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

Sociology Professor Presents Research on Property Informality in Detroit

Claire Herbert, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was featured in a Feb. 24 The Michigan Daily article about her research on the rampant presence of informal and illegal property use in Detroit at the Michigan League on Friday.

Were Dinosaurs Killed Off By Asteroids or Volcanoes? It's Complicated

Löyc Vanderkluysen, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Feb. 21 Agence France-Presse story about his research that helped to determine the age of the Deccan lava flows in India, that have been theorized as occurring when dinosaurs became extinct. The story was picked up by a number of media outlets, including Yahoo! News.

Why So Many People Choose to Live Near Active Volcanoes

Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 18 Gizmodo story about why people live near volcanoes.

Delco Resident Has Winning Map to Curb Gerrymandering

Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Public Policy, was quoted in a Feb. 17 Delaware County Daily Times article about the Drexel Hill man who won a statewide map drawing contest to make electoral districts fairer in Pennsylvania.

What Does President Trump’s Expected National Emergency Announcement Mean For The Average American?

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Feb. 14 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about how Trump’s declaration of a national emergency over border security will affect the average American.

Jeff Bezos, Please Release Your Dirty Selfies

Research by Pamela Geller, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, andEmily Stasko, who was a doctoral student in the College, about the prevalence of "sexting" among adults, was mentioned in a Feb. 10 New York Times column about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos allegedly being the victim of extortion by The National Enquirer.

5 Questions: Climate Change Already Is Making Asthma Worse. What Can Be Done about It?

Alison Kenner, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Feb. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about her book that looks at how climate change is making asthma worse.

Unknown Insect Species Fossilized in Precious Opal Leaves Scientists Searching for Answers

Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 6 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about an opal-encased insect specimen.

How one South Jersey Woman Brings Monarch Butterflies to Life

How one South Jersey Woman Brings Monarch Butterflies to Life

2018 Saw Most Rain Ever for County, Rising Temperatures

David Velinsky, PhD, vice president for Academy Science at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Intelligencer article about rising temperatures and record rainfall recorded in Pennsylvania in 2018.

Drexel Professor Weighs in on State of the Union Address, Democratic Response


William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 5 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the State of the Union address.

Insect Trapped in Precious Gem is Mystery for Bucks County Dealer, Scientists

Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an opal-encased insect specimen.