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‘Kensington Blues’ Gives Devastating Picture of Drug Addiction in Philadelphia

"Kensington Blues" a decade long photography project by Drexel alumnus Jeffrey Stockbridge on display in the Paul Peck Alumni Gallery was featured in a March 16 Washington Post article. The exhibit will run through Saturday, March 30.

A Crazy, Ambitious, Expensive, and Totally Worth it Idea to Preserve Philly’s History

Drexel was featured in Feb. 12 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece authored by John Andrew Gallery, former executive director of the Preservation Alliance for Philadelphia, lauding the university's role in preserving the Philadelphia History Museum. A related Inquirer editorial also looked at the unique way Drexel is helping to keep the museum alive. 

Break Out Your Sketchbook, Because Science Says It Boosts Your Memory

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health professions, was quoted in a Dec. 11 Elite Daily article about her research that found a link between doodling and the brain’s reward pathways.

New Study Provides Insights into PTSD Among Military Patients

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 27 post on the news site of the National Endowment for the Arts on her study examining symbolism in the masks of military service members.

Does Art Therapy Actually Work?

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 26 Vice story on its “Tonic” blog that covered Kaimal’s study looking into how a short period of art-making can reduce stress hormones.

Your Weird Doodles Are Good For Your Chill

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 30 story in Vice's Tonic about her study that showed making art can activate the brain’s reward pathway.

Researchers Find Doodling Could Be Beneficial For Your Brain

A study about how art activates the brain’s reward pathway by Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in June 26 CBS Local and KYW-Newsradio (1060 AM) stories.

Good News for Doodlers: Drawing and Colouring Triggers Feelings of Pleasure in the Brain  

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 19 Daily Mail story about her study into how art-making activates the reward pathways of the brain. She was also quoted in a June 20 Yahoo Style article covering her study, and mentioned in a Spirituality & Health magazine article on it. Additionally, the study was featured in a June 20 KSTU-SLC (FOX 13, Salt Lake City) segment.

The Doodler Abides

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 14 Pacific Standard article about her study into the effect art-making has on the brain’s reward pathway. Detroit’s WJR-AM also covered the study during a segment June 15.

Philly Radness Invites Skateboards to the Art Gallery

Leah Appleton, manager of the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in Westphal College, was quoted in an April 26 Broad Street Review story about the “Philly Radness: An Interactive Pop-Up Skatepark” exhibition that is currently on display in the gallery.

Art Isn't Just Good For The Mind, It's Good For The Body Too

Research conducted by Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Jan. 4 Huffington Post article on art therapy.

How Art Therapy May Help Children Raised in Poverty, Violence, and Other Trauma

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center was featured in a Dec. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about its art therapy program. The story quoted Center Director Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions; Lindsay Edwards, associate dean for community health in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and 11th Street’s director of creative arts therapy; Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Daniel Taylor, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and director of community pediatrics and child advocacy at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.