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All In The News tagged "The Washington Post"

Go Ahead and Send That Sext. It Could be Good for Your Relationship

Emily Stasko, a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 2 Washington Post story about her recent study on the prevalence of “sexting,” sending sexually explicit text messages, among adults.

Washington Revs up Plans for Pope Francis’s Historic September Visit

Scott White, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and head of the Computing Security and Technology program, was quoted in an Aug. 26 Washington Post story about preparations for the Pope’s visit to Washington, D.C.

U-Va. Starts New Undergraduate Degree Program for STEM Teachers

Drexel was included in an Aug. 20 Washington Post article as one of the few universities to receive a federal grant to train STEM teachers.

The U.S. Court System is Criminally Unjust

Adam Benforado, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was featured in a July 20 Washington Post story about his new book, “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice.”

Do These Eight Things and You Will be More Creative and Insightful, Neuroscientists Say

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was the subject of a July 6 Washington Post feature about creative insight.

New Paper Disputes the Hulking Bulk of Dreadnoughtus, Thought the World’s Heaviest Dinosaur

Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in stories in The Washington Post, National Geographic and LiveScience on June 9 about measuring the size of the dinosaur Dreadnoughtus.

Mother, daughter from Virginia on flight that crashed in French Alps

Multiple media outlets reported on March 25 that a 2013 Drexel graduate from the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Emily Selke, and her mother were among the three Americans who died in the Germanwings plane crash.

For adults with autism, a lack of support when they need it most

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor and leader of the research program area in life course outcomes in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Washington Post article on March 24 about the service needs of adults with autism.

Fairfax Police Commission Adds Outside Voices

Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the criminology and justice studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Washington Post story on March 14 about a new police commission in Fairfax County on the fatal shooting of John Greer in 2013.

This Rare Butterfly is Half Male, Half Female

Stories about a rare half-male, half-female butterfly that will soon be on display at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University ran on and on Jan 7-8. The story was also featured in The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Download latest app before the symphony

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an Oct. 31 Washington Post story about cultural institutions using technology to attract new generations of art consumers. Kim helped design an interactive app with the Philadelphia Orchestra that debuted earlier in the month.

Hirshhorn ends docent program, telling volunteers that they are no longer needed

Lois Kuter, manager of volunteer services at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Washington Post article about the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s recent decision to end their docent program.