a result of police action, was referenced in an Aug. 31 Newsweek story that was also picked up by Yahoo! News Aug. 31.

New Test Helps Differentiate Autism and Anxiety Symptoms

Connor Kerns, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Dec. 18 Newsweek story about her research on developing a test to properly identify anxiety disorders in children with autism.