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Beetles aid Drexel researcher in monitoring stream health

Daniel Duran, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks story on June 26 about his citizen-science research looking for marsh ground beetles along stream banks in the region.

Drexel Students Create Mobile Parking App

Vu Bui, Thach Nguyen and Duc Nguyen, undergraduate students in the College of Computing & Informatics, were quoted in a June 26 WCAU-TV and NBC10.com story about apps they developed to help drivers find parking spots in the city.

The Public Relations Debate About Global Warming Heats Up

A study about the funding behind the climate change denial movement by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Forbes.com article on June 26.

In Supreme Court spike of abortion protest buffer, a Colorado question

David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in a Denver Post story on June 26 about the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion clinic buffer zones.

Drexel Lacrosse Team to Play in Friendship Games in Japan

Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Voelker was mentioned in a June 19 post on LaxPower.com about Drexel’s upcoming appearance in the Friendship Games in Tokyo, Japan. The Dragons will play two games against international competition, as well as conducting clinics during the tour.

Meet the Father-Son Team Who Discovered Truvia’s Fatal Effects on Fruit Flies

Daniel Marenda, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed with his son and scientific co-author Simon Kaschock-Marenda in an article on New York magazine’s GrubStreet.com on June 18 about their research with Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, on the potential insecticide uses of the sweetener erythritol.

The lowly potato has friends in high places

Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer on June 19 in a story about the controversy surrounding a proposal to allow WIC benefits for low-income mothers of young children to cover the purchase of white potatoes.

N.C.A.A. President Will Get His Say at Antitrust Trial

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was mentioned in a New York Times story on June 18 for testifying in the Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust against the NCAA.

Teens Largely Unware of the Consequences of Sexting

A new study on ‘sexting’ – sending sexually explicit text messages – by David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, an associate professor of psychology and law and director of Drexel’s joint JD/PhD program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law, Heidi Strohmaier, a PhD candidate in psychology, and Megan Murphy, a JD/PhD candidate, was featured on KYW Newsradio, Boston.com, PhillyMag.com, VentureBeat.com and a number of other outlets on June 18 and 19.

Drexel leads the charge in an exciting new field

Gregory Fridman, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a June 19 Keystone Edge post about the Drexel Plasma Institute’s partnership with Advanced Plasma Solutions to commercialize its technology. Alexander Fridman, PhD, John A. Nyheim Chair Professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Institute, was also mentioned.

New on Campus: Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

The opening of Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center was mentioned in a June 19 Keystone Edge post. The Center, which opened last week, will offer space for community outreach activities.

Why Hackers Should Care About Accessibility

Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of Drexel’s ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 18 Fast Company “Co.Labs” post about considering accessibility for disabled users when designing apps.