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All In The News tagged "WHYY-Radio"

How Drexel's Public School Experiment Could Change West Philadelphia

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was interviewed in a July 31 segment on WHYY.org's "The WHY" podcast about Drexel's plan to build a new public school building in West Philadelphia.

PES Refinery Fire and Closure

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was a guest on the July 2 episode of WHYY's "Radio Times," which focused on the air quality effects of the recent fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia and its subsequent closing. 

After South Jersey Wrestler’s Forced Haircut, Coaches May Get Sensitivity Training

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 26  WHYY.org  story about a bill introduced in the New Jersey General Assembly that would mandate sensitivity training for high school coaches, athletic staff and officials.

Philly Refinery Fire Under Investigation; Pollution Impact Unclear

Peter DeCarlo, PhD , an associate professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a June 11  WHYY  story about the health effects resulting from a fire Monday night at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery.

Drexel Survey Shows Wider Neighborhood Support for Overdose Prevention Site

Alexis Roth, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, led a study in the Journal of Urban Health that surveyed attitudes surrounding opening a proposed overdose prevention site in Kensington. The research was covered June 5 by WHYY.org.

Sweetened-beverage Sales Drop as a Result of Soda Tax, Penn Study Finds

Research by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, about the consumption effects of Philadelphia's sugary beverage tax was mentioned in a May 14 WHYY.org story.

Cat Fight: How to Manage Philadelphia’s Exploding Feral Cat Population

Jason Weckstein, PhD,  an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of ornithology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a May 9  WHYY.org  story about how to manage Philadelphia's growing feral cat population.

This Company Wants to Recycle Your Plastic Bags. There’s a Lot Riding on Whether It Succeeds

Grace Hsuan, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an April 22 WHYY.org story about a company that is working on a way to recycle plastic bags and other “flexible plastics.”

When It Comes to Job Training for Youth with Autism, Where They Live Matters

Anne Roux, research scientist in the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 19 WHYY.org story about the Institute's research on the disparity of vocational rehabilitation services for youth with autism across the country.

In Science We Trust

Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on the Jan. 25 episode of WHYY-Radio’s “The Pulse” in a segment about the public’s perception of scientists.

Juvenile Court Judges Waking Up to Trauma’s Effect on Kids

Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Dec. 19 story that appeared in The Notebook and WHYY about a course Bloom designed that will train court personnel about juvenile trauma and its effects.

So what's the climate change/asthma connection?

Ali Kenner, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 19 WHYY.org story about how climate change could affect people with asthma.