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Malcolm Jenkins Giving Back Again Through S.T.E.A.M., Benefitting Philadelphia Youths

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a July 13 CBS Philly story about the center hosting a camp for area students interested in science, technology, engineering, arts, athletics and math, that was created by the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation.

New Restaurant Lets Customers Pay-What-You-Can In an Effort to Build Community 

The upcoming EAT Café was featured in a story March 30. Donnell Jones-Craven, the café’s general manager, Mariana Chilton, PhD, associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Callie Perrone, community engagement and communications fellow for the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, were all quoted or mentioned.

Report Says Phila. Region Among Worst For Asbestos Related Disease And Death

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed onKYW-TV (CBS-3) on March 11 about the prevalence of asbestos-related death and illness in the Philadelphia area.

Open Enrollment Ends Today For Health Insurance Via Federal Marketplace

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about the Affordable Care Act and challenges that it may be facing. He was also interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a story about the end of the ACA's open enrollment period.

Back From Injury, Meghan Creighton Making Things Go For Drexel

Head women’s basketball coach Denise Dillon and undergraduate Meghan Creighton, the team’s starting point guard, were quoted in a Dec. 22 story about Creighton’s successful return from injury this season.

Drexel Dedicates New Space For Medical Device Developers

Keith Orris, senior vice president for corporate relations and economic development, was quoted in a Dec. 5 story about Drexel opening a new collaborative accelerator space for medical device developers. 

Facebook Criticized For Not Using Safety Check Feature During Beirut Attacks

Rogelio Miñana, PhD, professor and head of the department of global studies and modern languages in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 16 CBS Philly article about Facebook not using the safety check feature during attacks in Beirut.

Gov. Wolf Talks About Budget Impasse During Philadelphia Visit

Drexel and the LeBow College of Business were featured in several publications for hosting Philadelphia magazine’s “Think Fest” event, including a Nov. 6 article about Governor Tom Wolf’s discussion at the event.

Broadcast Commercials Incorrectly Use Popular Computer Term

Jennifer Booker, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a Nov. 2 CBS Philly story about people improperly using the word “backslash.” 

Month Long Celebration Of Italian Culture Wraps Up This Week

A wine and cheese tasting hosted by the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management in celebration of Italian culture month was mentioned on on Oct. 26.

Philadelphia-Area Universities Line Up Diverse Group Of Commencement Speakers

Drexel was mentioned in a May 4 CBS Philly list of commencement speakers at local universities.

Area Schoolkids Compete in Underwater Robotics Challenge

Drexel was mentioned as the host of the SeaPerch underwater robotics competition in April 24 WTXF-TV (FOX-29), WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) broadcasts.