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All In The News tagged "NPR"

Coronavirus: Death Toll Racial Disparities

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on an April 13 episode of "1A," on Washington, D.C.'s NPR affiliate WAMU-Radio, about racial disparities in the coronavirus death toll. The story ran on KMWU (St. Louis, Missouri), WVXU in Cincinnati, WFAE (Charlotte, North Carolina), and other NPR stations nationwide. Barber is also quoted in an April 14 Atlanta Journal Constitution opinion piece on the subject.

In Philly, Coronavirus Shutdown Means Less Traffic — And That Means Cleaner Air

Ezra Wood, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 18 NPR StateImpact story that was also picked up by PlanPhilly, about the air quality impact of people working remotely and driving less.

Streaming Rescued Record Labels. But Has It Abandoned Artists?

Marc Offenbach an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 7 American Public Media story that aired on Minnesota Public Radio's "Marketplace" about Warner Music going public.

Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here's How To Start A Habit

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit” about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits.

Doctors Say Federal Rules On Discussing Abortions Inhibit Relationships With Patients

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 9 NPR “Shots” health news article about how clinics who take federal Title X family planning funding are adjusting to a new set of rules that limit what the health care providers can say to their patients about abortion.

Pa., N.J., Delaware Governors Pledge to Cooperate on Delaware River Basin Environment

Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 17 StateImpact PA article about a combined pledge made by Pa., N.J., and Delaware governors to cooperate on the environmental issues of the Delaware River Basin.

Decades Later, Nat Turner Rebellion Makes Its Debut With 'Laugh To Keep From Crying'

Drexel’s music industry program was mentioned in a May 7 NPR “Fresh Air” review of an album by the defunct band Nat Turner Rebellion, that was originally recorded in Philadelphia’s Sigma Sound Studio 50 years ago and was recently released by MAD Dragon, Drexel’s student-run record label in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

Being ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Means Addressing The Trauma That Can Lead To Violence

Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted an April 26 WESA-90.5 (NPR-Pittsburgh) story about how to address trauma that leads to violence and hate.

Study Finds Racial Gap Between Who Causes Air Pollution And Who Breathes It

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 11 NPR story that was picked up by dozens of media nationwide. Diez Roux commented on a recently published study about the racial gap between those who cause air pollution and those who breathe it.

Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis?

Jonathan Purtle, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was
interviewed for a Nov. 9 NPR story, commenting on a new study that shows how the effects of childhood trauma persist and are linked to mental illness and addiction in adulthood.

El Chapo Jury Selection: The Challenges Of Jurors' Safety

Adam Benforado, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Nov. 6 NPR story about the challenges of selecting a jury for the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán, also known as "El Chapo." The story aired on a number of stations including KQED-Radio (San Francisco), WBEZ-Radio (Chicago), WBUR-Radio (Boston) and WWNO-Radio (New Orleans).


Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 12 NPR story on the discovery of the source of high energy particles in space, which she played a key role in. It was carried on the website of more than a dozen stations across the country. She was also quoted in a story on the subject in Science NewsPBS’s “Nova,” the Philadelphia Inquirer, and CNN also on July 12. The Inquirer story was picked up in several other sources, including the Honolulu Star-Advertiser