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  • Holiday Health Harangue

    Newsworks.org
    December 30, 2011

    Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Newsworks.org in a story about ways to  stay fit during the holidays and in the New Year.

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  • Free App to Track Lost iPhone

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 28, 2011

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) in a story on locating stolen cell phones and computing devices through online tracking services.

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  • Joining Trend, College Grows Beyond Name

    The New York Times
    December 27, 2011

    Drexel President John A. Fry was quoted in a New York Times article about satellite campuses as a growing trend for universities. The article noted Drexel’s Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies but focused on Northeastern University’s expansion.

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  • Fairmount's Gastropub Hub: A Dining Scene Redefined

    Philadelphia Daily News
    December 22, 2011

    Jason Wilson, editor of Drexel’s online cultural magazine The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about Lemon Hill, a new restaurant in the Art Museum neighborhood.

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  • Family Feud at Christmas

    KFBK Radio (1530-AM)
    December 22, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in Goodwin College, was interviewed on Sacramento’s KFBK Radio (1530-AM) about tips on avoiding the family feud over the holidays.

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  • Angel Investing in Startups Stimulates Job Growth

    Huffington Post
    December 21, 2011

    Ari Winkleman, a senior business administration major, was featured in the Huffington Post for developing Involvio, a new social management platform for students.

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  • Smartphones and Privacy: Are We Overreacting?

    MSNBC.com
    December 21, 2011

    Ashley Podhradsky, assistant professor in Goodwin College’s School of Technology and Professional Studies, was quoted on MSNBC.com in a story about smartphones and privacy.

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  • HIV Online Competition Shows Promise for Predictive Data Modeling in Biotech

    Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
    December 20, 2011

    William Dampier, research assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, was mentioned in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News for organizing a competition that had teams develop new algorithms for predicting progression of the HIV virus.

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  • Annual Turkey Project

    WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    December 20, 2011

    Drexel’s Annual Turkey Project organized by the Office of Alumni Relations was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29).

  • Dr. Argie Allen: Surviving The Holidays

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    December 20, 2011

    Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple and Family Therapy department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, appeared on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) discussing handling relationships and stress during the holidays.

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  • Violence Against Women Remains Endemic In The United States

    FoxNews.com
    December 19, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in Goodwin College, was interviewed on FoxNews.com in a segment about violence against women.

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  • Holiday Survival Guide

    NBC’s “The TODAY Show”
    December 18, 2011

    Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple & Family Therapy Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on NBC’s  “The TODAY Show” in a segment about a holiday survival guide.

  • Work to Save Sea Turtles Continues Around World

    The Pilot
    December 17, 2011

    Dr. James Spotila, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was noted in The Pilot (Southern Pines, N.C.) in a blog post about his book on saving sea turtles from extinction.

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  • Creative Arts Therapies

    NPR’s Science Friday
    December 16, 2011

    Dr. Joke Bradt, associate professor for the College of Nursing and Health Professions, will be a guest on NPR’s Science Friday on the subject of music therapy.

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  • 40 Vendors Sell Holiday Crafts at Crafty Balboa Holiday

    Philadelphia Daily News
    December 16, 2011

    The Philadelphia Daily News ran an article featuring the Crafty Balboa Holiday craft show as part of “Art Attack,” a collaboration between the Philadelphia Daily News and Drexel to expand coverage of the arts in Philadelphia.

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  • Will State Hear Waste Connections Wake-Up Call?

    Sacramento Business Journal
    December 16, 2011

    Dr. Frank Linnehan, associate dean of Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, was quoted in the Sacramento Business Journal in a story about the move of Waste Connections Inc. headquarters from Sacramento to Houston.

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  • More Jobs Here Than Those With Degrees in Tech, Engineering and Math

    TechnicallyPhilly.com
    December 16, 2011

    Joan McDonald, senior vice president of Enrollment Management, was mentioned on TechnicallyPhilly.com for speaking at Campus Philly’s annual meeting. McDonald talked about the importance of retention in an increasingly knowledge-driven economy.

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  • New Facebook ‘Timeline’ Feature Raises Privacy Concerns

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    December 16, 2011

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a story about privacy issues and Facebook’s new timeline feature.

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  • Add iPods to Things That Distract Drivers

    San Jose Business Journal
    December 15, 2011

    Dario Salvucci, associate professor in the College of Engineering, was highlighted in the San Jose Business Journal and The Atlantic about his research on the effect iPods have on drivers.

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  • As Iraq War Ends, Personal Battles Continue

    Newsworks.org
    December 15, 2011

    Michael Allen, a student in the School of Public Health, was featured on Newsworks.org in part two of a story about his experience serving in the National Guard and his struggle with PTSD.

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  • Drexel U. Names Property Management Advisory Board

    GlobeSt.com
    December 14, 2011

    The new Property Management Advisory Board in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies was featured on real estate news outlet GlobeSt.com (N.Y.).

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  • Folsom-Based Waste Connections to Move Headquarters to Texas

    Sacramento Bee
    December 13, 2011

    Dr. Frank Linnehan, associate dean of Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, was quoted the Sacramento Bee and interviewed on WTEN-TV (10-abc) in a story about the move of Waste Connections Inc. headquarters from Sacramento to Houston.

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  • Drexel University Spinoff to Launch Collaborative, Public Safety DragonForce Update

    TechnicallyPhilly.com
    December 13, 2011

    Dr. Moshe Kam, professor in the College of Engineering, and Dr. William Regli, professor in the College of Engineering, were noted on TechnicallyPhilly.com. Their military space research helped launch Drakontas.

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  • Vision 2020 Adds New National Allies

    Examiner
    December 13, 2011

    Vision 2020, a gender equality initiative run by Drexel University College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was highlighted in Examiner.

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  • Philly Fashion Incubator Hopes to Benefit Young Designers

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 13, 2011

    The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s partnership with Macy’s Center City, the Center City District and the City of Philadelphia to participate in the newly founded Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City (PFI) was noted by KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and The Philadelphia Inquirer. This innovative program creates an opportunity for up to two recent fashion alumni to be selected as a designer-in-residence at Macy’s Center City flagship store in downtown Philadelphia.

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  • Strong Sales Expected in Cloud Computing

    CNBC.com
    December 13, 2011

    Ashley Podhradsky, assistant professor in Goodwin College’s School of Technology and Professional Studies, was quoted on CNBC.com in a story about sales of cloud computing.

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  • Why is Occupy Wall Street Now Trying to Occupy West Coast Ports?

    Christian Science Monitor
    December 12, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor and interviewed on KGO-AM 810 radio about the Occupy movement on the West Coast.

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  • Crises, New Markets Shift Gulf Petrodollar Flows

    Reuters
    December 12, 2011

    Dr. Shawkat Hammoudeh, professor for the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Reuters story about the threat of a U.S. debt default.

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  • Financial Strategy Insights

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    December 12, 2011

    Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the management department in LeBow College, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about borrowing money from friends and family as a financial strategy.

  • Warrior Success Brings Spotlight, Not Likely Cash

    Crain’s Detroit Business
    December 11, 2011

    David O’Brien, associate teaching professor and director of the Sports Management program in Goodwin College, was quoted in Crain’s Detroit Business in a story about Wayne State’s football program.

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  • Drexel Law Professor Discusses The Debate Over The Death Penalty

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    December 11, 2011

    Daniel Filler, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed by KYW-TV (CBS-3) about the debate over the death penalty for the man who killed Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner 30 years ago.

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  • Virginia Tech Shooting: How University Helped Avoid Another Massacre

    Christian Science Monitor
    December 9, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in Goodwin College, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor in a story about the recent Virginia Tech shooting.

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  • Just The Facts Ma'am

    WHYY’s (91-FM)
    December 9, 2011

    Dr. Jennifer Nasser, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WHYY’s (91-FM) “Fit” program in a story about making smart food choices despite confusion sometimes caused by news reports about new studies and dietary recommendations.

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  • Apple's Hottest New Product Can Be Thrown in the Wash

    Wall Street Journal
    December 9, 2011

    Keith Hobin, an undergraduate in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal in an article about collectors of T-shirts from Apple retail stores.

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  • Poinsettias at Longwood Gardens

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    December 9, 2011

    The Philadelphia Daily News ran an article on poinsettias at Longwood Gardens as part of collaboration between the Daily News and Drexel to expand coverage of the arts in Philadelphia.

  • A People-Powered Movement Offering Help

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 9, 2011

    Cyndi Rickards, an instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences, along with student Peter Yager, majoring in anthropology, were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about Drexel’s volunteer efforts at LIFT-Philadelphia, part of a national nonprofit that works with neighborhood residents to help them make ends meet.

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  • Caesar Salad Done Right

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    December 8, 2011

    Jason Wilson, editor of The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about Caesar salads.

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  • Juneau Women Attend National Gender Equality Meeting

    Capital City Weekly
    December 7, 2011

    Vision 2020, a gender equality initiative run by Drexel University College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was highlighted in Capital City Weekly.

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  • BCCC Gets Grant For New Engineering Degree

    Phillyburbs.com
    December 7, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned on Phillyburbs.com for its partnership with the Bucks County Community College. BCCC received a $152,000 National Science Foundation grant and part of it will allow students to transfer their credits from BCCC to pursue a bachelor’s degree in applied engineering technology at Drexel.

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  • Moss Honored for Utilizing ReWalk

    Jewish Exponent
    December 7, 2011

    Dr. Banu Onaral, director of the School of Biomedical Engineering, was mentioned in the Jewish Exponent for her work with health-related collaborations between Israel and the Greater Philadelphia region.

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  • South Street Bridge Condition

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    December 7, 2011

    Franklin Moon, associate professor for the College of Engineering, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) for his opinion about the current condition of the South Street bridge.

  • He Snuck Into The Military, After Iraq, He Wants to be a Pediatrician

    Newsworks.org
    December 6, 2011

    Michael Allen, a student in the School of Public Health, was featured on Newsworks.org in a story about his experience serving in the National Guard and his struggle with PTSD.

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  • Secrets to Becoming a Happy Woman

    The TODAY Show on NBC
    December 6, 2011

    Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple & Family Therapy Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on The TODAY Show on NBC in a segment about secrets to becoming a happy woman.

  • Drexel's Annual Toy Drive

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 6, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc) for hosting its annual toy drive, sending more than 5,000 gifts to families in the West Philadelphia area.

  • Ferguson Retires From Space Station

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 6, 2011

    Drexel engineering alumnus Christopher Ferguson (‘84) was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc) in a segment about the end of the space shuttle era.

  • Small Business Owner Hiring Practices

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    December 5, 2011

    Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the management department in LeBow College, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), about small business owners’ hiring practices.

  • Random Hacks of Kindness Philadelphia

    TechnicallyPhilly.com
    December 5, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned in TechnicallyPhilly.com for hosting a Random Hacks of Kindness hackathon over the weekend and a regional underwater robot challenge for local public school teams last week.

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  • What's Next For Occupy Wall Street Movement?

    Alaska Dispatch
    December 5, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Alaska Dispatch about the next steps for the Occupy movement.

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  • US Baby Boomers Feed Need for Joint Replacements

    AsiaOne
    December 4, 2011

    Dr. Steven Kurtz, a research associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was mentioned in AsiaOne for his research on baby boomers’ need for joint replacements.

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  • UC System Looks at Campus Police Tactics in Wake of Student Protests

    Sacramento Bee
    December 3, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Sacramento Bee, about the Occupy protests surrounding universities in California.

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  • Policing’s ‘New Normal’ Doesn’t Work With White Folks

    The Davis Enterprise
    December 2, 2011

    Daniel Filler, a professor and senior associate dean of academic and faculty affairs at the Earle Mack School of Law, published an opinion piece on American policing and the aftermath of the UC Davis pepper spray incident in The Davis Enterprise.

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  • Root of the Matter

    WHYY (91-FM)
    December 2, 2011

    Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed about the nutritional benefits of root vegetables on WHYY (91-FM).

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  • New Jersey Loses 40 Percent of Four-Year College Students

    Press of Atlantic City
    December 2, 2011

    Erin Finn, assistant vice president of admissions, was quoted in a Press of Atlantic City story about the number New Jersey residents that attend college in a different state.

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  • Drexel Will Teach Six Robots How To Dance

    WHYY’s “The Feed” Blog
    December 2, 2011

    WHYY’s “The Feed” blog quoted Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Music Entertainment Technology Lab, in an entry about Drexel’s receipt of three HUBO robots from Korea.

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  • With Glowing Sound, Magnetic Resonator Piano Attracts Attention

    WHYY’s “Newsworks Tonight”
    December 2, 2011

    Andrew McPherson, a Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering, was featured on WHYY’s “Newsworks Tonight” in a story about magnetic resonator piano that he developed in Drexel’s Music Entertainment Technology Lab. Drexel and Temple will host two concerts on the magnetic resonator piano over the weekend.

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  • Drexel Begins Work on Future Home for Westphal College

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 2, 2011

    Drexel’s Westphal College was featured in a Philadelphia Business Journal story about construction beginning on its future home, the URBN Center at 3501 Market Street. Westphal Dean Allen Sabinson was quoted.

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  • Half the Sky: Chinese Women Artists in Philadelphia

    Art in America
    December 1, 2011

    The “Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China” exhibition presented by the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in the December edition of Art in America magazine.

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  • On Abortion Question, Siri Search Engine Sputters

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    December 1, 2011

    Dr. Andrea Forte, an assistant professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story about a glitch in the iPhone’s new voice-activated search engine “Siri.”

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