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All In The News tagged "Philly Voice"

Philly's Lingering Summer Weather Could Mean Higher Crime Rates, Research Suggests

Leah Schinasi, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Philly Voice story about her study into the linkages between warmer weather and crime. 

What is a Locavore?

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Philly Voice “Infrequently Asked Question” article about the definition and origin of the word “locavore,” someone who either prefers to, or exclusively, eats local food – food that was grown within 100 miles.

Philly Geek Awards Celebrate Nerds Far and Wide

Jeff Gregorio, a doctoral student in the College of Engineering; and Peter English, artist-in-residence at the ExCITe Center, were mentioned in an Aug. 28 Philly Voice story about the Philly Geek Awards. The duo won the “Maker of the Year” award for their creation, Drumhenge, a project composed of 16 drums that can be played by electromagnetic vibrations.

Vision 2020 to Host Women's History Scavenger Hunt on National Women’s Equality Day

A day of upcoming women’s history events hosted by Vision 2020, an initiative of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was previewed in an Aug. 22 Philly Voice article. The events were also highlighted in an Aug. 21 Uwishunu post about things to do in Philly this weekend.

Smokers More Likely to Quit When Cigarette Prices Increase

Research by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, that looked into how raising cigarette prices by a dollar can cut into smoking, was picked up on Aug. 18 by UPI and Business Standard, on Aug. 19 in Philly Voice, and on Aug. 21 by Politico New York, NewsMax Health and Money-ish.

Study: Hospital Workers Who Wash Can Still Spread MRSA to Babies

Neal Goldstein, PhD, assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 29 Philly Voice article about his study that found that even perfect hand hygiene in hospitals can’t stop the spread of MRSA among NICU babies.

In Schuylkill Yards Project, West Philly to Receive $3.1 Million in Affordable Housing

Drexel's partnership with Brandywine Realty in the Schuylkill Yards development project was featured in a June 27 Philly Voice story about their commitment to provide funds for affordable housing in West Philadelphia as part of the project. 

Infrequently Asked Questions: What Does 'Gourmet' Mean?

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was interviewed in a June 7 Philly Voice article about the origin and meaning of the word “gourmet” 

Drexel Therapist Sees Flaws, Strengths of Teen Suicide Portrayal in Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

Guy Diamond, PhD, director of Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a May 11 Philly Voice story on concerns about the way teenage suicide is handled in the Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why.”

Hey Philly, Your Home Kitchen Probably Fails a Health Inspection

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a May 9 PhillyVoice story about her studies into foodborne illness risk in Philadelphia kitchens.

Infrequently Asked Questions: What's The Point of Spires on Skyscrapers?

Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a May 3 Philly Voice "Infrequently Asked Questions" column about spires on skyscrapers.

A Year After Losing Son to Hit-and-Run, Mother Mourns by Helping Others

Drexel was mentioned in Philly Voice and Philadelphia Tribune stories on April 18 about the Jamal C. Morris Foundation’s event next month that will help raise money to fund scholarships for African-American students who want to study engineering. Morris was a Drexel alumnus who died after being struck while riding his bicycle in West Philadelphia.