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All In The News tagged "College of Arts and Sciences"

This Ancient Sea Creature Fossilized in Tree Resin. How'd That Happen?

Jocelyn Sessa, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a May 13 National Geographic article about the recent discovery of an ammonite shell in a land-formed fossil.

The Divine Artistic Hand in My Late Mother’s Beauty

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honor College and distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an op-ed that was published in The Wall Street Journal on May 10 about her mother's influence on her art.

Here's What CoolSculpting Actually Does to Your Body

Stephanie Manasse, PhD, an associate research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 3 Refinery29 post about the pros and cons of cryolipolysis, or "cool sculpting," to remove unwanted fat.

How Instagram Made Laxatives Cool

Jeanna Stokes, PsyD, director of the WELL Clinic at the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science, was quoted in a May 1 Elemental article about Instagram advertisements for "detox teas" which are actually laxatives.

'Don't Be a Victim' Series: Romance Scams Led to $143 Million in Stolen Money

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 30 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about an online dating scam.


Endangered Green Sea Turtles May Be Making a Comeback in the U.S. Pacific

James Spotila, PhD, L. Drew Betz Chair Professor of BEES in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 26 Science News article about how beleaguered populations of green sea turtles living in and around Hawaii and American Pacific island territories are increasing in number.

Did John Wilkes Booth Get Away with Murdering President Abraham Lincoln?

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a April 15 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the use of facial-recognition software to determine if John Wilkes Booth may have walked free from the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

New Tech Predicts When People Might Cheat on Their Diet

Evan Forman, PhD, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was on an April 14 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “@ Issue” episode discussing his research on a smartphone app, OnTrack, that predicts and prevents diet lapses.

William Rosenberg with Tim Farley Self Contained

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on April 8 on POTUS XM 124 about the release of the Mueller Report, the Barr Summary, Congressional reaction, and Joe Biden as a Presidential candidate.

Red-Tailed Hawk Actively Followed Online Has Gone Missing

Christian Hunold, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a March 25 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about the disappearance of a resident red-tailed hawk, who for several years raised her young on a windowsill at the Franklin Institute before moving up the Parkway.

As High-Tide Flooding Worsens, More Pollution Is Washing to the Sea

Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 14 Environment 360 story about how rising sea levels and high-tide flooding is carrying pollutants into rivers, bays and oceans.

Why Companies Want to Mine the Secrets in Your Voice

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 14 The Verge story about real-time voice analysis and potential discriminatory outcomes of technology.