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Why TIME Devoted an Issue to the Impact of the Pandemic on the Next Generation

Hannah Beier, a Photography student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on May 21 in Time Magazine. Beier’s senior thesis project, “Time Apart”, graces the cover and a portfolio of images are featured inside the magazine in support of an article about how COVID-19 will shape the graduating class of 2020 for the rest of their lives.

Recent Drexel Graduate's Photo Makes Cover of Time Magazine

Hannah Beier, an undergraduate photography student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, whose photography was featured on the cover of TIME magazine on May 21, was interviewed in a May 26 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the photo and her senior project that included images she took remotely of her friends and family during the pandemic.

Estimating the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Philadelphia

Kevin Gillen,PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed in an April 20 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) podcast about a new report by the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation that provides one of the first estimates of the economic toll the coronavirus will have on Philadelphia —impacting everything from real estate and manufacturing to unemployment and homelessness.

Drexel University Working to Fill Critical Need for COVID-19 Masks and Respirators

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics, and Charles Cairns, MD, dean of the College of Medicine, were quoted in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how local manufacturers are pitching in to produce masks for health care workers.

Why Some Men Favor Dresses—Ahem, Nightshirts—Over Pajamas

Claire Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College and Fox Historical Costume Collection curator, was quoted in a March 23 Wall Street Journal story about the potential of nightshirts for men making a comeback.

Why Zippers Are On Different Sides for Men and Women's Clothing

Lisa Hayes, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 25 HuffPost story about the origin of zipper locations on men's and women's clothing.

Philly Must Plan for a Post-Refinery Future

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was mentioned in a Feb. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer editorial about the fate of the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site, which could be decided in bankruptcy court this week.

Streaming Rescued Record Labels. But Has It Abandoned Artists?

Marc Offenbach an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 7 American Public Media story that aired on Minnesota Public Radio's "Marketplace" about Warner Music going public.

Pro-Refinery Factions Intensify Pressure to Negate PES Sale Agreement

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 30 WHYY.org article about the winning bid for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions complex. Factions who want to see the complex continue to operate as a refinery have ramped up pressure in light of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court confirmation hearing on the company’s Chapter 11 reorganization plan, which will happen next week.

The Economic Reality That’s Splitting the Country Apart

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, was quoted in a Jan. 29 Governing article about the need for a combination of smart federal policy, new norms and models in the investor world to address the imbalance of infrastructure investment, which is increasingly concentrated in a small number of cities.

Are Smartshirts Next?

Conductive MXene yarn research by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering; Geneveive Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics; and Simge Uzun, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Jan. 29 Yale Scientific magazine story about the future of wearable technology.

How a Brewerytown Record Store Owner Is Shining a Light on Our Overlooked Musical Past

Drexel’s student-run record label, MAD Dragon, was mentioned in a Jan. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an effort to preserve Philadelphia’s musical history. Last year MAD Dragon released an album by Nat Turner Rebellion, a now-defunct funk band that originally recorded it 50 years ago.