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All In The News tagged "WPVI-TV 6-abc"

Drexel Police Catch Two Men After Pursuit

Drexel police were mentioned in a May 25 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story for their involvement in catching two men on pursuit.

A Celebration of Skating

Love on the Streets, a festival celebrating skateboarding, music and the arts, which was organized by Joseph Esposito, an undergraduate in Westphal College, was mentioned in a WPVI-TV (6-ABC) segment on May 9. The festival was a fundraiser for the Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund, which builds community parks throughout the city.

Music Revival

Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Marc Offenbach, an assistant professor in the College, and Matthew Kleinman, an undergraduate music industry student, were featured in a May 8 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the College’s Uncovering the Philly Groove class. In the class students are putting the finishing touches on songs from the defunct Philly Groove Record label that were originally recorded more than 40 years ago.

Bacteria Transplants Newest Disease-Fighting Frontier

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a special health report on May 5 on WPVI-TV (6-abc) discussing the benefits of using a fecal matter transplant to treat C. difficile, a dangerous and potentially life threatening intestinal infection.

April 27 Dobidio WPVI

Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on April 27 about facial recognition technology. 

Drexel Hosts Spring Career Fair

City Council Focuses on Food Truck Bill

Drexel was mentioned in a March 30 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about a new bill focused on food truck safety procedures.

Fourth Annual BeWell Philly Boot Camp Coming to Drexel

The Drexel Rec Center was mentioned as the host of the fourth annual BeWellPhilly Bootcamp in a March 23 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story. The event will take place on June 6.

Local Students React to Fraternity Firestorm Following Racist Chant

Undergraduate students Owen Fessick, Orcel Kounga and Sohil Mehta were interviewed in a March 11 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment at local university students’ reactions to the controversy surrounding members of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity who were caught on video singing racist chants.

Uncovering the Philly Groove

"Uncovering the Philly Groove," an event hosted by MAD Dragon Media and the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment on March 3. The event debuted four songs from the defunct Philly Groove Records label, completed by Drexel music industry students more than 40 years after they were originally recorded.


Drexel was mentioned as the host of Philly CodeFest in a Feb. 23 segment on WPVI-TV (6-abc). The two-day coding marathon challenged participants to approach some of society’s biggest problems with creative technological solutions.

Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year

Adam Fontecchio, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a Feb. 20 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about Delaware Valley Engineer’s Week. Fontecchio was named Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year at a ceremony last week.