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

Backcourt Duo Sparking Drexel on 11-Game Winning Streak

Keishana Washington and Hannah Nihill, both undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences and varsity women’s basketball student-athletes, were profiled in a Jan. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer feature about their contributions to the team’s current 11-game winning streak. Head Women’s Basketball Coach Amy Mallon was also quoted in the story.

Craving Chocolate? Stress Snacking? Answers to Your Questions About Mindful Eating

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 21 New York Times article explaining mindful eating and how to start and maintain the habit.
Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 21 New York Times article explaining mindful eating and how to start and maintain the habit.

Drexel Basketball Duo’s Bond Stretches From Across the Pond

Mate Okros, an undergraduate in LeBow College of Business and varsity men's basketball student-athlete, and his teammate Amari Williams, an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, were featured in a Jan. 14 Philadelphia Inquirer story about their reunion at Drexel after playing together at Myerscough Basketball Academy in England.

Cookies? Chips? Pizza? Here’s How To Own Your Cravings

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 10 New York Times article on strategies to cope with food cravings, like acceptance and mindfulness, to alleviate overeating. 

Yiddishists Search for Community To Preserve Revered Language

Rakhmiel Peltz, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 6 Jewish Exponent story about preserving Yiddish. 

Ideas We Should Steal:  Institutional Racism Task Force

Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 22 Philadelphia Citizen story about the implementation of an institutional racism task force in Austin and the similarities in Philadelphia. 

Lamar Oden Jr. ‘Puts in the Time,’ and It’s Paying off for Drexel

Lamar Oden, Jr., an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences and varsity men's basketball student-athlete, was profiled in a Dec. 21 Philadelphia Inquirer story. Men's Basketball Head Coach Zach Spiker was also quoted in the piece.

How Sleep May Boost Creativity

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 14 Science News article about the possibility of early stage, light sleep increasing creativity and problem-solving abilities.

Using COVID-19 as a Moment to Reboot Our Sense of Empathy in Civil Discourse | Rebuilding Philly

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and Distinguished teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Nov. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article about rebooting our sense of empathy in civil discourse. The piece is part of "Rebuilding Philly," a new series, authored by Drexel experts, that will explore how to make the city more equitable and resilient following the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Stories About Sex With Celebrities Are Bringing Women Together Online

Hilde Van den Bulck, PhD, a professor and department head of Communications in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 16 BuzzFeed story about stories shared online about celebrities and how people sometimes use conversations about celebrities to broach difficult discussions in their own lives.  

Whitehall Twp. Police Investigating Identity Theft Crime Spree: Prevention Tips Everyone Should Know

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in an Nov. 16 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about phishing scams and preventing identity theft.  

A More Accurate World Map

David Goldberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Nov. 12 TIME article about the best inventions of 2021, including a new world map he helped to design. The map is a two-sided, flat disk that minimizes map distortions, making it more similar to a globe than other flat maps.