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All In The News tagged "WHYY-FM Newsworks"

To Prevent OD Deaths, Philly to Give Out Naloxone as People Leave Jail

Megan Reed, a researcher and doctoral candidate in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 WHYY/ story about Philadelphia jails distributing overdose-reversing drugs to inmates with a history of intravenous drug use when they are released.

With Help From Drexel Prof, Snow-Melting Concrete May Someday Clear Wintry Roads

Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Sept. 16 WHYY/ story about his research on using paraffin oil to make roads that can melt off ice and snow.

Locke in West Philly Becomes City's 12th Community School

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was quoted in a Sept. 6 Philadelphia Public School Notebook story about Drexel supporting Alain Locke School as part of the Mayor’s Community Schools Initiative. Drexel will use funding from the Promise Neighborhood grant to fund community resources and services at Locke. A related story also ran on Newsworks.

Coming Soon to Philly Schools: 22 City-Paid Social Workers

Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 16 Philadelphia Inquirer story and an Aug. 17 WHYY/ story about the Philadelphia School District funding 22 city-paid social workers. Seven of the schools, located in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone Neighborhood, will be funded through a U.S. Department of Education grant managed by Drexel.

Drexel Photo Exhibit Focuses on Dangers, Diseases American Workers Endure

Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 10 WHYY/Newsworks story about the photo exhibits "Badges" and "Life's Work," about hazardous work environments, currently being displayed in the Rincliffe Gallery of the Main Building. Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, brought the exhibits, by photographer Earl Dotter, to Drexel.

Philly Inventors Wants to Build a Bullet Proof Curtain

James Ostman, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on WHYY-Radio (91-FM)’s “Newsworks Tonight” in a segment about his group’s senior design project: a bulletproof curtain system.

Drexel to Reveal Magnetic Drums to the World

Jeff Gregorio, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, and Peter English a Knight Foundation artist-in-residence at the ExCITe Center, were featured in a June 14 WHYY/Newsworks story about an electromagnetic drum instrument they invented.

Lawmakers Recognizing Need For Food Stamps May Block Trump From Cutting Program by $4.6B

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was interviewed in a May 24 WHYY/Newsworks story about proposed cuts to the federal food stamp program.

Health Hazards Lurk in Home Kitchens, Drexel Study Finds

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a May 18 WHYY/ story about her recent study on foodborne illness risk in home kitchens. Her work was also featured during a WXIN-TV (FOX-Indianapolis)broadcast on May 17.

Pa. Leader in Promoting Gender Equality Reflects on Progress, Challenges

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was interviewed about Vision 2020 and 50/50 Day, a global day of action and conversations around gender equality, during a May 10 WHYY/Newsworks segment.

Exploring the Past, Future of Philly Neighborhoods During Annual Jane's Walk

Nancy Trainer, associate vice president for Planning and Design in University Facilities, was mentioned in a May 6 Newsworks story for talking to those participating in the Jane Jacobs walk about future plans for the former University City High School site.

Nutrition Policy Advocates Fear Cuts to Food Stamp Program

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was interviewed for a May 3 WHYY/Newsworks story on funding of programs like food stamps.