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All In The News tagged "WHYY-Radio"

Caution or Overreaction? The Coronavirus Outbreak and Philly

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in the Feb. 6 episode of WHYY-Radio's The Why” about efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

Impeachment Winds Down

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed on a Jan. 31 WHYY “Radio Times” segment about the impeachment process as it comes to a close, and the legal tactics used by both the Democrats and Republicans in this constitutional battle.

Pro-Refinery Factions Intensify Pressure to Negate PES Sale Agreement

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 30 WHYY.org article about the winning bid for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions complex. Factions who want to see the complex continue to operate as a refinery have ramped up pressure in light of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court confirmation hearing on the company’s Chapter 11 reorganization plan, which will happen next week.

Almost 450 Residences Coming to South Philly Waterfront Land Once Eyed for Casino

Nancy Trainer, associate vice president of Planning and Design and chair of Philadelphia's Civic Design Review board, was quoted in a Jan. 8 Plan Philly story about a residential development planned for the waterfront in South Philadelphia.

Feeling Artsy? Here’s How Making Art Helps Your Brain

A Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit,” that quoted Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits, aired Jan. 11 on multiple stations across the country, including WHYY-Radio, WWNO-FM (New Orleans, Louisiana), KPCW-FM (Park City, Utah), WMFE-FM (Orlando, Florida), WYPR-FM (Baltimore, Maryland) and KALW-FM (San Francisco, California).

Welcome to the Navy Yard: Philly's Next Hot Neighborhood

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed in a Dec. 17 episode of WHYY-Radio's "The Why" podcast about development of Philadelphia's Navy Yard.

Load Management: Sound Strategy or ‘Crapshoot’ for Sixers’ Championship Hopes?

Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of sports medicine at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 9 WHYY.org story about whether there is a justification for the Philadelphia 76ers’ decision to limit the playing time of Joel Embiid, a strategy known as "load management."

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.