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Innovation and Inspiration for Kids at Philadelphia Science Festival

Drexel was mentioned in an April 24 WHYY/Newsworks story about the Philadelphia Science Festival, which is happening this week throughout the city.

Essay: Under the Bridge, A World of Pain Not So Far From Any of Us

The Dornsife School of Public Health was mentioned in an April 24 WHYY/Newsworks column about Philadelphia's open-air drug market in Kensington.

Thousands 'March for Science' in Philly and Across the Nation

Tucker Collins, an undergraduate in the Pennoni Honors College, and Makiri Sei, a staff scientist in Malacology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, were quoted in an April 22 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about Saturday’s March for Science in Philadelphia.

Changing Climate and Flattening Earth: Teaching Science in a 'Fake News' World

Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in an April 11 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about teaching science in a "fake news" world. 

Driverless Cars — a Public Health Benefit?

Janet Fleetwood, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Pulbic Health, was interviewed in an April 2 WHYY/Newsworks story about the public health aspects of self-driving cars.

On ‘Radio Times’: Analysts Call Gorsuch ‘The New Kid on the Block’

Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed March 22 on WHYY-FM’s “Radio Times” about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

Travel Ban Adds Stress to 'Match Week' for These Iranian Medical Residency Applicants

Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 12 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about how President Trump’s executive orders on immigration could affect foreign medical students who are “matching” with residency programs this week.

Smoking Ban in Public Housing Cleans Up Air, Sets Philly as National Model

Ann Klassen, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 1 WHYY/Newsworks.org story on her study into how going smoke-free cut potential secondhand smoke exposures in Philadelphia’s public housing properties.

Repairs, Questions Remain About Delaware River Bridge Closure

Joseph Martin, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Jan. 27 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about the process of repairing a crack in the support structure of the Delaware River Bridge.

Senator Jeff Sessions, Race and Law Enforcement

Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a Jan. 22 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about how the appointment of Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General could affect cases involving police shooting unarmed people of color.

Essay: More Creative Approaches to Learning Can Empower Students of All Ages

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, authored a Jan. 20 essay for Newsworks.org about the Center’s “Learning Innovation Initiative.” Part of the program includes as speaker series that begins next Tuesday with John Maeda, a renowned innovator in education, technology and design.

Philadelphia Officials Wait to See What's Coming from Trump

Robert I. Field, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 18 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about what to expect from the incoming Trump administration, and what could happen to Medicaid if Congress repealed or amended the Affordable Care Act.