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Drexel Receives $1.17 Million For Student Scientists

Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in a Dec. 6 Philadelphia Tribune story about an NSF grant that will fund a Drexel program to get middle school students in the Keystone Promise Zone interested in studying science, technology, engineering and math.

Esteemed Dr. Loni Philip-Tabb Offers Words of Advice for Caribbean Youth

Loni Philip Tabb, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was profiled in a Nov. 25 Philadelphia Tribune article that particularly highlighted her desire to see more minorities in math and science majors.

Cultivating New Jersey's Native Wildflowers

Daniel Duran, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer column about wildflowers and pollinators on July 1.

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.

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.

Not your 8th grade chemistry class: Philadelphia Science Festival events to make your chemicals react

Drexel was mentioned on Philly.com on April 22 for participating in the West Philly Science Showcase during the Philadelphia Science Festival.

Philly Materials Science & Engineering Day at Drexel University (Recap)

Drexel and the Academy of Natural Sciences were mentioned in a Feb. 11 Geekadelphia blog post about Philly Materials Science & Engineering Day.

The Worst Jobs In Science

Jake Owens, a doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured for his research on drill monkeys and West African bushmeat markets in an article in the November issue of Popular Science about the “worst jobs in science.”

How Science {Writing} Goes Wrong: An Overreaching Critique of the Whole of Science

Dr. Leonard Finegold, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an October 24 Knight Science Journalism Tracker blog post about replication and statistics used in creating scientific knowledge.

Invibio Sponsors First International PEEK Meeting in Philadelphia

Drexel’s Implant Research Center was mentioned in an April 24 Becker’s Spine Review article for organizing the First International PEEK Meeting. Medical device professionals will meet in Philadelphia to share research and advancements in PEEK technology and clinical applications.

Philly science fest to start Thursday

Drexel was highlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 18 about the Philadelphia Science Festival, with events including a Science of Jazz event hosted at Drexel.

Climate Campaigners Try Flooding the (Comment) Zone

Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a post on a The New York Times blog on April 8 regarding his new study on whether or not organizations that show doubt for climate science received money from energy companies and similar anti-climate change organizations.