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This West Philly Teen Overcame Obstacles To Win a $50k Scholarship on Live TV. Meet Lyric Wise.

Drexel was included in an April 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Lyric Wise, a senior at Paul Robeson High School, who was surprised live on “Good Morning America” with $50,000 to put toward her tuition at Drexel. Members of Drexel's Spirit Team and Dragon mascot, Mario, helped present her with the surprise. WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTVD-TV (ABC-RaleighNorth Carolina) aired the segment.

Good Morning America and Drexel. Welcome Lyric!

Drexel cheerleaders and the Dragon were featured live on "Good Morning America" on April 29 in a segment that surprised Lyric Wise, a senior at Paul Robeson High School, with a $50,000 scholarship to the school of her choice, Drexel University.

After a Year of Pandemic, Wearing Masks Outdoors Is Up for Debate

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering; Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, were quoted in an April 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the debate over wearing masks outdoors.

It’s Normal To Feel Emotional About the Vaccine. Here’s Why It’s a Roller Coaster.

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in an April 15 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the range of emotions people feel getting vaccinated for COVID-19. The article was republished by several outlets across the country including the Sacramento Bee. 

The NCAA Women’s Tournament Landed in the Spotlight for Inequity | Mike Jensen

Women’s basketball head coach Amy Mallon was quoted in a March 23 Philadelphia Inquirer column about the controversy over disparities in COVID-19 testing and amenities between the NCAA men’s and women’s tournaments and the systemic inequities in how the governing body treats the two sports. Drexel was noted for its historic focus on gender equity on and off the court.

Vaccine Envy Is Real. Here’s How To Tame It.

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a Feb. 16 Washington Post article about feeling envious of those who have received COVID-19 vaccines while waiting to receive it and how to cope with “vaccine envy.” 

This Is Why the Wait Is So Hard Right Now | Elizabeth Wellington

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a Jan. 14 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why waiting is difficult and how to cope, especially during the pandemic. 

Why (and How) Your Resolutions Should Look Different This Year

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a Dec. 29 Fast Company article about how and why New Year's resolutions and annual goal-setting will be different in a pandemic. 

Dealing With Disappointment, Isolation During the Holidays

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a Nov. 23 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast about how to cope with disappointment because of COVID-19 restrictions on typical holiday gatherings. 

For Drexel’s James Butler, Rebounding Is the Family Business | City 6 Profile

James Butler, an undergraduate in LeBow College of Business and a varsity men’s basketball player, was featured in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his family’s athletic lineage and his preparations for the upcoming season.

These Pandemic Preppers Are Ready for Whatever the Hell Is Next

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a Nov. 13 Men’s Health article about the psychological drive of survival supplies prepping. The article was picked up by multiple outlets including Yahoo! “Finance” and MSN “Health.” 

Locked Down and Stressed Out: The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

Eric Zillmer, PhD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Risk Management magazine article about how the pandemic is affecting mental health and ways to address it and return-to-work anxiety.