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App idea considered to make Center City tourism easier

Rosalind Remer, PhD, vice president and executive director of the Office of the President, was quoted in a Nov.1 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a build-your-own itinerary app for tourists that used research by graduate students in the Heritage Tourism Project at Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.

As Decades of Korean Adoptions Dwindle, Identity Issues Remain

Benjamin Oser, coordinator of programming initiatives and campus engagement in the Office of Student Affairs, was quoted in an Oct. 23 NBCNews.com article about self-identification of adopted Koreans.

New Appointments

The appointment of David L. Unruh as senior vice president for Institutional Advancement and Randall C. Deike as senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Success was noted in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Oct. 16, 2014. Unruh’s appointment was also listed in Inside Higher Ed on Oct. 16.

Cultural-community ties lacking in W. Phila.

A new study on arts organizations in Mantua, Powelton Village and West Powelton, conducted by a team of faculty and students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on the cover of the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Tribune on August 24. Julie Hawkins, assistant professor and program director of arts administration, and Neville Vakharia, assistant professor and research director of arts administration, were quoted. The study was also covered by KYW Newsradio, which quoted Andrew Zitcer, assistant teaching professor in the arts administration program, and CBSLocal.com

Eating whelk and clam-killing snails - a closer look at Phila. region's seashells

Amanda Lawless, a malacologist at The Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a July 31 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org article about Philadelphia-area seashells.

University City Science Center and Drexel Opened the Innovation Center

Kara Lindstrom, program manager for the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a July 28 Metro story about the opening of the Innovation Center @3401.

On the Boards

Brian Keech, senior vice president of Government and Community Relations, was mentioned in a July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer “On the Boards” section for being named a board member to People's Emergency Center, a West Philadelphia human-services agency.

On the Boards

David Wilson, vice president of government and community relations, was mentioned in a July 14 Philadelphia Inquirer “On the Boards” column for joining the board of Campus Philly.

THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR YOU

Jennifer Warshaw, health educator at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment on July 9 featuring the center’s nutrition education class and tips for eating more fruits and vegetables.

In the Know

The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was spotlighted in Philly Current magazine’s July issue.

Investors get schooled in housing

A CNBC.com article on July 8 featured American Campus Communities, the largest student housing real estate investment trust in the nation and developer of Drexel University's Chestnut Square, in a story on student housing. Robert Francis, vice president of university facilities, and Michael Lynch, an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering, were quoted.

On the Boards

On July 7, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” column included the announcement that David Rusenko, executive director of finance and administration at Drexel, was named to the board of Women Against Abuse Inc., a Philadelphia nonprofit domestic-violence advocacy organization.