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All In The News tagged "WHYY-Radio"

‘It’s Not Going To Be Anything Magical,’ but There Is Hope: Here’s What To Expect for the Pandemic in 2021

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 3 WHYY story about what we can expect for the pandemic in 2021.

History Will Remember 2020. Here’s Four Ways It Will Shape PA. Politics Moving Forward

Joseph Amon, PhD, a clinical professor and director of the Office of Global Health at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 21 WHYY.org article that reflected on the shortcomings to our Nation’s COVID-19 response in 2020.

What Does ‘Community Spread’ of the Coronavirus Mean Right Now?

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 10 WHYY article about the current state of coronavirus spread in the Philadelphia region

Need a Little Christmas? There Are Several Ways To See the Nutcracker This Year.

Nick Jushchyshyn, an assistant professor and director of Drexel’s Immersive Research Lab and Brent White, director of the Jazztet and Jazz Orchestra, both in the Westphal College, were quoted in a Dec. 1 WHYY article about Drexel’s jazz orchestra which will put on a virtual concert of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. Students in Jushchyshyn’s lab are creating an immersive digital environment. The musicians each recorded themselves at home with green screens, then those individual performances are assembled together into a 3D digital environment, made to look like a snowy mountainside.

Philly Bans Indoor Gatherings, Broadens Restrictions Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 16 WHYY story about new restrictions in Philadelphia to slow the spread of COVID-19.

How To Vote in Person Safely When PA. Isn’t Requiring Masks at the Polls

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Medicine, and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication, was quoted in an Oct. 7 WHYY story about how to vote in person safely when Pennsylvania isn’t requiring masks at the polls.

Civil Dialogue: How Do We Talk To Each Other?

Civil Dialog, an interactive, digital art installation created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in a Sept. 25 WHYY “Radio Times” episode about how to have conversations with people you disagree with.

Racism Left Hunting Park Overheated. Neighbors Are Making a Cooler Future

Franco Montalto, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 14 WHYY Plan Philly story about efforts to curtail the effects of extreme heat in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia. Montalto and Aspasia Zerva, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, have been working with community members to design and install cooling projects in the neighborhood this summer.

Police Reform Roundtable

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed on July 8 on WHYY’s “Radio Times” about police reform.

Eyes Blistering, Crawling on Highway: What It Felt Like to Be Tear Gassed on 676

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, co-authored a June 11 WHYY “Plan Philly” essay about what it felt like to be tear gassed on 676 during protests. 

Black Clergy Convene to Discuss the Toll of COVID-19 and a Way Forward

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 11 WHYY story, also published June 11 by The Philadelphia Tribune, about how racism causes poor public health.

Plans to Move Philly to ‘Yellow’ Forge Ahead, Despite Risk of Virus Spread Through Gatherings

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 2 WHYY story about continued plans in Philadelphia to move to the ‘yellow’ phase of re-opening on Friday.