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Unknown Insect Species Fossilized in Precious Opal Leaves Scientists Searching for Answers

Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 6 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about an opal-encased insect specimen.

In University City, the Largest Wawa in Philadelphia Opens With 'Dragon Double Shot'

The opening of the new Wawa on Drexel's campus was featured on KYW-TV (CBS-3), WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and KYW Newsradio (1060-AM).

Philly-Area Astronaut to Lead Mission to Space Station

Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 7 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast about College of Engineering alumnus Christopher Ferguson being chosen to command the first commercial space shuttle flight, in 2019.

Justice Kennedy’s Departure from the Supreme Court

Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a July 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about the impact of Justice Kennedy’s departure from the Supreme Court.

Drexel Program Helps Teens With Autism

Paul Shattuck, PhD, leader of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Life Course Outcomes program and an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) in a May 1 story about the National Autism Data Center and the challenges faced by those with autism who age out of high school. This story was part of an ongoing series tied to the Eagles Autism Challenge, which is raising funds for research at the Institute.

Drexel University Researchers Work to Prevent Future Mid-Air Disasters

Antonios Kontsos, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in an April 25 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about his lab’s research on detecting material fatigue and how this could help prevent structural failures like the one that caused an engine explosion in Southwest Flight 1380.

Pa. Medical Marijuana Program to About to Double in Size, Adding Unique Research at Philly Medical Schools

Drexel was mentioned in March 22 Philadelphia Inquirer and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) stories as one of Pennsylvania’s eight major university health systems considering conducting medical marijuana research after the state’s program expands into its second phase.

How the CVS and Aetna Deal Could Impact You

Michael Howley, PhD, clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed for a Dec. 4 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about CVS Health's announcement of its plan to buy Aetna Health Insurance and what the deal would mean for consumers.

Saving a Life at Hahnemann University Hospital's Trauma Unit

Marcin Jankowski, DO, a faculty member in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Nov. 2 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about how the trauma team at Hahnemann University Hospital treats gunshot victims.

For Trauma Victims, Program Tries to Mend Emotional Injuries

Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in a Nov. 2 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about how Healing Hurt People, the Drexel-based intervention program, is breaking the cycle of gun violence in Philadelphia. The story also featured Jermaine McCorey, a Healing Hurt People community health worker.

Medicaid Changes a Flashpoint in Sen. Pat Toomey's Home State of Pennsylvania

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was interviewed for a June 23 WCAU-PHI (NBC 10) segment on the new health care bill crafted by GOP Republicans. He was also interviewed on the "Knowledge@Wharton" Sirius XM radio program on the opioid epidemic in the United States.

Philadelphia Museum's Fossil Surgeon Reveals Ancient Past

A Philadelphia Inquirer story about Fred Mullison, fossil preparator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, has been picked up by multiple media outlets, including the website of WCAU-TV (NBC-10) June 19 and the New Jersey Herald June 17.