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For Black Workers, an Unwelcome Workplace Focus on Their Hair

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Nov. 30 CBS News article about employers passing judgement on natural black hairstyles and the flux of grooming policy changes across businesses ensuring authentic appearance and hair is accepted and not discriminated against in the workplace.

More Americans Are Going Hungry Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in an Aug. 24 CBS News segment about how the pandemic is contributing to the number of Americans who cannot afford enough food.

Brace Yourself, America, for "Single Worst Jobs Report in History"

Research by Andre Kurmann, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Economics of the LeBow College of Business, and Lien Ta, a doctoral student, indicating that employment in the leisure, hospitality and retail industries has declined by 60%, was mentioned in a May 7 CBS News story.

Drexel Dedicates Redone Outdoor Space and Korman Center Addition

The dedication of the transformed Korman Quad and the addition to the Korman Center was featured in a June 7 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story and on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM).

When it Comes to Weight Loss, Consistency May be Key to Success

A new study by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that dropping a consistent number of pounds each week was linked to greater long-term weight loss outcomes, was featured in Aug. 29 stories by CBS News, Forbes, New York Daily News, MinnPost, the Independent, International Business Times, Yahoo! Style, CBS Boston and Psych Central. The research was also featured in news segments on dozens of NBC local affiliate stations, including KVOA-TV (Tuscan, Arizona), WAVE-TV (Louisville, Kentucky) and KAUT-TV (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).

Cargo Shorts Debate: To Wear or Not to Wear?

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College, was interviewed on an Aug. 25 CBS This Morning segment about the debate over cargo shorts and their general place in men’s fashion.

How Painful will Health Care Costs be in 2016?

Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a story on Jan. 1 about healthcare costs in 2016. He also was quoted in a story on this topic on KLFY-TV (Louisiana) story on Jan. 3 

How Risky are Air Travel Germs?

Charles Haas, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 2 CBS News story about germs in air travel. 

How Popular is Sexting? The Numbers May Surprise You

A new study about the commonality of sexting by Emily Stasko, a PhD candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Pamela Geller, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Women’s Health Psychology Lab, continued to be picked up by numerous outlets on Aug. 10-12, including, Yahoo! Health, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, New York Post and The Daily Mail.

New Anti-Malaria Compound Causes Mosquito Parasites to Swell up and Explode

Akhil Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of its Center for Molecular Parasitology, was quoted in a story on CBS News about his research team’s discovery of a new class of drug compounds that cause the malaria parasite to burst.

Taser's 50,000-volt jolt can mess up your brain

A story on the research on the effects of tasers on the brain by Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justices studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, appeared on on Oct. 15.

Is the NFL alienating female fans?

Karen Weaver, an associate clinical professor and director of sport management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a article on Sept. 19 about the NFL’s female fans.