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All In The News tagged "The Wall Street Journal"

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low

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. 16 Wall Street Journal article about how summer unemployment among young Americans is the lowest it has been since the 1960s.

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate’s Hair?

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Wall Street Journal article about the importance of hairstyles for the Democratic presidential candidates.

People With Autism Are Hot Hires for AI Jobs

The "2015 National Indicators Report: Transition Into Adulthood" by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was referred in an Aug. 1 Wall Street Journal story about companies hiring people with autism for artificial-intelligence jobs.

The Divine Artistic Hand in My Late Mother’s Beauty

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honor College and distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an op-ed that was published in The Wall Street Journal on May 10 about her mother's influence on her art.

Kant in Kindergarten Could Ease the Civility Crisis

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honor College and distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an op-ed that was published in The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 28 in regards to the civility crisis and the potential to introduce categorial imperatives in kindergarten.

‘James Galanos: Design Integrity’ Review: The West Coast King of Fashion

Drexel's Fox Historic Costume Collection, in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design was featured in a Nov. 10 Wall Street Journal article detailing its exhibition, James Galanos: Design Integrity. The show explores Galanos' meticulous construction and embellishment with about 60 ensembles from post-war through the '90s. The show is on display through Jan. 8.

Shakespeare’s Uncomfortable Message for Baby Boomers

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honor College and distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an op-ed that was published in The Wall Street Journal on Oct. 26 about Shakespeare's message for baby boomers.

Brain Scans Can Detect Who Has Better Skills

Hasan Ayaz, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an Oct. 3 Wall Street Journal story about how functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) could be useful in fields like design and marketing to understand how people make decisions. Ayaz and Rajneesh Suri, PhD, vice dean for research and strategic partnerships and professor in the LeBow College of Business, are collaborating on this type of research.

The Humanities’ Decline Makes Us Morally Obtuse

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honor College and distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an op-ed that was published in The Wall Street Journal on Sept. 21 about the assumption these days that people are monolithic—either completely good or completely bad. The best way to repudiate that assumption, according to Cohen, is to study the humanities, which illuminate human life in all its complexity.

Is Getting ‘Hangry’ Actually a Thing?

Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 29 Wall Street Journal story about whether irritability can be the direct result of low blood sugar.

The Lost Art of the Apology Letter

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, a dean of the Pennoni Honor College and distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an Aug. 3 column in The Wall Street Journal about the lost art of writing apology letters.

Scientists Track Neutrinos Through Ice to Their Source in the Cosmos

Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a July 12 BBC Radio story on her work that helped find the source of neutrinos, known as “ghost particles.” She was also quoted in Wall Street JournalNewsweekChristian Science MonitorVox and Symmetry magazine stories, all on July 12.