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The World’s First Public Orchestra Launches in Philadelphia

The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in a Sept. 30 Philadelphia Magazine article about its involvement in the creation of the world’s first public orchestra, backed by a $700,000 PEW grant. 

Fully Vaxxed and Worried About Delta? Here’s What You Need To Know Now

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 27 Philadelphia magazine article about breakthrough infections and how to weigh the risks of vaxxed-only, mask-off environments.

This Student-Run Food Rescue Program Delivers 100,000 Pounds of Food To Philadelphians per Week

Sharing Excess, a non-profit startup founded by Evan Ehlers while he was a student at the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Feb. 23 Philadelphia magazine story. As hunger in 2020 worsened in the city and food supply streams grew more unpredictable, the organization helped bridge the gap between excess food in grocery stores and restaurants and food-insecure Philadelphians. By December, Sharing Excess had rescued one million pounds of food.

Q&A: Everything You Need To Know About Herd Immunity and COVID-19

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 15 Philadelphia magazine article about herd immunity and CVOID-19.

What Health Experts Want You To Know as We Enter Flu Season Amid COVID

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor of the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in an Oct. 8 Philadelphia magazine article about the best advice on how to stay safe from both the coronavirus and the flu.

COVID Vaccine Skepticism Is on the Rise. Here’s What Experts Say Could Change That.

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Philadelphia magazine article about vaccine skepticism being on the rise and how leaders can reverse that trend.

How a New App Could Help Prevent Opioid Overdoses in Philadelphia

Stephen Lankenau, PhD, is featured in a Sept. 23 Philadelphia magazine article about how a team of Dornsife School of Public Health researchers has developed an app to help address the opioid crisis in Philadelphia.

What Would Philly Look Like If Urbanists Ran the City?

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation and Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in a story in the September 2020 edition of Philadelphia magazine speculating on what the city would look like if it was run by urbanists. The piece mentions "SIM-PHL," an urban planning game created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center.

Philly Should Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis — and Then Do Something About It

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 20 Philadelphia magazine article about what it would mean to declare racism a public health emergency and what our officials can do to help ensure health equity now.

Scott Gabriel Knowles Is on a Quest to Understand What the Pandemic Reveals About Americans

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor and department head of History  in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an Aug. 15 Philadelphia magazine article about his daily livestream interviews and discussion series “COVIDCalls” – where he works to understand just what the pandemic might reveal about Americans. Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in the article discussing the social problems exacerbated by the pandemic. Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were also mentioned in the piece.

3 Ways the Coronavirus Crisis Is Expected to Shape Housing Prices in and Around Philly

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in Aug. 1 Philadelphia magazine and Philadelphia Inquirer articles about expectations for the Philly housing market amid the coronavirus crisis.

How Can the City Protect Residents From Extreme Heat Amid COVID? Philly Health Experts Have Ideas

Leah Schinasi, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 8 Philadelphia Magazine article about how Philadelphia plans to fight two health crises at once: the heat and the coronavirus.