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All In The News tagged "WHYY-Radio"

Feces and Needles ‘Jumping in the Air’: City Street Cleaners Want Better Safety Gear

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Oct. 24 WHYY.org story about Philadelphia street cleaners requesting better safety equipment to protect against emissions from their equipment, dust and debris.

North American Birds in Decline

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 an Oct. 3 WHYY "Radio Times" segment about the alarming rate at which North American bird populations are declining.

The New Fashion District Store May Fit Into Forever 21’s Post-bankruptcy Plan

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College, was quoted in an Oct. 1 WHYY.org story about Forever 21’s post-bankruptcy plan. 

Philly’s Fashion District And The Future of Shopping Malls

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in the Westphal College, was featured in a Sept. 26 WHYY "Radio Times" segment about Philly's Fashion District and the future of shopping malls. 

Philly’s Design World Adores the City’s First Fire-Engine Red Skyscraper

Drexel was included in a Sept. 5 WHYY.org story about two skyscraper designs that Brandywine Realty Trust plans to submit to Philadelphia’s design review board in September for the Schuylkill Yards development.

How Drexel's Public School Experiment Could Change West Philadelphia

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was interviewed in a July 31 segment on WHYY.org's "The WHY" podcast about Drexel's plan to build a new public school building in West Philadelphia.

PES Refinery Fire and Closure

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was a guest on the July 2 episode of WHYY's "Radio Times," which focused on the air quality effects of the recent fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia and its subsequent closing. 

After South Jersey Wrestler’s Forced Haircut, Coaches May Get Sensitivity Training

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 26  WHYY.org  story about a bill introduced in the New Jersey General Assembly that would mandate sensitivity training for high school coaches, athletic staff and officials.

Philly Refinery Fire Under Investigation; Pollution Impact Unclear

Peter DeCarlo, PhD , an associate professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a June 11  WHYY  story about the health effects resulting from a fire Monday night at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery.

Drexel Survey Shows Wider Neighborhood Support for Overdose Prevention Site

Alexis Roth, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, led a study in the Journal of Urban Health that surveyed attitudes surrounding opening a proposed overdose prevention site in Kensington. The research was covered June 5 by WHYY.org.

Sweetened-beverage Sales Drop as a Result of Soda Tax, Penn Study Finds

Research by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, about the consumption effects of Philadelphia's sugary beverage tax was mentioned in a May 14 WHYY.org story.

Cat Fight: How to Manage Philadelphia’s Exploding Feral Cat Population

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 May 9  WHYY.org  story about how to manage Philadelphia's growing feral cat population.