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  • Unsolved Murders, Unsettled Families

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 30, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in Goodwin College, was quoted in the Philadelphia Daily News in a story about the effect of unsolved murders on families.

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  • Twitter: A New Hideout For Hookers?

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 30, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about prostitutes advertising their services on Twitter.

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  • CAPTCHA: The Secret Behind Those Squiggly Computer Letters

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 30, 2012

    Dr. Rachel Greenstadt, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about CAPTCHA, difficult-to-visually-decipher security words that guard against spam on websites.

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  • Science Festival Enlists Jazz Quartet

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 30, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, assistant dean of media technologies and an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about a jazz quartet that performed at Drexel as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival. Students in Kim’s Music & Entertainment Technology Lab developed a smartphone app that allowed audience members to watch visual representations of various aspects of the music.

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  • Workplace Relationships

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    April 30, 2012

    Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the management department in LeBow College, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)  in a story about relationships in the workplace between managers and team members.

  • 1/3 With Arthritis Report Anxiety or Depression

    WebMD.com
    April 30, 2012

    Dr. Martin Bergman, affiliate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted on WebMD.com in a story about arthritis.

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  • Work-Study Focus for Singapore's Next Varsity?

    The Sunday Times
    April 29, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in Singapore’s The Sunday Times in a story about Singapore Minister of State for Education Lawrence Wong’s visit to the United States and Drexel.

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  • HUBO Throws Ceremonial First Pitch

    ESPN’s “SportsCenter”
    April 29, 2012

    Drexel’s humanoid robot, HUBO, was shown on the opening montage of ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” The robot threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the April 28 Phillies game as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival.

  • Health Insurers’ Push to Diversify Raises Ethical Concerns

    The Washington Post
    April 29, 2012

    Dr. Scot Silverstein, adjunct professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in The Washington Post in a story about health insurers’ push to diversify.

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  • Langhorne Carpet Co. Announces Winners of Student Design Contest

    Bucks County Courier Times
    April 29, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Bucks County Courier Times article after students competed in Langhorne Carpet Co.’s design contest.

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  • How Allentown School Officials Responded to Central Elementary Sex Allegations

    Morning Call
    April 28, 2012

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in the Morning Call in an article about a sexual discrimination lawsuit against Allentown’s Central Elementary School.

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  • This Weekend at Citizens Bank Park

    Phillies.com
    April 27, 2012

    Drexel College of Engineering’s HUBO robot was mentioned on Phillies.com. Hubo will throw out the first pitch on April 28 during the Philadelphia Science Night at Citizen’s Bank Park as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival.

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  • Drexel’s Baiada Center Transformed by Gift and Pledge

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 27, 2012

    The Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal in a story about the Center’s transition to a University-level institute.

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  • GOP Campaign

    EBRU-TV (New York/New Jersey)
    April 26, 2012

    Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on EBRU-TV (New York/New Jersey) about the Republican Presidential Primary elections.

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  • Groupon's 'Beer Summit' Maybe Wasn't Such a Good Idea

    MSNBC’s Market Day blog
    April 26, 2012

    Dr. Elliot Schreiber, executive director of the Center for Corporate Reputation Management and a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted on MSNBC’s Market Day blog in a story about Groupon’s beer summit.

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  • Big 3 Avoid Penalty Box While SEC Targets Egan-Jones

    FoxBusiness.com
    April 26, 2012

    Dr. David Becher, associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted on FoxBusiness.com in a story about the Security and Exchange Commission’s sanctions for credit-ratings companies.

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  • Big Board Dealt Big Rebuke

    Wall Street Journal
    April 26, 2012

    Dr. Ralph A. Walkling, professor and executive director of the Center for Corporate Governance in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the failed re-election attempt of Ricardo Salgado to NYSE Euronext.

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  • Drexel LGBTs Organize Against Chick-fil-A Event

    Philadelphia Gay News
    April 26, 2012

    Ted Faigle, program manager of Drexel’s LGBT Health program in the School of Public Health, and student William Lukas, were quoted in a Philadelphia Gay News article about concerns raised regarding the upcoming Chick-fil-A Leadercast conference.

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  • 'Rock Snot' Found En Masse in Delaware River

    Newsworks.org
    April 26, 2012

    A photo by Dr. Marina Potapova of Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured in a Newsworks.org story about ‘rock snot’ in the Delaware River.

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  • Presidential Election Commentary

    POTUS XM 124
    April 25, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on POTUS XM 124 regarding the latest updates in the presidential election.

  • Money For Arts Journalism, In Three Cities That Need It

    NPR.org
    April 25, 2012

    Drexel was featured on NPR.org in an article on the NEA and Knight Foundation’s Community Arts Journalism Challenge. Jason Wilson, an adjunct professor and director of the Center for Cultural Outreach in the Pennoni Honors College, was quoted.

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  • 3 Drexel Students Win Math Dash in U.S. Imagine Cup

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 25, 2012

    Matthew Lesnak, Keith Ayers and Nicholas Mullen, students in the College of Engineering, and Dr. Frank Lee, associate teaching professor in the College of Engineering, were mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal article after winning the Windows Phone Game Design category of Microsoft Corp.’s U.S. Imagine Cup.

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  • Philadelphia Orchestra, China Announce Details of Residency

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 25, 2012

    Drexel’s sponsorship of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s upcoming residency and tour of China was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • Best of the Class

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 25, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc) for hosting “Best of the Class” in which 120 valedictorians for high schools around Philadelphia were invited to campus to share their stories.

  • Colleges Confuse Students With Letters Offering Aid That’s Debt

    Bloomberg.com
    April 24, 2012

    Joan McDonald, senior vice president for Enrollment Management, was quoted in a Bloomberg.com story about financial aid packages.

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  • Pennsylvania Primary

    FOX News’ Happening Now
    April 24, 2012

    Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on FOX News’ Happening Now about the Pa. primary.

  • Bill Cosby Visits Drexel’s Family Health Services Center Ahead Of Expansion

    KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM)
    April 24, 2012

    A visit to the 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, by comedian Bill Cosby was covered by WPVI-TV (6-abc), WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and  KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM). Cosby will headline a benefit performance for the 11th Street center at Drexel in the fall.

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  • Earth Week Events

    KCRA-TV
    April 23, 2012

    The Graduate Student Association at Drexel’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento was mentioned on KCRA-TV for their organization of Earth Week events.

  • Birthday Dentures for an Ancient Elk

    ScientificAmerican.com
    April 23, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on ScientificAmerican.com in a post about its preparations for its bicentennial exhibit.

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  • Robot Expo Aims to Prove Philly More Than Sports, Cheesesteaks

    Newsworks.org
    April 23, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host and sponsor of the Philadelphia Robotics Expo (PRX) on Newsworks.org and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) who reported on the event.

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  • New Device Brings Hope For Snoring, Sleep Apnea

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 23, 2012

    Dr. Joanne Getsy, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted on WPVI-TV (6-abc) in a story about snoring and sleep apnea.

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  • Drexel Robots Spin The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’

    Philadelphia Metro
    April 23, 2012

    Drexel’s HUBO robots’ performance of the Beatles’ “Come Together” was featured in the Philadelphia MetroDr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Music & Entertainment Technology Lab, was quoted.

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  • Authors Of New Book Trace History Of Prominent Philadelphia Museum

    KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM)
    April 23, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on a KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the book, A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science, which documents the Academy’s 200-year history.

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  • Reviewing River Quality

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 23, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about their work with Eastman Chemical Company to review river quality.

  • In University City, a Model For An NID

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 23, 2012

    Drexel President John A. Fry was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News online article about the University City District, considered to be a model for Neighborhood Improvement Districts.

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  • Half of New Graduates Are Jobless or Underemployed

    USA Today
    April 23, 2012

    The research of Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in Goodwin College, was mentioned in an Associated Press story on the under- and mal-employment of recent graduates. The story was picked up by USA Today, US News & World Report, New York Post, Yahoo! Finance, The Huffington Post, among other outlets.

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  • Philly Online Poetry Magazines: A Garden of Many Delights

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 22, 2012

    Dr. Valerie Fox, Miriam Kotzin, Kathy Volk-Miller and Lynn Levin, professors in the College of Arts and Sciences were mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about online poetry magazines.

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  • The Pennsylvania Primary

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 22, 2012

    Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3)’s “Newsmakers” about the Pa. primary.

  • Discussing The Coming Climate Crisis With Heidi Cullen

    The Daily Beast
    April 22, 2012

    The Daily Beast referenced a study by Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, in an article on climate change.

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  • No Job For 11.1% in RI; Recovery is MIA

    WPRI-TV (CBS-12)
    April 20, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in Goodwin College and director of the Center for Labor Markets, was quoted on WPRI-TV (CBS-12) about the job market in Rhode Island.

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  • Phila. Hospital 'Prescribing' Vegetables

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 20, 2012

    Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services was mentioned as a participant in the Farm-to-Families program providing healthy produce to North Philadelphia families, in a story in the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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  • Can You Stay Off of the Internet For 41 Straight Hours?

    Philadelphia Metro
    April 19, 2012

    A story in the Philadelphia Metro mentioned Drexel and KEYSPOT, a citywide public-private partnership striving to bridge the digital divide in the city. The story is about an awareness campaign encouraging Philadelphians to go without using the Internet for 41 hours over the weekend.

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  • What It Means To Lead

    Sacramento Observer
    April 19, 2012

    Ray Lum, an associate teaching professor in the School of Public Health, was mentioned in the Sacramento Observer for interviewing Dr. Robert Ross about leadership for students.

  • The Philadelphia Science Festival

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 18, 2012

    Josa Hanzlik, a graduate student in the College of Engineering, performed a demonstration with cornstarch and water for the Philadelphia Science Festival on KYW-TV (CBS-3)’s Talk Philly.

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  • Does the Glass Ceiling Extend to the Lab?

    Financial Content
    April 18, 2012

    Deborah Crawford, senior vice provost for research, was quoted in Financial Content about women working in science related fields.

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  • When it Comes to Wine, Sweet is The New Black

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 18, 2012

    Jason Wilson, editor of Drexel’s online cultural magazine The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about sweet wine.

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  • In Facebook Deal, Board Was All But Out of Picture

    Wall Street Journal
    April 18, 2012

    Dr. Ralph A. Walkling, professor and executive director of the Center for Corporate Governance in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram.

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  • Drexel Univ. Med Students Host Young Students

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 18, 2012

    The College of Medicine was featured on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a story about College of Medicine students working with Wissahickon Charter School students who visited the College of Medicine on April 18. KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) also reported the story.

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  • What Will Happen to Fido When You Die?

    Forbes.com
    April 17, 2012

    Debra Speyer, an adjunct professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted on Forbes.com about the fate of pets after an owner’s death.

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  • 10 Most Applied-To Medical Schools

    U.S. News & World Report
    April 17, 2012

    Drexel’s College of Medicine was mentioned in a U.S. News & World Report story about the most applied-to medical schools. The College of Medicine received the second most applications among schools that reported the statistic last year.

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  • City’s Digital Divide Can Be Squeezed

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 17, 2012

    KEYSPOT, a partnership funded by federal stimulus grants and led by the City Urban Affairs Coalition and Drexel University, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer editorial about Philly’s digital divide.

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  • Credit Card Info Stolen From Delco Diner

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 17, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) about credit card information stolen from a Delaware County diner.

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  • Remotely Controlled Beetles Could Aid Future Aircraft Design

    Science Omega
    April 17, 2012

    Dr. MinJun Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Science Omega feature about his research on the aerodynamics and mechanics of rhinoceros beetle flight.

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  • Can Science Help Reinvent The Thinking Cap?

    The Globe and Mail
    April 17, 2012

    The research of Dr. John Kounios on the neuroscience of creative insight was discussed on “Charlie Rose” on PBS. The video was also mentioned in Canada's The Globe and Mail.

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  • The Skinny on ADHD Drugs

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 16, 2012

    Dr. Mario Cruz, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine, authored a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about ADHD medications.

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  • Creating Eco-Friendly Cement

    Bloomberg Radio (WBBR-N.Y.)
    April 16, 2012

    Dr. Alex Moseson, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured on Bloomberg TV’s “Bloomberg West” program in a story about developing eco-friendly cement. The story also aired on Bloomberg Radio (WBBR-N.Y.).

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  • China & India Welcome Unregulated Asbestos: Russia & Other Nations Glad to Send It

    treehuger.com
    April 14, 2012

    Dr. Arthur Frank, professor and chairman of environmental and occupational health department, was quoted in a treehuger.com story about asbestos-related diseases in China and India.

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  • Americans Quickly Adapt to E-Reading, Study Finds

    Fort-Worth Star Telegram
    April 14, 2012

    Sean Goggins, assistant professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in a Fort-Worth Star Telegram story about a study done on Americans adapting to e-reading.

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  • Apps for Navigating Campus Life

    The New York Times
    April 13, 2012

    Involvio, a college campus event management platform, launched by Drexel student Ari Winkleman, was mentioned in The New York Times’ list of apps for navigating campus life.

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  • Words We Had After He Died

    Salon.com
    April 12, 2012

    An article on coping with death by Kathleen Volk Miller, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, ran on Salon.com.

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  • Remote-Control Beetles Aid Flight Research

    TG Daily
    April 11, 2012

    Dr. MinJun Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in TG Daily in an April 11 blog entry focusing on his study of the mechanics of beetle flight. The Engineering Economist blog also ran a post about the research.

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  • The Philadelphia Science Festival

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 11, 2012

    Josa Hanzlik, a graduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and Ana Vorobyeva, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences were interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3)’s “Talk Philly” as part of a preview to the Philadelphia Science Festival.

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  • Doctors Should Increase Domestic-Violence Screening

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 11, 2012

    Dr. Daniel Taylor, an associate professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, authored an article for The Philadelphia Inquirer about doctors screening patients for domestic-violence.

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  • Alla Spina Goes Beyond Traditional Italian Restaurants

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 11, 2012

    Jason Wilson, editor of Drexel’s online cultural magazine The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about Italian restaurant Alla Spina.

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  • Santorum’s Continued Role in the Election

    POTUS XM 124
    April 11, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on POTUS XM 124 regarding Santorum’s continued role in the presidential election.

  • Spring Career Fair

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 11, 2012

    The Steinbright Career Development Center’s annual spring career fair was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc).

  • Music Therapy For Cancer Patients

    KSL Newsradio (102.7-FM)
    April 11, 2012

    The research of Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, on showing benefits of music therapy for cancer patients was mentioned on KSL Newsradio (102.7-FM).

  • The Nature of Discovery

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 11, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) about its opening of collections to the general public.

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  • Tsawwassen Softball Standout Invited to Team Canada Tryout Camp

    Delta Optimist (British Columbia, Canada)
    April 11, 2012

    Senior softball player Paige Collings was featured in the Delta Optimist (British Columbia, Canada) in a story about her selection to try out for the Canadian National Team. Collings recently set Drexel career records for home runs and runs batted in.

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  • Academy of Natural Sciences Turns 200

    WHYY Radio (91-FM)
    April 10, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on WHYY Radio (91-FM) about its bicentennial celebration. Dr. Ted Daeschler, vice president of Systematics and Library at the Academy, and Robert Peck, senior fellow at the Academy, were guests on “Radio Times.”

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  • Romney: Santorum Will Maintain Key Role In GOP

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 10, 2012

    Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS 3) regarding Santorum’s continued role in the presidential election.

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  • What's Next for Rick Santorum?

    CBSNews.com
    April 10, 2012

    Dr. Richardson Dilworth, a professor and director of the Center for Public Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on CBSNews.com regarding presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s decision to suspend his campaign.

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  • Football and Swahili

    New York Times
    April 10, 2012

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College, was quoted in a New York Times op-ed about hypocrisy in college sports.

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  • UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

    KFBK-FM 92.5 (Sacramento)
    April 10, 2012

    Daniel Filler, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and senior associate dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, was interviewed on KFBK-FM 92.5 (Sacramento) about the UC Davis pepper spray incident.

  • Involvio: College Campus Event Management Platform Launches Site and iPhone App

    TechnicallyPhilly.com
    April 9, 2012

    Ari Winkleman, a student in the LeBow College of Business, was featured on TechnicallyPhilly.com in a story about his start-up company, Involvio. Drexel students Jeremy Bloom, from the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and Diana DiStefano, from LeBow College, were also mentioned for their involvement.

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  • Mike Wallace: The Legendary '60 Minutes' Career That Almost Wasn't

    Christian Science Monitor
    April 9, 2012

    Dr. Ron Bishop, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor regarding the death of journalist Mike Wallace.

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  • Program in Philadelphia Helps Save Overdose Victims' Lives

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 8, 2012

    Research by Dr. Stephen Lankenau, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article, about a drug overdose prevention program in Philadelphia.

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  • Where Are Jobs For Young People?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 8, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in Goodwin College, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer cover story about the labor market for recent college graduates. The article is part of a continuing series of stories on “Struggling for Work.”

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  • Why Is All the Good TV on Sunday?

    E! Online
    April 8, 2012

    Andrew Susskind, associate teaching professor and director of the television program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an E! Online story about Sunday night TV.

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  • Autism and the EARLI Study

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    April 6, 2012

    Dr. Craig Newschaffer, a professor in the School of Public Health and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about autism. A segment also featured the EARLI study, which Newschaffer directs.

  • HUBO Robots Perform "Come Together"

    Fox News’ America’s Newsroom
    April 6, 2012

    Drexel’s HUBO robots’ performance of the Beatles’ “Come Together” was featured Fox News’ America’s Newsroom.

  • The Neuroscience of Bob Dylan's Genius

    The Guardian (UK)
    April 6, 2012

    The research of Dr. John Kounios, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was discussed in an excerpt from the book Imagine by Jonah Lehrer, published in The Guardian (UK).

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  • Is Public Option the Last One?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 5, 2012

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, authored an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the health care reform.

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  • NJ Family Gets An "Early Start" On Autism

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    April 5, 2012

    A story on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) featured Dr. Craig Newschaffer, a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, in a story about EARLI, a major national study Newschaffer leads to investigate risk factors for autism.

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  • E-readers Have Caught on Quickly

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 5, 2012

    Dr. Sean Goggins, assistant professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a Pew Internet and American Life Project report on the increasing popularity of e-readers and what it means for book publishers and libraries.

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  • Autonomous Robot Band Plays the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’

    TIME.com’s Techland
    April 4, 2012

    Drexel’s HUBO robots’ performance of the Beatles’ “Come Together” was featured in blog entries on TIME.com’s Techland, BoingBoing, Technically Philly, technabob.com and slashgear.com, and in a story on MailOnline.com’s Science & Tech section.

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  • Mysteries at the Museum

    Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum”
    April 4, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” show in a segment on a fish fossil that answers age-old mysteries.

  • Private Colleges Branch Out To Other States

    National Public Radio
    April 4, 2012

    Dr. Frank Linnehan, professor and associate dean of the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on National Public Radio about private colleges branching out to other states, similar to Drexel’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento.

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  • Natural Beauties

    Wall Street Journal
    April 4, 2012

    The bicentennial exhibition and celebrations of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University were featured in Wall Street Journal and Reuters articles.

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  • Delaware Valley's Response to The Rising Rates of Autism

    WHYY-FM
    April 4, 2012

    Dr. Craig Newschaffer, a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was a guest on Radio Times on WHYY-FM, discussing autism risk factors, rising prevalence rates and new research.

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  • HUBO Robots Perform The Beatles’ Come Together

    technabob.com
    April 4, 2012

    Drexel’s HUBO robots’ performance of the Beatles’ “Come Together” was the feature of blog entries on technabob.com and slashgear.com.

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  • Roseville Plans to Court Universities

    Sacramento Business Journal
    April 3, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Sacramento Business Journal article about Roseville, Calif. and its plans to court universities.

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  • Researchers Hunt for Causes of Autism

    USA Today
    April 3, 2012

    Research into the causes of autism spectrum disorders led by Dr. Craig Newschaffer, a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was featured in USA Today.

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  • Oakland School Shooting: Is There a Lesson to be Learned From The Tragedy?

    Christian Science Monitor
    April 3, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence, was interviewed on KTXL-TV (FOX 40-Sacramento) about the school shooting in Oakland, Ca. He was also quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article.

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  • MIT Project Aims to Deliver Printable, Mass-Market Robots

    Wired.com
    April 3, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted, and Dr. James Tangorra, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned, in a Wired.com story about an MIT project to create robots with 3-D printing.

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  • A Little Device That’s Trying to Read Your Thoughts

    New York Times
    April 3, 2012

    Dr. Terry Heiman-Patterson, a professor of neurology in the Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted in a New York Times article about iBrain, a device that can read a person’s thoughts.

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  • Four HUBO Robots Come Together for Beatles Cover

    IEEE’s Spectrum blog
    April 3, 2012

    IEEE’s Spectrum blog posted a story about Drexel’s collaborative robotics research funded by the National Science Foundation. The entry also linked to a music video of four Hubo robots performing a Beatles song in the College of Engineering’s Mitchell Auditorium. Engadget.com, Discovery.com’s Gears & Gadgets blog and Digital Gadget Magazine also posted a story about the performance.

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  • Trayvon Martin's Death: A Timeline Of Tragedy

    MTV.com
    April 2, 2012

    Dr. Donald Tibbs, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on MTV.com regarding the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

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  • France's Autism Treatment 'Shame'

    BBC News
    April 2, 2012

    Dr. Craig Newschaffer, a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a BBC News story about rising autism rates in the U.S.

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  • The New Miss Philadelphia

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 2, 2012

    Lauren Bilski, a junior double majoring in dance and physical therapy, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on April 2 after she was crowned Miss Philadelphia in the 91st annual pageant at Drexel’s Mandell Theatre.  WPVI-TV (6-abc), WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) also reported on the pageant.

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  • Rockin' it Robot Style

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    April 2, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Music & Entertainment Technology Lab, and graduate student Erik Schmidt were quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story about Drexel’s Hubo humanoid robots making a music video of The Beatles’ song “Come Together.”

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  • Sarah Palin a News Show 'Co-Host'?

    Christian Science Monitor
    April 2, 2012

    Karen Curry, executive director of the Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story about Sarah Palin co-hosting “The Today Show.”

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  • Data Breach Taps Credit Card Data of About 1.5 Million

    USA Today
    April 2, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a USA Today “Money” section cover story about a security system breach at Global Payments.

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  • Budget-Friendly, Healthy Food Shopping

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 2, 2012

    Joel Legatt, a fitness trainer at the 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University, was featured in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about budget-friendly, healthy food shopping.

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  • Struggling For Work: The Broken Dreams of a New Generation

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 1, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer special report on employment and was featured in a series of videos on Philly.com that accompanied the story.

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