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All In The News tagged "education"

How Drexel's Public School Experiment Could Change West Philadelphia

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was interviewed in a July 31 segment on's "The WHY" podcast about Drexel's plan to build a new public school building in West Philadelphia.

In Its 200th Year, Some Say the Stethoscope is Obsolete

Steven Peitzman, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a story on Feb. 9 about whether the stethoscope is still relevant.

Parents' Depression May Affect Kids' School Performance

Brian Lee, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 3 Reuters story that covered a study he helped lead on how parental depression affects children’s school grades. The story was picked up by more than two dozen radio stations across the country. Additionally, the study was featured on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) Feb. 3.

U-Va. Starts New Undergraduate Degree Program for STEM Teachers

Drexel was included in an Aug. 20 Washington Post article as one of the few universities to receive a federal grant to train STEM teachers.

Penn Sets the Pace for Free Course Offerings

Drexel was mentioned in a June 19 Philadelphia Business Journal article about local MOOC offerings.

University researchers to identify education issues

Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 24 Philadelphia Tribune article as part of a newly formed group that includes researchers from local universities who will identify the city’s most pressing issues in public education.

Special Education Funding

Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 14 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about receiving federal funding for its special education programs.

Millennials Struggle to Find Jobs: But Who’s Really to Blame?

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Market and Policy, was quoted in a June 11 story about millennials struggling to find jobs.

Pondering quality pre-k ed

Dominic Gullo, PhD, associate dean for research and professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal article on May 2 about quality pre-k education.

Sortable Table: College and University Endowments, 2012-13

Drexel was included in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Jan. 28 report on university endowments in 2013.

Are You Competent? Prove It.

Dr. Amy Slaton, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a New York Times story on October 29 about competency-based education.

Education: It Takes a Community

Drexel was mentioned in an October 16 Huffington Post article for collaborating with PECO to establish the Community Education Collaborative.