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How Hair Discrimination Impacts Black Americans in Their Personal Lives and the Workplace

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an April 2 PBS News Hour story about the CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” and how hair discrimination affects Black Americans in their personal lives and the work place.

A Yearslong Push To Ban Hair Discrimination Is Gaining Momentum

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 30 PBS News Hour article about the CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” and how a year’s long push to ban hair discrimination is gaining momentum.

How ‘Upcycling’ Discarded Ingredients Into Food Is Gaining Momentum

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Sept. 13 PBS “NewsHour” segment about the growing trend of upcycling food, or using discard ingredients to make other food items.

Tech Takeover: Drexel University

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics; and Chelsea Amanatides, senior testing technician in the Center, and Rich Vallett, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Dec. 18 PBS "Tech Takeover" story about their research in the Center to develop applications for advanced fabrics. The piece aired locally on WLVT-TV (PBS-39).

Drone Monitoring of Volcanoes Could Improve Warning Times 

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 5 story on PBSNova Now discussing the applicability of drones to monitor volcanoes.

The Crowd and the Cloud: Philly Unleaded

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communitirs, and Michelle Taylor, program manager of Witnesses to Hunger, an initiative of the Center, were featured in a show called "The Crowd and the Cloud" that aired April 13 on WHYY-TV. The show featured the Witnesses program as its members tested their homes' drinking water for lead levels.

Column: Should Companies Stay Politically Neutral?

PBS Newshour, Fast Company and Smart Company (Australia) are among the media outlets that picked up on Feb. 8 an opinion piece authored by Daniel Korschun, PhD, associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, for The Conversation about his research on the political stand of companies in the political divide.