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In The Age of The Social Media Attack, Temple Freshman Lands on Haters' Radar

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks story about the security challenges posed by a spike in threats on social media since the election of Donald Trump.

 

Increased Car Traffic During SEPTA Strike Increased Air Pollution by 400 Percent

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences; and Shannon Capps, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, were mentioned in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about increased air pollution during the SEPTA strike earlier this month.

Fasting for Health: The Science Behind This Growing Trend

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Nov. 17 WHYY/Newsworks story about the new trend of intermittent fasting.

Nearly 2 Million in Philly Area Could Lose Health Coverage if Push for ACA Repeal Succeeds

Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in two stories on what will happen in the event that the Affordable Care Act is repealed by the new Republican supermajority. The first story was Nov. 9 on The Street and the second was Nov. 10 on WHYY/Newsworks.

America’s Ambivalence About Race is Seeping Into Science

Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 4 WHYY/Newsworks "The Pulse" story about the need to separate race from genetic research, since there is no biological tie to race. The story also aired on WESA-FM (Pittsburgh) the same day. 

Former Philadelphia Top Cop Says a National Standard is Needed on Releasing Police Videos

Charles H. Ramsey, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Development, was quoted in a Sept. 26 WHYY-FM/Newsworks story about the need for a national standard regarding the release of police videos.

Choreographing the Chaos of Conflict, Boris Charmatz Brings Moving Sculpture to Fringe

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 9 WHYY/Newsworks story about the 2016 Fringe Festival performance of Boris Charmatz’s "Levée des conflits" and experiential dance spaces including the Drexel Armory. Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in a related story in Phindie on Sept. 10.

Aetna Pulling Back From Obamacare in Pennsylvania

Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was on WHYY’s “Radio Times” Aug. 16 to discuss the Affordable Care Act in relation to the presidential election. He also discussed health insurer Aetna’s decision to pull itself out of most public exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act, a topic which he was quoted on in a WHYY/Newsworks story the same day.

 

Op-Ed: 40 Years After Legionnaires Outbreak, the Case for a 'Safe Breathing Water Act'

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and head of the Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department in the College of Engineering, authored a July 22 commentary for Newsworks.org about the need to strengthen the Safe Drinking Water Act as we approach the 40th anniversary of Philadelphia’s Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak.

Merger of Jefferson, Aria Health Now Complete

Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks story July 11 about Aria Health’s merger with Jefferson University.

The Scientific Breakthroughs Behind Modern Fabric

Genevieve Dion, PhD, assistant professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a June 23 WHYY/Newsworks story about modern fabric innovations.

Food Insecurity Worst In South Jersey, Report Says

Mariana Chilton, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a May 13 WHYY/Newsworks.org story on food insecurity being particularly impactful in southern New Jersey.