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

How to Keep Your Private Information Safe Following Massive Capital One Data Breach

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 recent Capital One data breach.

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Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences; and Tatyana Livshultz, PhD, an associate professor in the College and curator of Botany at the Academy, were quoted in a July 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a mind-controlling fungus, Massospora cicadina, that has infiltrated many cicada populations throughout the United States, including Pennsylvania.

How to (Responsibly) Talk to Girls About Losing or Gaining Weight

Stephanie Manasse, PhD, assistant research professor in the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences (WELL Center) in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 28 Fatherly article about how parents should responsibly talk to their daughters about weight, eating and body image.

Report: Millions Needed for Climate Adaption in Bucks, Burlington

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 June 23  Intelligencer  article about the new financial report detailing the millions of funds needed for climate adaption in Bucks and Burlington Counties.

EPA Air Chief Gave Presentation At Fringe Climate Denier Event, New Emails Show

Robert Brulle, PhD, a Drexel environmental sociologist, was quoted in a June 14 HuffPost article about Bill Wehrum, the EPA’s assistant administrator for air and radiation, who gave a presentation in early February 2018 at an event organized by the Cooler Heads Coalition, an umbrella group of tax-exempt charities and right-wing nonprofits that includes some of the most ardent proponents of climate change denial.

AI is catching people who cheat on diets, job searches and college work

Evan Forman, PhD, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 7 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about his research on a smartphone app, On Track, that predicts and prevents diet lapses. The broadcast was picked up by another Salisbury, Maryland ABCaffiliate WMDT-TV and the online publication MarketWatch on June 10.

Drexel University Creates Weight Loss App To Help Keep You on Track

Evan Forman, PhD, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 7 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about his research on a smartphone app, On Track, that predicts and prevents diet lapses. The broadcast was picked up by another Salisbury, Maryland ABC affiliate WMDT-TV and the online publication MarketWatch on June 10.

TCM Spotlight: WWII With Gregory S. Cooke

Gregory Cooke, an adjunct professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on a June 5 TCM Spotlight episode about African-American service men and women during World War II.

POTUS XM 124: Trump, Congress, the Courts and Public Opinion

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on May 20 on POTUS XM 124 about the issues associated with Trump, Congress, the Courts and public opinion.

Pa., N.J., Delaware Governors Pledge to Cooperate on Delaware River Basin Environment

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 May 17 StateImpact PA article about a combined pledge made by Pa., N.J., and Delaware governors to cooperate on the environmental issues of the Delaware River Basin.

Biden Announces Campaign HQ in Philly

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on May 16 by KWY-Newsradio (1060-AM) regarding Joe Biden's announcement of Philadelphia as his national campaign headquarters.

Drexel’s Brain Training Game Can Help You Eat Less Sugar

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in May 10 Medical News Today about his research on a computer game that helps train players to avoid sweets. A related story also ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 13.