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Drexel trying to make roads safe for snakes near the Pine Barrens

On July 7, WHYY/Newsworks.org featured the work of biologists in the College of Arts and Sciences on protecting the northern pine snakes that live in the Pine Barrens. Dane Ward, a PhD candidate at Drexel, was quoted.

City 6 players work out for Sixers

Graduate student Chris Fouch was mentioned in a May 28 Philadelphia Daily News story about local basketball players working out for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Drexel engineers 3D-print tumors

Wei Sun, PhD, Albert Soffa chair professor in the College of Engineering and Jessica Snyder, a doctoral assistant in the College, were mentioned in a May 7 WHYY/Newsworks story about their 3D tumor printing research.

Report: Gay, lesbian parents face court bias

Emily Haney-Caron, a JD/PhD candidate in Drexel’s joint program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law, was interviewed on MSNBC’s “News Nation” on April 22 about a new review revealing that LGBT parents face bias in the courts during custody disputes. The review was conducted by Haney-Caron and Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. The review was also featured on The Advocate on April 22.

For gay and lesbian parents, equality is a myth when it comes to custody cases

A new review revealing that LGBT parents face bias in the courts during custody disputes was featured in The Guardian and on WHYY-Newsworks.org on April 21. The review was conducted by Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Emily Haney-Caron, a third-year JD/PhD candidate in Drexel’s joint program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law, who were both quoted.

Book Review: Microbes that have gone missing

Phoebe Jones, a graduate student in the School of Public Health, authored an April 18 Philadelphia Inquirer book review of “Missing Microbes.”

Top-ranked Pa. and N.J. graduate programs

Drexel was listed in Philly.com’s March 14 roundup of local universities who made the top U.S. News & World Report’s list of graduate programs.

Obamacare, in the words of regional administrator Nancy O'Connor

Teagan Keating, a graduate student in the School of Public Health, authored a March 12 Philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post about her interview with a regional administrator about Obamacare.

Top Law Schools

The School of Law was included in the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top law schools on March 11.

Myriad MBAs

Drexel was mentioned in a Feb. 28 Inside Higher Ed article about the expanding market of MBA programs.

PHLCVB Unveils “PHL: Here for the Making” Campaign

Kristy Jost, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a Feb. 14 Philadelphia magazine blog post about her involvement with the PHLCVB’s “PHL: Here for the Making” campaign

The Best Science and Engineering Visualizations of 2013

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Majid Beidaghi, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the College of Engineering, and doctoral students Kristy Jost and Babak Anasori were mentioned in Feb. 6 posts on Yahoo! News, Wired, FoxNews.com and several other websites, about the National Science Foundation International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. The group took first place and also won the “People’s Choice” award for their entry “Wearable Power,” which shows a process they invented to knit a wearable energy storage device.