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Making the Case for a Neglected Novel: ‘Marjorie Morningstar’

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, distinguished professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences and dean of the Pennoni Honors College, wrote an opinion piece about the novel "Marjorie Morningstar" for the Wall Street Journal on Feb. 13.

Anti-Abortion Terrorism

David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, co-wrote an opinion piece for Slate.com on Feb. 12 about violence against abortion clinic workers. He wrote an opinion piece for Salon.com on Feb. 13 on marriage equality. 

KLRD Radio Dallas

Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law was interviewed in a Feb. 12 KRLD-Radio (Dallas) story about indications from the U.S. Supreme Court that it will support the legality of same-sex marriage in all states.

Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Algorithm Draws Attention From Privacy Experts

Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a KYW-Radio (1060-AM) story on Feb. 11 about Facebook’s facial recognition technology. 

Social Media Coup? The Vile Virality of Venezuela’s Opposition

George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a TeleSurTV.net article on Feb. 11 about the Venezuelan opposition movement’s use of social media.

Post-Ferguson, Are Cops & Civilians Able to Communicate on Police Shootings?

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News story on Feb. 11 about police shootings.

LocoRobo: Shorthand for Low-Cost Robot

Pramod Abichandani, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Feb. 11 Philadelphia Daily News column about his work to make low-cost robots for teaching coding to grade-school students.

Will Carpenters Union’s Social Media Tactics Gain Sympathy, or Get Lost in the Mix?

Devon Powers, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Feb. 11 about the Carpenters union’s social media tactics.

Drexel’s Television Management Programs

Philip Salas, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design authored a column about Drexel’s television management programs in the January/February edition of ad news Philly.

To Win Funds, Scientists Pursue Sweeping Solutions to Social Ills

Amy Slaton, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education on Feb. 9 in a story about scientists working to solve social ills.

Only the Sickest Hepatitis C Patients Get High Cost Drugs in Medi-Cal

Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and School of Public Health was interviewed on Capital Public Radio on Feb. 9 about drugs for patients with Hepatitis C.

Detox Diets & Cleansing: Facts & Fallacies

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 9 LiveScience article about the effects of detox diets and cleansing.