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All In The News tagged "The Wall Street Journal"

‘Of Human Kindness’ Review: Theater of Emotions

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and Distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an April 22 Wall Street Journal review of her book "Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy."

Can’t Make Your College Tour? the Campus Will Come To You

Craig Kampes, associate vice president for marketing and communications in the Office of Enrollment Management and Student Success, was quoted in a March 11 Wall Street Journal story about creative ways universities were able to connect with prospective students during the pandemic. The piece highlighted Drexel's virtual campus on Minecraft, a Drexel recipe book and a Lego version of the Main Building.

Philadelphia’s Union Thuggery

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in March 8 Wall Street Journal editorial about Philadelphia’s unions. In 2009, Gillen analyzed city and federal data and found a unionization rate of 75% for private construction jobs in Philadelphia County, compared to 14% nationally.

A Recovery That Started Out Like a V Is Changing Shape

André Kurmann, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Economics of LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a July 1 Wall Street Journal story about the economy showing signs of sputtering in the past two weeks after recovering rapidly from mid-April through mid-June.

Many Minnesota Police Officers Remain on the Force Despite Misconduct

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 25 Wall Street Journal story about the employment and arbitration practices of the Minneapolis police department.

Boeing and Airbus Study How Coronavirus Behaves During Air Travel

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 26 Wall Street Journal story about how the risk of airborne transmission of the coronavirus could affect the airline industry. The story was picked up by FOX Business and MSN Money.

A Crisis for Urban Universities

Initiatives led by President John Fry to revive neighborhoods in West Philadelphia, during his tenure at the University of Pennsylvania and now at Drexel, were noted in an essay published in The Wall Street Journal on May 7.

Why Some Men Favor Dresses—Ahem, Nightshirts—Over Pajamas

Claire Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College and Fox Historical Costume Collection curator, was quoted in a March 23 Wall Street Journal story about the potential of nightshirts for men making a comeback.

New Help for Dementia Patients, Delivered Via Games and Puzzles

Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 17 Wall Street Journal article about the Tailored Activity Program, a therapy program created by Gitlin and her colleagues, that helps alleviate symptoms like agitation and aggression for dementia patients.

Thinking of a College Co-op Program? Here’s What You Need to Know

Drexel was mentioned in a Feb. 9 Wall Street Journal story about universities that have co-op programs and what students should know when considering attending one.

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.