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  • College Athletes Generate Revenue

    CFRB-Radio (1010-AM, Toronto)
    September 30, 2011

    On September 30, A CFRB-Radio (1010-AM, Toronto) show mentioned a study by Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College, about the estimated revenues generated by college athletes at major universities. 

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  • "Half the Sky" Art Exhibition

    China Daily
    September 30, 2011

    China Daily ran a photo of the “Half the Sky” art exhibition in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery on September 30.

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  • Slam Bam, and Other Casual Strategies of Connection

    WHYY NewsWorks.org
    September 30, 2011

    On September 30, Kathleen Volk Miller, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a piece for WHYY/Newsworks.org’s “Creative Connections” series. Volk Miller, along with Cecilia Fitzgibbon, a professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and Julie Hawkins, an assistant professor in the Westphal College, are three of the 76 “Creative Connectors” from Philadelphia who will be profiled in the series in the coming months.

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  • GCC, Rowan University Launch Dual-Enrollment Program

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 30, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer highlighted Drexel at Burlington County College in an article about a newly-launched partnership between Rowan University and Gloucester County College.

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  • After 40 Years with the Phillies, Baker's Voice Still Choice

    Courier-Post
    September 30, 2011

    The Courier-Post profiled Dan Baker, the coordinator of broadcast relations for Drexel Athletics, and his 40-year career as the public-address announcer for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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  • Lancaster Avenue Art Installation Commands Attention

    Newsworks
    September 30, 2011

    The “LOOK! On Lancaster Avenue” public art project co-sponsored by Drexel was featured on WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org and on GPTMC’s tourism blog, uwishunu.com. Paul Schultz, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College, and Blaise Tobia, a professor in Westphal College, were quoted in the Newsworks story. The project was also highlighted in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  • How to Parent College-Aged Kids

    Philadelphia Magazine
    September 29, 2011

    Kathleen Volk Miller, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and editor of Painted Bride Quarterly, authored a column in Philadelphia magazine’s “The Philly Post” blog about parenting college-aged children.

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  • Squash Championship at Drexel

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    September 29, 2011

    John White, head coach of Drexel's squash team, appeared on WCAU-TV (NBC-10)'s "The 10! Show" in a segment featuring the U.S. Open Squash Championship being held at Drexel's Athletic Center from September 29-October 6.

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  • States Putting Hopes in ‘Bottoms Up’ to Help the Bottom Line

    The New York Times
    September 29, 2011

    Dr. Mark Stehr, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a front-page New York Times article about new taxes and other legislation aimed at increasing government revenue from the sale of alcohol.

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  • Drexel Senior Jenna Lindsay Getting It Done for Drexel Soccer, Nursing

    Patch.com
    September 29, 2011

    West Deptford Patch profiled Jenna Lindsay, a student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions who is achieving success in academics and on Drexel's women's soccer team.

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  • LOOK! Public Art Project Transforms Lancaster Ave

    University City Review
    September 28, 2011

    The University City Review featured the “LOOK! On Lancaster Avenue” public art exhibit co-sponsored by Drexel, an opportunity for West Philadelphia residents to come together in a celebration of creativity and innovation, and promote a sense of civic pride and community spirit.

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  • Law Enforcement Officials Take On Social Media Issues

    The Dallas Morning News
    September 28, 2011

    Kristene Unsworth, an assistant professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in a Dallas Morning News story about the use of social media as a tool for law enforcement investigations.

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  • Fry Positions Drexel as Community Change Agent

    University City Review
    September 28, 2011

    The University City Review & Weekly Press ran a feature profile of Drexel President John A. Fry, his leadership of Drexel, and his efforts to drive Drexel’s engagement with local and global communities.

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  • In Film, Moms See the Struggle

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 28, 2011

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer column about working mothers’ reactions to the new film, I Don’t Know How She Does It, that depicts a comedic version of their struggles.

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  • Economic Pressures Leading Many to Make Medical Sacrifices

    ABCNews.com
    September 28, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an ABCNews.com story about Americans’ struggles to pay for medical costs.

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  • Inquirer Editorial: University City Makeover Breeds Excitement

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 27, 2011

    Drexel’s contributions to growth and development in University City were mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer editorial and in a Philadelphia Business Journal editorial.

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  • Drexel Opens New Science Facility

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    September 27, 2011

    The Chronicle of Higher Education featured the opening of Drexel's new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, named after late university president Constantine N. Papadakis.

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  • Stop in the Name of Love?

    The Jewish Exponent
    September 27, 2011

    The Jewish Exponent featured an interview with Dr. Lauren Van Scoy, a fellow training in the College of Medicine, about stories and issues about end-of-life care raised in her book, DNR: Do Not Resuscitate.

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  • Protecting Patients During Health Care Labor Disputes

    ABCNews.com
    September 26, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an ABCNews.com article on September 26, about the responsibilities of health care workers and administrators to care for patients during labor disputes.

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  • Personal Accountability for Those Who Operate Tax-Exempt Organizations

    The New York Law Journal
    September 26, 2011

    A New York Law Journal article about regulations of compensation practices of nonprofit organizations that receive government funding discussed Drexel’s voluntary adoption of governance standards.

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  • Julie Mostov Appointed to Women Against Abuse Board

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 26, 2011

    The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” column noted that Dr. Julie Mostov, vice provost for global initiatives and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was elected president of the board of the nonprofit organization Women Against Abuse Inc.

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  • More and More, Hospitals are Embracing the Mental and Physical Benefits of Song

    Columbus Dispatch
    September 25, 2011

    Research led by Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Columbus Dispatch article, about the increasing use and value of music therapy for cancer patients and other patients in hospitals.

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  • Creative Nurses Urged to Lead Change in Health Care by Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

    Oncology Times
    September 25, 2011

    Oncology Times highlighted the College of Nursing and Health Professions as one that prepares health care workers to create new ideas and bring them to fruition, in an article about entrepreneurial-style leadership in nursing.

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  • Witnesses to Hunger: A Portrait of Food Insecurity in America

    CNN
    September 23, 2011

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was featured in a CNN American Morning story about hunger and poverty in America. Several participants in Chilton’s “Witnesses to Hunger” research and advocacy program were profiled in the story. Part 1 of the two-part story aired on September 22. She also was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on this topic on September 23.

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  • Faster than Light? CERN Findings Bewilder Scientists

    Los Angeles Times
    September 23, 2011

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Dr. David Goldberg, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences in an article about subatomic particles moving faster than the speed of light.

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  • Verdict on Philly's Lead Court: It works

    Newsworks
    September 23, 2011

    Dr. Carla Campbell, an associate teaching professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about her research into the effectiveness of the specialized court in Philadelphia for managing lead-paint removal.

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  • Particles Moved Faster Than Speed of Light?

    National Geographic
    September 23, 2011

    Dr. David Goldberg, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a National Geographic News article about the discovery of neutrinos that may travel faster than light.

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  • More Facebook Changes, How Will You Adjust?

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    September 23, 2011

    Dr. Andrea Forte, an assistant professor in The iSchool, College of Information Science & Technology, was interviewed on a KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about how teens and young adults will likely handle upcoming changes to Facebook profiles.

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  • Today’s MBAs Aren’t Waiting to Pass Their Exams Before Starting Their Own Companies

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    September 23, 2011

    Entrepreneurship education in the LeBow College of Business was highlighted in a Philadelphia Business Journal article about the rise of entrepreneurship among business students. Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the Management department in LeBow College, was quoted. The article also mentions that Drexel was recently ranked 15th in the country on The Princeton Review & Entrepreneur magazine’s list of graduate programs for entrepreneurship.

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  • A New Kind of People Power

    Philadelphia Magazine
    September 22, 2011

    Philadelphia Magazine’s blog published a story on Drexel’s elliptical machines that generate electricity.

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  • Silence From the Court

    The New York Times
    September 22, 2011

    On September 22, The New York Times ran an op-ed co-written by Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, on the Supreme Court’s lack of action regarding Troy Davis’ execution.

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  • The State of University City and What’s Next

    University City Review
    September 21, 2011

    Drexel was mentioned in a University City Review article about its investments and future development plans in University City.  Drexel President John A. Fry was featured in a photo from The State of University City and What’s Next event reception held on September 19 at World Café Live.

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  • Researchers Trying to Piece Together a 65 Million-Year-Old Turtle

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 21, 2011

    Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer cover story on piecing together the fragments of a 65 million-year-old sea turtle fossil found in Sewell, N.J.

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  • LOOK! On Lancaster Avenue

    Phrequency.com
    September 21, 2011

    The upcoming “LOOK! On Lancaster Avenue” art installation, a project supported by Drexel and several local community groups, was highlighted on Phrequency.com. “LOOK!” is intended to revitalize vacant storefronts on Lancaster Avenue and encourage public participation and interaction, while serving as a catalyst for business and culture.

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  • New Hues on the Block

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 21, 2011

    Lisa Hayes , an assistant professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on the new fashion trend, color-blocking.

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  • Eastern Art Travels to Drexel for Debut

    Philadelphia METRO
    September 21, 2011

    The upcoming art exhibition “Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China,” hosted by the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on the cover of the Philadelphia Metro and in on online slideshow. The story quoted Dr. Joseph Gregory, an associate professor in the Westphal College and the exhibit’s curator.

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  • Drexel’s New Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

    Philadelphia Magazine
    September 21, 2011

    Philadelphia magazine’s “The Philly Post” blog reported on the opening of the Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building. KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) also reported the story.

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  • Notes on Music and the Arts

    University City Review
    September 21, 2011

    The University City Review listed “Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China,” the all-female Chinese art exhibit at Westphal College’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.

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  • One Great Idea

    Philly.com
    September 20, 2011

    Drexel President John A. Fry and Academy of Natural Sciences President and CEO George W. Gephart were featured in a video on Philly.com, discussing the significance of the affiliation between the two institutions.

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  • 'Should College Athletes Get Paid?' Is the Wrong Question

    The Atlantic
    September 19, 2011

    Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, a sport management professor in Goodwin College, authored several perspective pieces in The Atlantic’s “How to Fix College Sports” online debate. In a piece published on September 19, she argues that NCAA regulations about paying college athletes are unfair. On September 23, she advocates creating a professional college sports league.

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  • The Exhaustive Guide To Breaking Exhausting Sleep Cycles

    Fast Company
    September 19, 2011

    Stephanie Ross , assistant clinical professor and director of the Complementary and Integrative Therapy Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Fast Company story on sleep cycles.

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  • Pennsylvanians May Soon Have Direct Access To Their Lab Results

    KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM)
    September 17, 2011

    Dr. Robert Field , a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, was quoted in a KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story, regarding a new federal proposal that would give Pennsylvania residents direct access to their medical lab results.

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  • The Case for Paying College Athletes

    Wall Street Journal
    September 16, 2011

    The results of a report 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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  • Philadelphia Proposes Mandating Antismoking Ads at Retail Counters Where Tobacco Is Sold

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 14, 2011

    Dr. Marla Gold, dean of the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia Board of Health considering a proposal to mandate antismoking advertising be displayed at retail counters where tobacco is sold.

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  • Census Figures Show Record Numbers of Americans in Poverty

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    September 14, 2011

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about recently released U.S. Census figures that indicate more Americans are now living below the poverty line than at any time since the line was established 52 years ago.

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  • A New Target at Yahoo

    Wall Street Journal
    September 12, 2011

    Dr. Ralph Walkling, a professor and director of the Center for Corporate Governance in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a  Wall Street Journal story about the change in leadership at Yahoo, Inc.

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  • Easy Motion

    WHYY/Newsworks
    September 9, 2011

    Dr. Patricia Shewokis, a professor with dual appointments in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems and the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured along with Drexel’s Cognitive Neuroengineering and Quantitative Experimental Research lab in a WHYY/Newsworks story about new developments in prosthetics and Drexel’s contributions toward creating a brain-in-the-loop prosthetic interface.

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  • IHOP shooting: Will police ever understand gunman's motive?

    Christian Science Monitor
    September 7, 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 in the Christian Science Monitor  about the recent shooting in Nevada.

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  • Did 9/11 Make America Less Safe from Natural Disasters?

    Marketplace
    September 7, 2011

    Dr. Scott Gabriel Knowles, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on American Public Media’s Marketplace in a story about public safety measures for natural disasters in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.

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