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All In The News tagged "Yahoo News"

Philadelphia Landmarks Lit Blue and Gold for Drexel's Men's and Women's Basketball Teams

The success of Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams was recognized Thursday night when a number of Philadelphia’s iconic buildings and spaces were lit up blue and gold. The lighting was mentioned during a KYW-TV (CBS-3) news broadcast on March 18 and the story was picked up by Yahoo! News.

Universities Face Financial Impact After Coronavirus Spikes, Students Forced off Campus

President John Fry was quoted in an Aug. 26 FOX News online story about colleges pivoting to remote learning in the fall. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance.


Report: NCAA Chose Not to Adopt Recommended Academic Fraud Reforms in Wake of UNC Scandal

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in Oct. 6 Yahoo! and The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina) articles about the NCAA declining to adopt academic fraud reforms in wake of the University of North Carolina scandal.

The Fashion Backlash to Cargo Shorts Has Reached an All-Time High

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College was quoted in a July 16 Yahoo! Lifestyle article about the allure and debatable stylishness of cargo shorts.

A "Tick Explosion" Is Coming This Summer, and No One Is Safe

Kayla Soccarras, a doctoral researcher in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 23 Yahoo! Lifestyle story about an impending uptick in bug populations this summer and how to avoid tick bites.

Here's Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Feb. 7 Reader's Digest article about the dangers of washing chicken before cooking. The story was picked up by Yahoo! Lifestyle

Supreme Court Issues Temporary Stay on Louisiana Law Curtailing Abortion Rights

Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 31 Yahoo! News article about Louisiana Act 620 and the impending Supreme Court decision on whether the proposed law can be enacted.

Educate Yourself on Being a Caregiver

Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 4 Kiplinger article about resources available for those who are serving as family members’ caregivers. The post was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance.

‘Thirdhand Smoke’ in Carpets and Furniture Could Pose Health Risk, Scientists Warn

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in Mother Nature Network, Yahoo! News and BGRstories on May 10 about his research on third-hand smoke chemicals with Michael Waring, PhD, also an associate professor in the College and Anita Avery, PhD, who was a doctoral researcher at Drexel. A May 9 Washington Post story about the research was picked up by a number of national and regional outlets including, CBS News Online, Slate and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and internationally by media in Canada, New Zealand, England, Peru, Denmark, China, Israel and India. And NPR’s coverage has aired on many of its affiliates across the country.

Soda Tax May Cut Sugary Drink Consumption, New Study Finds

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 Sierra magazine article on her study on the effect Philadelphia’s sugary beverage tax had on soda consumption in the city. Stories in Consumer Reports  (which was picked up by Yahoo! Finance) and ZME Science also quoted Auchincloss. Additionally, local television news affiliates across the country, including WTHR-IN (NBC-13 in Indianapolis), WPXI-PIT (NBC-11 in Pittsburgh) and WBRE- TV (NBC-11 in Scranton), covered the study, as did radio stations The Big 870 in New Orleans and WBBM-AM in Chicago.

How to Eat Healthier Over the Holidays

A study on not washing your poultry before cooking by Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Healthy Professions, was referenced in a Nov. 15 Yahoo! Finance article on healthy eating over the holidays.