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  • MORE: The Vanishing of Scale in an Over-the-Top Nation

    “Bob Edwards Show” on Sirius XM radio
    October 31, 2011

    Dr. Ronald Bishop, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on the “Bob Edwards Show” on Sirius XM radio about his book on the American culture of excess.

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  • Politics, Ethics and The U.S. Supreme Court

    CNN-affiliate WFMZ-TV
    October 31, 2011

    Chapin Cimino, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, discussed “The Supreme Court: A Question of Integrity?” as a guest on “The American Law Journal” show on the CNN-affiliate WFMZ-TV.

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  • The Science of Asbestos: The Arguments for Juries

    LegalNewsLine
    October 31, 2011

    Dr. Robert I. Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, was quoted on LegalNewsLine in a story about the arguments for juries regarding the science of asbestos.

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  • Kevin Riordan: At Drexel, a Jack the Ripper Conference

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 30, 2011

    Dr. David Jones, dean of the Pennoni Honors College, with Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Fred J. Abbate of the Pennoni Honors College, were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer review story about the “Jack the Ripper through a Wider Lens” interdisciplinary academic conference.

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  • Varsity Eight Races Canceled Due to Weather at Head of the Schuylkill Regatta

    Philly.com
    October 29, 2011

    Drexel’s rowing team was featured on a Philly.com collegiate sports blog in a story about its performance in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta over the weekend.

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  • Big-Time College Athletes Ask, 'Who's the Amateur?'

    Wall Street Journal
    October 29, 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 a Wall Street Journal story.

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  • Drexel-Queen Lane Land Use Committee Addresses Congested Parking Concerns

    Newsworks.org
    October 29, 2011

    Joseph Ungaro, assistant vice president of University Facilities, was quoted on Newsworks.org, in a story about the community addressing congested parking concerns in the Queen Lane area.

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  • The Disclosure Debate: When Should Companies Reveal Cyber Attacks?

    FoxBusiness.com
    October 28, 2011

    Dr. Ralph Walkling, a professor in the LeBow College of Business and executive director of the Center for Corporate Governance, was quoted on FoxBusiness.com in a story about cyber attacks on corporations.

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  • Drexel, Daily News Have a Collective Art Attack

    Philadelphia Daily News
    October 28, 2011

    Jason Wilson, editor of Drexel’s online cultural magazine The Smart Set, was quoted in a Daily News story announcing a collaboration between the newspaper and Drexel to expand coverage of the arts in Philadelphia. The new Daily News section, called “Art Attack,” will feature weekly student-penned reviews of the city’s art scene.

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  • Canceled Toy Run May See a Miracle

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

    Drexel was mentioned in morning news broadcasts by WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) as a partner with Mayor Nutter and U.S. Congressman Bob Brady to maintain this year’s Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Toy Run. The annual toy drive, run by the Delaware Valley chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Towards Education (ABATE), was in jeopardy of being cancelled due to storage and traffic concerns at CHOP.

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  • Halloween: 2011 Event Roundup

    Philadelphia City Paper
    October 27, 2011

    The “Jack the Ripper Through a Wider Lens” interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Pennoni Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences was spotlighted in Philadelphia City Paper.

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  • Bullies Tell Their Stories

    Channel One News
    October 27, 2011

    Dr. Charles A. Williams III, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in Goodwin College, was featured in a segment on bullying that aired on Channel One News in classrooms across the country.

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  • World Series Alert: Watch Out for Foul Balls

    Discovery News
    October 27, 2011

    Dr. David Velinsky, a marine biogeochemist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Discovery News article about the effects of Delaware mud coating on baseballs.

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  • EARLY WORD: Naked Cities

    Phawker
    October 27, 2011

    Phawker.com, a blog about Philadelphia news and events, posted an entry about the Westphal College’s upcoming screening of “Urbanized,” a film by Gary Hustwit about the design of cities. The College will screen the film on Nov. 3 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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  • Jack the Ripper Conference Gets Inside the Mind of a 19th-century Monster

    Philadelphia Daily News
    October 26, 2011

    Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Daily News feature story about the upcoming “Jack the Ripper through a Wider Lens” interdisciplinary academic conference.

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  • Ferguson and Richards Return to Drexel

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    October 26, 2011

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10) reported on the visit to Drexel’s campus by astronauts and engineering alumni Christopher Ferguson ‘84 and Paul Richards ’87.

  • Drexel Astronauts Talk About Future of Space Program at Alma Mater

    WHYY/Newsworks.org, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    October 26, 2011

    Drexel alumni Chris Ferguson (’84) and Paul Richards (’87) returned to their alma mater to discuss the future of the space program on October 26. WHYY/Newsworks.org, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) covered the story.

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  • Drexel, Academy of Natural Sciences Join Forces

    WHYY/Newsworks.org, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    October 26, 2011

    The Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel University officially joined forces with the signing of an affiliate agreement. The natural history museum was renamed the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel UniversityWHYY/Newsworks.org, WTXF-TV (FOX-29), WCAU-TV (NBC-10), and KYW Newsradio 1060AM covered the story. The Philadelphia Inquirer published a photo by the Associated Press.

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  • Digital Divide

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    October 26, 2011

    Dr. Andrea Forte, an assistant professor in the iSchool at Drexel, was featured on a KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the possibility of a digital divide occurring between children who have access to their parent’s iPads and iPhones and those who do not.

  • CMJ College Radio Awards Winners Announced

    RadioSurvivor.com
    October 25, 2011

    Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU-FM was highlighted on RadioSurvivor.com for winning “Station of the Year” and “Biggest Champion of the Local Scene” awards at the CMJ Music Marathon.

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  • Philadelphia Hosts Confab Looking To Reduce Black-on-Black Violence

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    October 25, 2011

    Dr. John Rich, a professor and chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health, was quoted on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), in a story about a conference addressing violence in the African-American male community.

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  • UA Players Seek Scholarship Reform

    Arizona Daily Star
    October 25, 2011

    The Arizona Daily Star highlighted a joint study set by the National College Players Association (NCPA) and Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, a sport management professor in Goodwin College, in an article about athletic scholarship reform.

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  • The Emergence of e-Mentoring

    CNN.com
    October 25, 2011

    Dr. Frank Linnehan, an associate dean at Drexel's Lebow College of Business, was quoted on CNN.com in an article about the efficacy of online mentoring.

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  • Drexel’s Graduate Student Association Provides Educational Support to Mustard Seed School

    KXTV (ABC-Rosewood, Calif.)
    October 25, 2011

    Drexel’s Graduate Student Association (Sacramento) was featured in a KXTV (ABC-Rosewood, Calif.) story about the association’s contribution to an organization that helps to educate homeless children in Sacramento. Christopher Levermore, the president of the Graduate Student Association was quoted in the story, and was also featured on the station’s “My Neighborhood” blog.

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  • Chemo, Radiation, and Song

    The Boston Globe
    October 24, 2011

    Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a feature article in the Boston Globe  about research she led showing benefits of music therapy for cancer patients.

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  • 4th Annual Hope Walks for ALS

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    October 24, 2011

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29) covered the 4th Annual Hope Walks for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). All proceeds of the walk benefit the programs of the ALS Hope Foundation and ALS Center of Hope at the College of Medicine.

  • Power Supply for Smart Garments

    Energy Harvesting Journal
    October 24, 2011

    Energy Harvesting Journal quoted Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute of Nanotechnology in the College of Engineering, in a story posted about new power for smart clothing garments.

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  • Cold Case

    Courier Post
    October 23, 2011

    Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Fred Abbate, a professor in the Pennoni Honors College, were quoted in a Courier Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.) feature story about the upcoming “Jack the Ripper through a Wider Lens” interdisciplinary academic conference this weekend. 

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  • Take a Virtual Tour of Philadelphia's Revolutionary "Half The Sky: Women in the New Art of China"

    Artinfo
    October 23, 2011

    The art exhibition “Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China,” hosted by the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in Artinfo.

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  • Galleries: Two shows at Locks Illustrate the Artistry of Chance

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 23, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer published a review of the “Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals” an exhibition of photography at Westphal College’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.

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  • Murdoch Clampdown on Meeting

    The Sydney Morning Herald
    October 22, 2011

    Dr. David Becher, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in The Hollywood Reporter and in the Sydney Morning Herald, in articles about the first shareholder meeting of NewsCorp following the company’s recent phone hacking scandal.

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  • Academy of Natural Sciences Offers Free Day to Celebrate Partnership with Drexel

    WHYY/Newsworks
    October 21, 2011

    Newsworks.org highlighted the Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel’s “Affiliation Day,” a day of free admission and activities to celebrate the partnership between the two institutions. Drexel President John A. Fry was quoted.

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  • The Phila. Area's Biggest Colleges

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 21, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned in the Philadelphia Business Journal in an article that ranked the area’s largest four-year colleges and universities by total student enrollment for the academic year 2010-2011.

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  • Philly's Department of Human Services Under the Microscope

    WHYY/Newsworks
    October 21, 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 WHYY-FM, regarding Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services. The story also was featured on Newsworks.org.

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  • Drexel, Shanghai Institute Ink Research Pact

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 21, 2011

    A new research partnership between Drexel and the Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was featured in a Philadelphia Business Journal blog, MedCity News, and Newsworks.org.

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  • New Power for Smart Garments

    ChemistryWorld
    October 20, 2011

    ChemistryWorld quoted Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute of Nanotechnology in the College of Engineering, in a story about new power for smart clothing garments.

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  • How Gay-Friendly is Collingswood?

    Philadelphia Magazine’s “Philly Post”
    October 20, 2011

    Kathleen Volk Miller, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a piece for Philadelphia Magazine’s “Philly Post” about “National Coming Out Week.”

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  • Drexel Campus Rallies for Blood Donation

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    October 20, 2011

    The 2011 CAA Blood Drive at Drexel was highlighted on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29).

  • Philadelphia Architecture Slideshow: BLTa at 50

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 20, 2011

    The renovation of Curtis Hall was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal blog post about the BLTa architecture firm.

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  • Academy of Natural Sciences Partnership

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    October 19, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about its partnership with the Academy of Natural Sciences.

  • Drexel's 'Smart House' Wins Green-Energy Award

    Associated Press
    October 19, 2011

    The Associated Press featured Drexel’s Smart House, which is being awarded a 2011 NOVA Award from the World Green Energy Symposium. The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and various other outlets picked up the story.

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  • 3-point shot: Drexel picked to win Colonial

    ESPN.com
    October 19, 2011

    Drexel’s men’s basketball team was picked to win the CAA conference this year in a preseason poll of coaches. Coach Bruiser Flint was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the story was also covered by ESPN.com’s College Basketball Nation blog.

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  • Mirror, Mirror: 'Pan Am' Clothes Classy, '60s Customs Not So Much

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 19, 2011

    Alfonso McClendon, an assistant professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer in an article about fashions of the 1960s.

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  • Charitably Minded

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 19, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer mentioned the College of Medicine’s Black Tie/White Coat Ball, a fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer’s disease research.

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  • Small Satellites Prompt Big Ideas for Next 25 Years

    Space.com
    October 18, 2011

    Space.com featured Drexel Space Systems Lab students Kenneth Mallory, a doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering, and Swati Maini, a mechanical engineering major, in a photo with their small satellite device at last month’s Small Satellite Conference in Logan, Utah.

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  • Finding Little Comfort in the Statistics of Survival

    The New York Times
    October 18, 2011

    Dr. Ellen Feld, associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing & Health Professions, authored an article in the New York Times about breast cancer survival statistics and her experience with breast cancer diagnosis and survival.

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  • Drexel Sacramento Adds Faculty Members

    Sacramento Business Journal
    October 18, 2011

    TheSacramento Business Journal highlighted the appointment of new faculty members at Drexel’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento. Frank Linnehan, interim executive director of the Center, was quoted.

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  • NYT Asks Where Climate Change Went, Ignores Own Failed Coverage

    Grist
    October 17, 2011

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts & Sciences was quoted on Grist.org in a story about The New York Times’ coverage of climate change.

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  • Drexel And Its Amazing Living Plant Wall

    Earth Techling
    October 17, 2011

    Dr. Michael Waring an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, Dr. Jacob Russell, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Shivanthi Ananda, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, were mentioned in Earth Techling for their study on the five-story living biowall of plants in the Constantine Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.

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  • Exploring Another Approach: 'Positive Health'

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 17, 2011

    “The Public’s Health,” a new Philadelphia Inquirer blog authored by Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, and Jonathan Purtle, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health, explored ‘positive health.’

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  • Things LOOK-ing Up on Lancaster Ave

    Naked Philly
    October 14, 2011

    Naked Philly blog posted about “Look! on Lancaster Avenue,” a public art project, sponsored by Drexel, that displays works of art in the windows and storefronts of vacant buildings along Lancaster Avenue.

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  • Recreation Center Wins 2011 Facility of Merit

    Athletic Business
    October 14, 2011

    Athletic Business named Drexel’s Recreation Center a 2011 Facility of Merit Winner.

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  • National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences Awards

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    October 14, 2011

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) spotlighted the TV awards program by the National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences that was held at Drexel.

  • 'Half the Sky': Wide-ranging Art from Chinese Women

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 14, 2011

    The art exhibition “Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China,” hosted by the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was reviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • Driving Habits Collide With Life Habits

    Philadelphia Magazine's Philly Post
    October 13, 2011

    Kathleen Volk Miller, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a piece for Philadelphia Magazine’s “Philly Post” about how personality changes with driving habits.

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  • Wash. U. Diversity Programs Hosts Dr. John Rich for Homer G. Phillips Lecture

    St. Louis American
    October 13, 2011

    Dr. John A Rich, a professor and chair of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health, was featured in The St. Louis American. Rich will present the 16th Annual Homer G. Phillips Public Health Lecture Series at Washington University on October 21.

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  • Drexel is Making Waves in Philly's Entrepreneurial Community

    Technically Philadelphia
    October 13, 2011

    Technically Philly spotlighted Drexel’s entrepreneurial efforts on October 13.

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  • DesignPhiladelphia Celebrates Creativity in the City

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 13, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer mentioned the screening of “EAMES: The Architect and the Painter” presented by the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • 10 Great College Radio Stations

    The Washington Post
    October 13, 2011

    The Washington Post listed Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU-FM as one of the top 10 in the nation in an article urging colleges to hold on to their FM radio licenses.

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  • Sex Causes Amnesia in 54-Year-Old Woman

    ABC News
    October 12, 2011

    Dr. Carol Lippa, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an ABC News story about the likelihood of sexual intercourse causing a type of amnesia in adults.

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  • Annual Fall Career Fair

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    October 12, 2011

    The Steinbright Career Development Center’s annual fall career fair was featured on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and KYW-TV (CBS-3).

  • Oregon's Obesity Crisis: Seeking Solutions in the Design of Cities and Suburbs

    OregonLive.com
    October 12, 2011

    Yvonne Michael, associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted on OregonLive.com in a story about Oregon’s obesity crisis.

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  • Exhibition Puts the Spotlight on Women Artists from China

    China Daily
    October 12, 2011

    The art exhibition “Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China,” hosted by the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in China Daily. Dr. Joseph Gregory, an associate professor in Westphal College and the exhibit’s curator, was quoted.

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  • Zombies: Be Prepared

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 12, 2011

    A simulated zombie uprising staged for educational purposes at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, as part of a certificate program in clinical simulation, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  Carol Okupniak, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice, was quoted.

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  • Opening and Dedication of the New Integrated Sciences Building

    City Suburban News
    October 11, 2011

    City Suburban News published photos from the opening of Drexel's new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.

  • Republican Presidential Debate

    POTUS XM 124
    October 11, 2011

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences served as an election and debate analyst on POTUS XM 124 about the upcoming Republican presidential debate.

  • Misused Medication Study Findings

    WDTN-TV (NBC-Dayton, Ohio)
    October 11, 2011

    WDTN-TV (NBC-Dayton, Ohio) referenced a study by Dr. Stephen Lankenau, associate professor in the School of Public Health, in a segment about addiction findings.

  • Wake Up Call

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    October 11, 2011

    Paul Savell, head coach of Drexel’s crew team was featured on the WCAU-TV (NBC-10) Morning Wake up Call segment.

  • Art Installations Dress Up Powelton Building Fronts

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 11, 2011

    Blaise Tobia, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer about his work dressing abandoned building fronts and windows on Lancaster Avenue in the Powelton Village area.

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  • Haddonfield, Drexel Partnership

    Haddonfield Patch
    October 11, 2011

    Drexel was highlighted in Haddonfield Patch for its partnership with Haddonfield Memorial High School that allows high school students to take college course at the University. The enrollees tripled this year.

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  • Creating Confident Kids Curbs Bullying, Says Expert

    The Epoch Times
    October 11, 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 quoted in an Epoch Times article on bullying prevention. 

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  • Does 'Occupy Wall Street' Have Leaders?

    Alaska Dispatch
    October 10, 2011

    Dr. Wiliam Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Alaska Dispatch in an article on Occupy Wall Street’s leaders.

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  • Mother and Daughter Reflect the Changes in Nursing and Higher Education

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 10, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer profiled Susan Cooke and Tara Cooke, mother-and-daughter students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Dr. Gloria Donnelly, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was also quoted on the changes in nursing and higher education.

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  • We're No. 1...

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 10, 2011

    “The Public’s Health,” a new Philadelphia Inquirer blog launched this week. The blog is authored by Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, and Jonathan Purtle, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health. There first post speaks to poverty in Philadelphia.

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  • 10 Medical Schools That Receive the Most Applications

    USNews.com
    October 10, 2011

    Drexel University’s College of Medicine was noted in U.S.News.com for receiving more applications to its entering class of 2010 than any other medical school in the country.

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  • Muppet With a Message

    ABCNews.com
    October 9, 2011

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in ABC News in a story about Sesame Street’s segment “Growing Hope Against Hunger.” Chilton spearheads initiatives to help feed children in the Philadelphia area.

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  • Phila. Becomes Hotbed of Autism Research

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 9, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer highlighted Drexel’s new Autism Public Health Research Institute in the School of Public Health and the national EARLI study led by Dr. Craig Newschaffer in an article on autism research. Newschaffer, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, and Dr. Igor Burstyn, an associate professor and epidemiologist, were quoted in the article.

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  • ‘Look! on Lancaster Avenue’

    The Broadstreet Review
    October 7, 2011

    The Broad Street Review featured “Look! on Lancaster Avenue,” a public art project, sponsored by Drexel, that will display works of art in the windows and storefronts of vacant buildings along Lancaster Avenue.

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  • Where Did the Crisis of The Greek Economy Come From?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 7, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer featured Dr. George Tsetsekos, dean of Drexel’s LeBow College of Business in a column about Greece’s economic crisis.

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  • Squash Smarts Uses Sport to Inspire Philadelphia Kids

    WHYY/Newsworks
    October 6, 2011

    WHYY/Newsworks.org featured the Squash Smarts afterschool mentoring program, which started at Drexel in 2001, in conjunction with the school hosting the U.S. Open Squash Championships on “Newsworks Tonight.”  John White, the coach of Drexel’s varsity squash teams was quoted in the piece.

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  • Wall of Plants Teaches Lessons in Filtration at Drexel

    WHYY/Newsworks
    October 6, 2011

    Dr. Jacob Russell, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story, about the five-story biowall of plants serving as a living laboratory for air quality research. Anna Jaworski, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was also quoted, and Ionnis Anastopolous, a student in the College, was featured in the story’s photo slideshow.

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  • The Kindle Hasn't Erased All Hope For Books

    Philadelphia Magazine's Philly Post
    October 6, 2011

    Kathleen Volk Miller, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a piece forPhiladelphia Magazine’s “Philly Post” about the kindle versus books.

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  • Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals

    Philadelphia Weekly
    October 5, 2011

    “Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals” a photography display being hosted by the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in Philadelphia Weekly’s events calendar. A photo of one of the pieces also ran with the announcement.

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  • Pa. Links With Private Equity for College Energy Efficiency Program

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 5, 2011

    The Philadelphia Business Journal posted a blog entry about Pennsylvania’s new campus energy efficiency fund program, which was announced at Drexel. The fund channels $10 million in state funds to 12 Pennsylvania colleges and universities to generate $45 million in energy-saving improvements.

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  • Matheson Hall's Demolition Ceremony

    WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTFX-TV (FOX-29)
    October 5, 2011

    WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTFX-TV (FOX-29) reported on the demolition ceremony of Drexel’s Matheson Hall that included the opening of a time capsule from 1965. WHYY-FM also reported on the story.

  • Drexel Professor D'Ovidio Speaks to Steve Jobs' Contribution

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    October 5, 2011

    Dr. Robert D’Ovidio, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) in a segment about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ contribution to the computing industry.

  • Amid Campus Construction, Drexel University Opens A 1965 Time Capsule

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    October 5, 2011

    Rob Sieczkiewicz, archivist at Drexel was interviewed on a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the 1965 time capsule that was opened during the early stage demolition of Matheson Hall.

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  • U.S. Open Squash Final to be Held at Drexel Thursday

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 5, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer featured a story on the U.S. Squash Open at Drexel.

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  • IAC Recruits Chelsea Clinton to its Board

    FoxBusiness.com
    October 4, 2011

    FoxBusiness.com quoted Dr. Ralph Walkling, a professor in the LeBow College of Business and director of Drexel’s Center for Corporate Governance, in a story about the appointment of Chelsea Clinton to the board of directors for IAC Interactive. IAC is the internet media company that created Match.com.

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  • Squash: Shabana and El-Shorbagy Reach US Open Quarterfinals

    Ahram Online
    October 3, 2011

    Ahram Online (Egypt) posted a story about the of the results of the Egyptian players in the U.S. Squash Open over the weekend.

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  • Bucks and Montgomery County Business Achievers

    PhillyBurbs.com
    October 3, 2011

    Dr. Stella Volpe, the chair of Drexel’s Nutrition Sciences Department and a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was listed among “Bucks and Montgomery county business achievers” onPhillyburbs.com.

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  • Drexel University Rec Center Users Power Equipment, Concerts

    AthleticBusiness.com
    October 3, 2011

    Athletics Business.com picked up a story about elliptical machines in Drexel’s Recreation Center that produce energy during the course of a work-out and put it back into the building’s power grid. Senior Associate Athletics Director Dan Simmons and Director of Health, Fitness and Wellness Jessica Norman were quoted in the article. The story originally ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer in September.

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  • New Conductive Glue Enhances Lithium Ion Battery Capacity by 30 Percent

    The Green Optimistic
    October 3, 2011

    The Green Optimistic quoted Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute of Nanotechnology in the College of Engineering, in a story about his work with lithium ion batteries.

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  • Playworks Program Praised for Reducing Conflict

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 3, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer mentioned Drexel University in an article about the Playworks Program, a nonprofit that worked in 11 Philadelphia School District schools to structure activities for students at lunch and recess.

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  • World Green Energy Symposium Set for Oct. 19-21 in Philadelphia

    PhillyBurbs.com
    October 3, 2011

    PhillyBurbs.com mentioned Drexel University’s Smart House in a story about major sustainable initiatives that will be recognized at the 2011 World Green Energy Symposium.

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  • Nearly 400 Accidents with Dangerous Pathogens and Biotoxins Reported in U.S. Labs over 7 Years

    Scientific American
    October 3, 2011

    Scientific American mentioned Dr. Charles Haas, a professor and head of the civil, architectural and environmental engineering department in the College of Engineering, for his work on the National Research Council regarding accidents with dangerous pathogens and biotoxins.

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  • FEMA Gets $2.6 Billion to Continue Disaster Recovery Despite Federal Budget Bickering

    Poughkeepsie Journal
    October 2, 2011

    The Poughkeepsie Journal and PostCresent.com mentioned Dr. Scott Knowles, an assistant professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, in a story about federal disaster relief aid.

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  • Pedal Power Fuels College Rec Center, Concerts

    San Jose Mercury News
    October 1, 2011

    The San Jose Mercury News ran a story about elliptical machines in Drexel’s Recreation Center that produce energy during the course of a work-out and put it back into the building’s power grid. Senior Associate Athletics Director Dan Simmons and Director of Health, Fitness and Wellness Jessica Norman were quoted in the article. The story originally ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer in September.

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