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

Lawmakers Debate Making Changes to Nation’s Gun Laws

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on a Sept. 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a bipartisan group of lawmakers who are pushing for tighter gun legislation in Washington, DC. 

Hundreds of Climate Sceptics to Mount International Campaign to Stop Net-zero Targets Being Made Law

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 7 Independent article about a letter titled “There is no climate emergency” – which has been signed by 400 people who deem climate change to be a myth. The letter has been sent to leaders of the European Union and the United Nations ahead of key environmental talks. 

Google is Promoting Climate Change Denialism on its App and Mobile Homepage 

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 5 BuzzFeed News article about the ways Google is aiding and abetting the promulgation of climate science misinformation. 

 

Brazil Fires Impact Philadelphia and the World

Richard McCourt, PhD,  associate curator of Botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an Aug. 28  Philadelphia Inquirer  opinion piece about how the Brazil fires impact Philadelphia and the world.  

What if We All Ate a Bit Less Meat?

Robert Brulle, PhD, a Drexel environmental sociologist, was quoted in an Aug. 21 New York Times article about the relationship between economic recessions and the diminishing concerns about climate change.

Cape May Diamonds: The Legend (And the Facts) About the Jersey Shore Gems

Ted Daeschler, PhD, curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in an Aug. 15 Penn Live article about the rarity of Cape May “diamonds.”

Keep your Fatphobia out of Food Deserts

A 2013 study of restricted eating being a predictor of weight gain by Michael Lowe, PhD, psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Aug. 15 Medium article about the focus of studies on BMI in food deserts, instead of finding solutions for the food desert issue.

How Two College Students Tried to Outfox the Feds and Get Trump’s Tax Returns

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Aug. 7 Washington Post article about a Haverford College student hacking into the IRS to obtain President Trump's tax returns.

The A$AP Rocky Case Shines Light on a Different Approach to Criminal Justice

Jordan Hyatt, JD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored an opinion article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the American rapper A$AP Rocky who was released from jail in Sweden on Friday, pending the final verdict of his alleged assault case. The operation of the Swedish justice system has now become a focal point of contentious debate.

Haverford College Graduate Pleads Guilty In Cyber ‘Prank’ To Access President Trump’s Tax Returns

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 6 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about a Haverford College student hacking into the IRS to obtain President Trump's tax returns.

2019 Affordable Therapy

The Drexel Psychological Services Center, a mental health clinic run by the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was recognized in Philadelphia magazine's "Best of Philly" issue as the Best Affordable Therapy.

FaceApp Challenge Sweeping Social Media But Is It Safe?

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 17 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about privacy concerns related to the new FaceApp filter.