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As Employers Struggle To Fill Jobs, Teens Come to the Rescue

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center were featured in a July 6 Associated Press story about the flux of teen workers that have helped many businesses fill their positions this summer. The story has been circulating in media outlets nationwide.

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, the Dana and David Dornsife dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 21 Associated Press article about the United States hitting milestones on COVID-19 vaccinations. The article was also published June 21 by WBKO-TV(ABC-Bowling Green, Kentucky), Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, Iowa), York Dispatch, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and many other outlets nationwide. Diez Roux was also quoted in a related June 21 article in The Guardian about COVID-19 deaths in the United States dipping below 300 for the first time since the early days of the pandemic.

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ in Abortion Laws Taps Emotion, Not Science

David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an April 28 Associated Press article about the term 'fetal heartbeat' in abortion laws utilizes emotional language versus scientific. The article was picked up by ABC News. 

Traditions on Hold, Justices Near a Year of Phone Arguments

Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 16 Associated Press article about the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court holding arguments over the phone and how the coronavirus pandemic has caused the court to look and sound a lot different over the past year. The story was picked up by a number of outlets, including ABC News and The Independent (UK).

Philly To Dim Lights To Make It Safer for Birds in Flight

Jason Weckstein, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of ornithology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 12 Associated Press article about dimming the lights of Philadelphia to prevent millions of migrating birds that pass through twice a year from slamming into skyscrapers and crashing to the sidewalk.

Summer Jobs for Young People Are Vanishing With the Pandemic

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Aug. 11 Associated Press article about the effects of the pandemic on disappearing youth summer jobs. The article was picked up by The New York Times and several regional outlets.

Latino, Black Neighborhoods Struggle With Test Disparities

Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 6 Associated Press article about COVID-19 testing disparities. The article ran in the Washington Post, PBS Newshour, The Philadelphia Tribune and other news outlets nationwide.

High Schools Push Ahead for Fall Football Amid Pandemic

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 22 Associated Press article about high school sports teams starting summer workouts in preparation for the fall season as coronavirus restrictions lift across the country.

All of Pennsylvania Poised for at Least a Partial Reopening in Next Two Weeks

Urban Health Collaborative data on the number of lives saved by stay-at-home orders was mentioned by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf last week while announcing his plan for reopening the Commonwealth. An Associated Press story that reported on the conference was adapted in news outlets across the state on May 22, including the Tri-County Independent (Honesdale, Pennsylvania), KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) and WKOK-Newsradio (Sunbury, Pennsylvania) and mentioned in a number of local television broadcasts. The data was also covered May 22 by the San Diego Union Tribune.

Autism Diagnosis More Common in the US As Racial Gap Closes

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 26 Associated Press story about a government report finding that the racial gap in autism diagnosis has disappeared. The article appeared in U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, PBS Newshour and other outlets nationwide.

AP Explains: Meet Twitch, Amazon's Live-Streaming Video Site

Hannah Bloch-Wehba, JD, an assistant professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Oct. 9 Associated Press story about the history of a video game streaming website called Twitch, that was used by the assailant of a shooting at a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur to live stream his attack. The story was picked up by numerous outlets across the country.

2 Dead in Attack Targeting German Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Hannah Bloch-Wehba, JD, an assistant professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Oct. 9 Associated Press story about a shooting at a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur. The assailant wore a camera and streamed his attack on the video game streaming website Twitch