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  • World Aids Day Prayer Breakfast

    Philadelphia Magazine’s “G Philly”
    November 30, 2011

    Nancy Epstein, associate teaching professor in the School of Public Health was mentioned in Philadelphia Magazine’s “G Philly” for participating in the World Aids Day prayer breakfast on December 1.

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  • To Help The Homeless, The Cure is Prevention

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 30, 2011

    Douglas Webb, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a commentary piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer about helping the homeless.

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  • US Students: Turmoil Can be Dangerous Lure Abroad

    Associated Press
    November 30, 2011

    Daniela Ascarelli, assistant vice provost for international programs and  director of the Drexel Study Abroad program, was quoted in an Associated Press story about the impact on study abroad programs of the arrest of the three American students in Cairo.

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  • Help Wanted: Local Business Leadership

    Times Herald
    November 30, 2011

    Dr. Richardson Dilworth, associate professor of History and Politics and director of the Center for Public Policy, was mentioned in a Times Herald article, for his presentation on the history of Philadelphia and the evolution of public-private partnerships during the Society for American City and Regional Planning History conference.

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  • Medicare to Pay for Obesity Counseling

    ABCNews.com
    November 30, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an ABCNews.com article about Medicare’s coverage of obesity counseling.

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  • Philly Academy of Natural Sciences Museum's Daily Ritual

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 30, 2011

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer about the daily ritual of opening the James Audubon’s Birds of America.

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  • Joseph B. Hughes Named Dean of Drexel College of Engineering

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    November 30, 2011

    The appointment of Dr. Joseph B. Hughes as Dean of the College of Engineering was highlighted in a Philadelphia Business Journal article.

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  • 11th Street Clinic Gets $100K Gift

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    November 29, 2011

    The Philadelphia Tribune featured Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services in a story about a $100,000 grant from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation. Dr. Patricia Gerrity, associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in the article.

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  • On The Move

    The Sacramento Bee
    November 28, 2011

    The Sacramento Bee mentioned Sandra Kirschenman, the new executive director of Drexel’s Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies beginning Dec. 12, in an article about new hires in the area.

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  • Supreme Court TV? Nice Idea, But Still Not Likely

    New York Times
    November 28, 2011

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a New York Times article about the likelihood of airing on television the Supreme Court’s hearing of a constitutional challenge to President Obama’s health care law.

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  • Drexel Program Extends a Hand to Victims of Violence

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 28, 2011

    Dr. Theodore Corbin, assistant professor for the College of Medicine and assistant professor for the School of Public Health, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for his work as medical director of Healing Hurt People, a violence-intervention program at Drexel.

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  • U.S. Student Arrested in Egypt Says He Fainted From Fear

    CNN
    November 27, 2011

    More than 1,000 local, national and international media outlets continuously reported since November 23, on Gregory Porter, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, who was arrested and later released along with two other American students, for his alleged involvement in protests while studying abroad in Cairo. Porter returned home on Saturday evening.

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  • A Hometown Torn by Scandal

    Wall Street Journal
    November 26, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on the Jerry Sandusky abuse allegations.

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  • Sitcom Teaches Students The Reality of TV

    WHYY radio (91-FM)
    November 25, 2011

    Stacy Bronte, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed on WHYY radio (91-FM) about “Off Campus,” a student run television show that aired on The CW Philly on November 26.

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  • Hunger in America Thanksgiving Twitter Chat

    Storify.com
    November 24, 2011

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, participated in the Hunger in America Thanksgiving Twitter Chat hosted by Dr. Richard Besser, chief medical correspondent for ABC News.

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  • Occupy Protests Put Spotlight on Police Tactics

    Los Angeles Times
    November 24, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a variety of stories on Occupy protests, including the Los Angeles Times, The Oakland Tribune and The San Jose Mercury News.

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  • Drexel Students Volunteer Computer Skills To The Poor

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    November 24, 2011

    Cyndi Reed-Rickards, an instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about her involvement with nonprofit organization LIFT Philadelphia.

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  • Harvest for Hunger: Helping Kids Overcome Food Insecurity

    FIOS1-TV
    November 24, 2011

    A story on FIOS1-TV featured Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, and her work addressing hunger and food insecurity through the Philadelphia GROW Clinic, Children’s Health Watch and Witnesses to Hunger.

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  • At Drexel, Mastering Korean Cuisine

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 23, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer featured the Drexel’s Korean dinner and culinary education, in an article. Jeehyun “Jee” Lee, an assistant professor in Goodwin College, was quoted.

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  • Family Hires Amanda Knox Attorney After Son's Arrest in Egypt

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    November 23, 2011

    Inside Higher EdWCAU-TV (NBC-10), CBS Evening News, The New York Times and The Washington Post, among other media outlets, reported on Gregory Porter, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, who was arrested along with two other American students, for his alleged involvement in riots while studying abroad in Cairo.

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  • The Importance of Calories

    EveryDayHealth.com
    November 22, 2011

    Dr. Jennifer Nasser, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted throughout a feature on controlling food portions to stay healthy, on EveryDayHealth.com.

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  • 3 Americans Arrested in Egypt as Clashes Continue

    CNN
    November 22, 2011

    The Washington Post, CNN and New York Times, among others, reported on Gregory Porter, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, who was arrested along with two other American students, for his alleged involvement in riots while studying abroad in Cairo.

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  • How Women Can Get Better Sleep

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    November 22, 2011

    Dr. Joanne Getsy, a professor and director of the Sleep Center in the College of Medicine, appeared on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) in a feature about women’s sleep habits.

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  • UC Davis Protest Ramifications

    KFKB-AM (1530 Sacramento)
    November 22, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed by KFKB-AM (1530 Sacramento) about the UC Davis protests and their ramifications.

  • Surviving Sexual Abuse

    FoxNews.com
    November 22, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, an assistant clinical professor and Director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was interviewed on FoxNews.com regarding the Jerry Sandusky abuse allegations.

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  • Meet Sandra Kirschenmann

    Sacramento Business Journal
    November 22, 2011

    The Sacramento Business Journal featured an interview with Sandra Kirschenmann, who will become the new executive director of Drexel’s Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies next month.

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  • Weight Classes in Wrestling Mean Athletes Push to Stay Competitive

    Medill Reports
    November 22, 2011

    Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in Medill Reports about eating habits of wrestlers.

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  • Take Health Needs Survey in Somerset County

    MyCentralJersey.com
    November 21, 2011

    The Drexel University College of Medicine’s B.A./M.D. program was highlighted on MyCentralJersey.com.

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  • Could UC Davis Pepper-Spray Fury Bring Down the Chancellor?

    Christian Science Monitor
    November 21, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story on the pepper spray incident at UC Davis.

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  • 11th Street Family Health Services

    WPVI-TV (6-abc
    November 21, 2011

    WPVI-TV (6-abc) featured fitness and nutrition programs at Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services.

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  • Even Florence Nightingale Would Need a Higher Degree

    Philly.com
    November 21, 2011

    Philly.com featured a photo of Susan Cooke, an online student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and her daughter Tara Cooke, enrolled on campus in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, in a story about the value of a master’s degree in nursing.

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  • The Educational Side of RENT

    Philadelphia Magazine’s “G Philly”
    November 21, 2011

    Richard Wexler, professor in Goodwin College’s School of Education, was mentioned in Philadelphia Magazine’s “G Philly” for his work on the “Rent School Project.”

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  • Woes for Johnson & Johnson

    USA TODAY
    November 20, 2011

    Dr. Elliot Schreiber, a clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a USA TODAY article about Johnson & Johnson’s reputation.

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  • Sunday Dialogue: Judging the Health Law

    New York Times
    November 19, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and the Earle Mack School of Law, authored a piece in the New York Times on healthcare laws.

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  • Drexel Student Awarded For LGBT Research

    Philadelphia Gay News
    November 18, 2011

    Philadelphia Gay News featured Aleksandar Kecojevic, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health, who won an award for outstanding student research in LGBT health at the recent American Public Health Association meeting.

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  • Youtube Prankster Charlie Todd Speaks at Drexel University

    TechnicallyPhilly.com
    November 17, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned on TechnicallyPhilly.com for hosting Charlie Todd, an alumnus and creator of Improv Everywhere, as part of the 2011 Comedy Week at Drexel.

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  • Is Broccoli Next?

    Huffington Post
    November 17, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and the Earle Mack School of Law, and Lisa McElroy, associate professor at the Earle Mack School of Law, co-authored an opinion piece in the Huffington Post.

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  • TruTV’s “In Session” on Jerry Sandusky

    TruTV’s “In Session”
    November 17, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was interviewed on TruTV’s “In Session” program regarding the Jerry Sandusky abuse allegations.

  • Why The News Corp. Scandal May Have a Silver Lining

    Hollywood Reporter
    November 17, 2011

    David Becher, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Hollywood Reporter story about the Murdoch family corporate scandal.

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  • Invisible Homeless is Growing, Study Finds

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 17, 2011

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer in a story about the rising population of “invisible homeless."

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  • Health-care Law's Real Impact

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 17, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, wrote an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the impact of health-care reform.

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  • Apple Adds Disney's Iger to Board, Names Levinson Chairman

    Wall Street Journal
    November 16, 2011

    Dr. Ralph Walkling, a professor in the LeBow College of Business and executive director of the Center for Corporate Governance, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about Apple naming Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger to its board. He was also quoted in a related story on MyFoxPhilly.com on November 15.

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  • CAA Blood Drive Update

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    November 16, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc) for its participation in the CAA Blood Drive.

  • Occupy Wall Street: Time to Become More Overtly Political?

    Christian Science Monitor
    November 16, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story on Occupy Wall Street.

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  • Group Think: Models of Collaborative Consumption Catch on in Philly

    FlyingKiteMedia.com
    November 15, 2011

    Aksul Gungor and Andy Guy, two Drexel alumni, were mentioned on FlyingKiteMedia.com for their work on Ridaroo, a program that connects students with each other looking to carpool.

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  • Consequences of the Occupy Movement

    KOPB-Radio (Portland, Ore.)
    November 15, 2011

    Lisa McElroy, associate professor at the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on KOPB-Radio (Portland, Ore.) about the Occupy movement.

  • Leaderless, Occupy Philadelphia Presents Communication Challenges for City

    WHYY radio (91-FM)
    November 15, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY radio (91-FM)  about the Occupy Philadelphia movement. A story was also posted on Newsworks.org.

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  • 10 More Victims to Come Forward With Sex Abuse Allegations Against Jerry Sandusky

    Christian Post
    November 15, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was quoted in an article by the Christian Post about the sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky.

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  • Women Working to End Hunger

    Marie Claire
    November 15, 2011

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was featured in Marie Claire magazine for her work with Witness to Hunger, an effort to raise awareness on the hunger crisis. Aishah Miller, deputy director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the School of Public Health, was also mentioned in the article.

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  • Accuracy Crucial in Calculating Poverty

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 15, 2011

    Drexel’s School of Public Health was mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer, for its research on the federal government’s Thrifty Food Plan.

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  • Kennett High Grad Wins Emmy

    Southern Chester County Weekly
    November 14, 2011

    Andrew Catania, a senior film and video major, was featured in the Southern Chester County Weekly for his role in “Off Campus,” a student run television show that will air on The CW Philly on November 26.

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  • City Officials Concerned Over Occupy Factions

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 13, 2011

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Occupy Philly.

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  • 'Descendants' Director Bristles at 'Flawed Characters' Comment

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 13, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer for playing host to the Philadelphia Film Society’s Alexander Payne retrospective on November 11-13.

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  • Drexel Favored to Win CAA

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 12, 2011

    Drexel’s men’s basketball team was the subject of a season preview feature in The Philadelphia Inquirer. The Dragons, who were picked to finish first in the Colonial Athletic Association’s preseason coaches and media poll, begin their season on Tuesday, November 15.

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  • High School Students do Graduate Level Research on Liver Cancer and Hepatitis B

    Bucks County Courier Times
    November 11, 2011

    Dr. Ying-Hsiu Su, associate professor for the Drexel University College of Medicine, was mentioned in the Bucks County Courier Times, for her role as a mentor to high school students doing graduate level research on liver cancer and Hepatitis B.

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  • Student Concerts at Curtis Institute Feature Dvorak, Schumann & a Premiere

    Philadelphia Daily News
    November 11, 2011

    The Philadelphia Daily News ran an article featuring student concerts at the Curtis Institute 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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  • Autistic College Students Navigate ‘The Hidden Curriculum’

    USA Today College
    November 11, 2011

    Dr. Felicia Hurewitz, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in USA Today College in a story about services for autistic college students. Evelyn Hinkle, a junior psychology major, was also quoted in the story.

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  • Healthy Harvest Celebration

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    November 11, 2011

    WPVI-TV (6-abc) featured the Healthy Harvest celebration and potential expansion at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.

  • Drexel Opens Veteran's Lounge

    WXTF-TV (FOX-29) and WPHL-TV (PHL-17)
    November 11, 2011

    The dedication of Drexel’s new veterans lounge was spotlighted on WXTF-TV (FOX-29) and WPHL-TV (PHL-17).

  • Philly Entomologist Honored by Mongolian Government

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 11, 2011

    Dr. Jon Gelhaus, an evolutionary biologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University won the Best Scientist in Nature and Environment medal from the Mongolian Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism for his work investigating aquatic insects in Mongolia. The story was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsworks.org.

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  • Drexel's Pick for Local Chief Sends a Signal to City

    Sacramento Business Journal
    November 10, 2011

    The appointment of Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann as executive director of the Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies was highlighted in a Sacramento Business Journal column.

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  • Will Scandal Deal a Blow to Penn State Fundraising?

    The Morning Call
    November 10, 2011

    Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, a sport management professor in the Goodwin College, was quoted in The Morning Call in a story about fundraising implications of the recent sex-abuse charges at Penn State.

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  • Acting Silly to a Disembodied Voice: A Mass Social Game Comes to Drexel

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 10, 2011

    Drexel was featured in an article published in The Philadelphia Inquirer for playing host to MP3 Experiment, a mass social game.

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  • A Wall Street Refugee's Art Takes an Acid Look at her Old World

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 10, 2011

    Blaise Tobia, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer in a story about an upcoming art exhibit “Previously Occupied: Wall Street Works 1984-1988.”

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  • Millions of U.S. Jobs Vacant, but Millions More Americans Out of Work

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 9, 2011

    Dr. Paul Harrington, professor and director for the Center of Labor Market and Policy, was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer in a column about the U.S. job market.

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  • Are Greeks Really European?

    International Business Times
    November 9, 2011

    Dr. Maria Hnaraki, associate teaching professor and director of Greek Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in International Business Times, in an article about the debt crisis in Greece.

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  • Dominion Fined $12,600 for Surry Asbestos

    Daily Press
    November 9, 2011

    Dr. Arthur L. Frank, professor and chairman of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health for the School of Public Health, was quoted in the Daily Press in an article about asbestos exposure.

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  • Transactional Law Instruction Takes to the Web

    The National Law Journal
    November 9, 2011

    Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was featured in The National Law Journal for his creation of the “Law Meets” website.

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  • Attention Walmart Patients… Healthcare in Aisle 4?

    ABCNews.com
    November 9, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted on ABCNews.com in a story about Walmart’s plan to offer primary care.

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  • Drexel Picks Sacramento Native to Lead Graduate Center

    Sacramento Business Journal
    November 9, 2011

    The appointment of Sandra Kirschenmann as executive director of the Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies was highlighted in the Sacramento Bee, Central Valley Business Times and the Sacramento Business Journal about her appointment to executive director to the Center.

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  • Documentary Screening about Drexel’s 1984 Partnership with Apple

    Technically Philly
    November 8, 2011

    TechnicallyPhilly highlighted Drexel’s upcoming documentary screening about the University’s 1984 partnership with Apple computers. The documentary is presented by the Drexel University Libraries.

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  • Patient and Nurse Safety May be Related by Common Causes

    News Medical
    November 8, 2011

    A safe working environment for nurses study done by Dr. Jennifer Taylor, assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was highlighted in News Medical, Beckers’s ACS Review and UPI.com.

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  • The Breaking of the Fellowship (NASA, Not Lord of the Rings)

    Houston Chronicle
    November 8, 2011

    Drexel alumnus Christopher Ferguson ‘84 was quoted in the Houston Chronicle, in a story about the end of the space program and his time as the last shuttle’s commander.

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  • Parenting: Advice to Consider When Your Kids Don't Like the New Love in Your Life

    Kansas City Star
    November 7, 2011

    Dr. Marcia Polansky, associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in the Kansas City Star in a story about parenting advice.

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  • Malnutrition Diagnoses at Kernan Were Fraud, Feds Say

    Baltimore Sun
    November 7, 2011

    Dr. Scot Silverstein, adjunct professor for The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in The Baltimore Sun, in a story about malnutrition diagnoses in hospitals.

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  • College Radio Heads: Off the Dial

    New York Times
    November 6, 2011

    Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU (91.7-FM) was included in a New York Times story published in the newspaper’s print edition, about college radio stations. The students’ adviser Larry Epstein, associate teaching professor and director of the Entertainment & Arts Management program in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in the story.

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  • 'Orgasm' Exercises Alone Fail to Improve Sex

    LiveScience.com
    November 6, 2011

    Dr. Susan Kellogg-Spadt, professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted on LiveScience.com in a story about exercises to improve sexual functions.

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  • The Rise of Punkademia

    Boston Globe
    November 6, 2011

    Anne Cecil, associate teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media, Arts & Design, was mentioned in the Boston Globe in a story about the field of punk music studies.

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  • City to Host U.S. Green-Building Conference

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 6, 2011

    Dr. Elliot Schreiber, a clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer, in an article about an upcoming green-building conference in Philadelphia. 

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  • The Birds of America

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    November 6, 2011

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), in a story about the page-turning of Audubon’s historic publication The Birds of America.

  • Thousands of Bikers Expected in ABATE Toy Run

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    November 6, 2011

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10) featured the Alliance of Bikers Aimed toward Education’s 31st annual motorcycle toy run. Toys will benefit patients of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and other Philadelphia organizations through Drexel’s annual holiday toy drive. The story was also reported on November 7, on WTXF-TV (FOX-29), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WPHL-TV (Phl-17).

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  • Professor at Drexel to be '13 APA Chief

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    November 5, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer included a story about the American Psychological Association (APA) electing Dr. Donald Bersoff, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Earle Mack School of Law, as the APA’s 2013 president.

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  • Americans' Health may be Compromised by Attacks on Federal Air Pollution Regulations

    MedIndia
    November 4, 2011

    Dr. Arthur L. Frank, professor and chairman of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health for the School of Public Health, was quoted on MedIndia in a story about clean air laws in the U.S.

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  • Health-care Costs of 'Dual-Eligibles' Draw Budget-Cutters' Attention

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    November 4, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted on Newsworks.org in a story about health care costs.

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  • My Own Private Librarian

    The New York Times
    November 4, 2011

    The New York Times mentioned Drexel in a spotlight on personal librarians.

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  • The Edginess of Philly's Art Collectives

    Philadelphia Daily News
    November 4, 2011

    The Philadelphia Daily News published articles on art collectives, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, and an event at the American Philosophical Society Museum, as part of the “Art Attack” collaboration between the Daily News and Drexel to expand coverage of the arts in Philadelphia.

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  • Formerly Fostered Youths Need Extra Care

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    November 3, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was quoted in a Philadelphia Tribune story about the state senate hearing on foster care he participated in. The hearing was also featured in WHYY’s Newsworks.org.

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  • American Heart Association Awards $15M in Philadelphia-area Grants

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    November 3, 2011

    The Philadelphia Business Journal announced that Drexel’s researchers are among those who will be honored at a reception for their advancements in cardiovascular medicine.

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  • Are We Ready for Driverless Cars?

    Macleans
    November 3, 2011

    Dr. Mimi Sheller, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Motilities Research and Policy, was quoted in Macleans in a story about driverless cars.

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  • Gary Hustwit’s Urbanized Screening At Drexel

    Philebrity.com
    November 3, 2011

    The film screening of Urbanized, hosted by the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was spotlighted on Philebrity.com.

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  • Premiere Of Drexel University’s “Off Campus” Airs On CW Philly

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    November 3, 2011

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)’s “Talk Philly” announced that “OFF CAMPUS,” a sitcom produced by students of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will air on WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57) this November. Philly.com and TVNewsCheck.com also ran the announcement.

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  • Hard Work Pays Off

    PennLive.com
    November 3, 2011

    Lijia Xie, student at the Drexel University College of Medicine, was highlighted on PennLive.com for placing first in the college’s Discovery Day 2011 for his research on how to detect liver cancer.

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  • 'The Porch' Offers Respite from Hectic City Pace

    Newsworks.org
    November 3, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned in Newsworks.org for its coordination behind the opening of “The Porch” at 30th Street Station, a newly paved space between 30thStreet Station and Market Street.

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  • Annual Toy Run a Go

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WPVI-TV (6-abc) and Philadelphia Daily News
    November 2, 2011

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) featured the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education’s 31st annual motorcycle toy run, during which Drexel students will collect toys at Citizens Bank Park. The toys will be distributed during Drexel’s annual holiday toy drive. The toy drive was also mentioned in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  • The Prevalence Puzzle: Autism Counts

    Nature.com
    November 2, 2011

    Dr. Craig Newschaffer, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, was quoted on Nature.com, in a story about the prevalence of autism.

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  • President Obama Targets Student Vote in Campaign’s First Major Public Event

    ABCNews.com
    November 2, 2011

    Girish Balakrishnan, a student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was quoted in an ABCNews.com blog posting about President Obama targeting student voters.

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  • Near-Rebuke of NCAA Reforms

    Inside Higher Ed
    November 2, 2011

    The results of a report about the estimated revenues generated by college athletes at major universities produced by Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, a sport management professor in the Goodwin College, were featured in an Inside Higher Ed story.

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  • Building on Presidential Bonds, U.S. and Indonesia Seek Ways to Increase Academic Partnerships

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    November 1, 2011

    Dr. Julie Mostov, vice provost for global initiatives at Drexel University, was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education in a story about U.S. and Indonesia academic partnerships.

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  • Branching Out

    Inside Higher Ed
    November 1, 2011

    Dr. Frank Linnehan, interim executive director of the Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies, was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed story about Northeastern University opening a graduate campus in Charlotte, N.C. Linnehan discussed establishing Drexel’s brand thousands of miles from the original Philadelphia campus.

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  • Book Report: Who Speaks for the Climate?

    New York Times
    November 1, 2011

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, summarized the new book Who Speaks for Climate? Making Sense of Media Reporting on Climate Change by Maxwell T. Boykoff for The New York Times’ “Dot Earth” blog.

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