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

Surprising Study Finds That Creativity Is Not Actually Right Brain—It Is Left Brain

Recently published research led by John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a April 1 Fast Company article about the study contradicting popular notions about which side of the brain controls creativity. According to Kounios’ study, creative brain activity shifts sides with the level of experience a person has at the creative activity at hand, such as jazz guitarists playing improvisations. 

Trump's Baseless Claim That a Recession Would Be Deadlier Than the Coronavirus

José Tapia, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 26 New York Times story about President Trump's claim that an economic recession could be more deadly than the coronavirus pandemic.

The Coronavirus Has Made Work Friends More Important Than Ever: 6 Tips For Building Relationships

A 2018 study led by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, suggesting that people are more likely to succeed at a difficult tasks if they are aware of the difficulty, was mentioned in a March 22 Forbes article about maintaining work friendships to ensure success while working remotely due to the pandemic.

With $10 Billion Fund, Jeff Bezos Can Control the Planet's Future

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 21 WIRED story about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' recent commitment of $10 billion to fight climate change. Brulle's research on spending by opponents of the climate movement helps put the Bezos Earth Fund into perspective.

Philly Has a New Way to Track Air Quality — But It Won’t Help In An Emergency

Gwen Ottinger, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 10 Philadelphia Tribune article about a new way for Philadelphia to track its air quality.

Why Ranked-Choice Voting Is Having a Moment

Jack Santucci, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 10 New York Times article about the relevance of rank-choice voting during this presidential election season.

Costly Presidential Campaign Rallies Leave Cities Wondering Who’s Paying the Bill

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about who pays the bills after costly presidential campaign rallies.

Impeachment, Primaries, and Media

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed Jan. 27 on POTUS XM-124 in a segment about the impeachment process associated with President Trump, the role of partisanship, media coverage, and the political dynamics in play in the United States.

Wawa CEO Chris Gheysens Apologizes to Customers for Data Breach

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 20 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about a data breach at Wawa.

Ain’t No Party Like A Home Rule Charter Party

Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Drexel's Center for Public Policy, was included in a Dec. 20 Philadelphia Citizen story about the publication and Drexel partnering on a course that looks at the constitution. 

Drexel Professor Details What To Expect From Wednesday’s Historic Vote On Impeaching President Trump

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Dec. 17 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about what to expect in the impeachment of President Trump.

As New Zealand Island Volcano Vents Again, GeoNet Warns: 'Eruptions in the Next 24 Hours Are Still Likely'

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Dec. 9-10 stories by National Geographic, USA Today, Reuters, the Independent and Mirror about a recent volcanic eruption in New Zealand. The USA Today and Reuters stories were picked up by media outlets throughout the country, including The New York Times.