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How a New Tax Like Arizona’s Could Help Underfunded Schools in PA. | Opinion

Kimberly Sterin, a doctoral student in the School of Education, authored a Jan. 6 opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about Arizona’s Proposition 208, also known as the Invest in Education Act, which will raise state income tax from 4.5% to 8% for individuals earning above $250,000, or $500,000 for those filing jointly.

A Byproduct of the Pandemic? Colleges See Soaring Interest in Health Fields.

Drexel was included in a Dec. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about interest in medical school, nursing and other health-related fields soaring because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Mark Stehr, director of the School of Economics in the LeBow College of Business, were quoted in the story.

Yes, You Still Need To Wear a Mask After You Get the COVID-19 Vaccine. Here’s Why.

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 16 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why it’s important to wear a mask, even after you get a COVID-19 vaccine. The article was also published Dec. 16 by the Bradenton Herald, the Sacramento Bee and Sun Herald, among other outlets.

Why Getting COVID-19 at an Indoor Gathering Is Even Likelier Than Experts Once Thought

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new research on indoor transmission of COVID-19.

Why I Tell My Patients I Will Get the COVID-19 Vaccine | Expert Opinion

Daniel R Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Dec. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about the benefits of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel Needs Your Help To Find and Control Spotted Lanternflies

Karen Verderame, animal programs developer at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story about her collaboration with College of Engineering faculty members Maureen Tang, PhD, and Antonios Kontsos, PhD, to collect pictures of Spotted Lanternfly egg masses to train a computer vision program the engineers are developing to prevent the spread of the invasive species.

Drexel University To Open Research Center on Racism and Health

The Dornsife School of Public Health was featured Dec. 3 in stories published by The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Tribune and Philly Voice about a $9 million gift from alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David that will help establish a Center on Racism and Health, recruit and retain faculty experts on racial inequities in health and endow the deanship for public health. The story was also reported Dec. 4 on WPVI-TV (6-abc).

Exhausted Health-Care Workers ‘Scream Into the Abyss’ About Rising Coronavirus Cases

Tiffany Montgomery, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the exhaustion health care workers are feeling as COVID-19 cases increase and people disregard public health precautions. 

Seeing Hamilton With a Legal Lens

Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was featured in a Nov. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer review for the book "Hamilton and the Law," edited by Tucker.

Obamacare Insurance Policies Will Likely Improve Under Biden and Be Crucial During the Coronavirus

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Nov 22. Philadelphia Inquirer  article about how President-elect Joe Biden may improve Obamacare. 

Exploring the Legal World of Hamilton — and ‘Hamilton’ — in Collection Edited by a Drexel Law Professor | Book Review

Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was featured in a Nov. 13 Washington Post review for "Hamilton and the Law," edited by Tucker. The review was picked up by the Philadelphia Inquirer on Nov. 18.

For Drexel’s James Butler, Rebounding Is the Family Business | City 6 Profile

James Butler, an undergraduate in LeBow College of Business and a varsity men’s basketball player, was featured in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his family’s athletic lineage and his preparations for the upcoming season.