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  • A real-time force

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 31, 2012

    Dr. Sean Goggins, an assistant professor in the iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the evolution of Twitter during 2012.

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  • The Top 10 Real Estate Stories of 2012

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 31, 2012

    Drexel’s development of Chestnut Square was noted in the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the top 10 real estate stories in 2012.

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  • Year In Review: Uwishunu Presents The Best Of Philadelphia 2012 In Photos

    Uwishunu.com
    December 31, 2012

    A post on Uwishunu.com featured a picture of one of Drexel’s Hubo humanoid robots as part of its 2012 Year-in-Review. The robot threw out the opening pitch at the April 28 Phillies game as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival.

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  • Temple University's Next President Gets Ready, Postpones Inauguration

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 29, 2012

    Drexel University President John A. Fry was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about Temple’s incoming president.

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  • Where Ethnicity Was Fluid

    New York Times
    December 29, 2012

    “Jammed Up,” the new book by Dr. Robert Kane, a professor and director of the criminal justice program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was reviewed by the New York Times.

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  • Forum Theater's closing gives Philadelphia a chance to develop a once porn-ridden block

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 27, 2012

    Drexel’s eastward expansion was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Forum Theater closing. Drexel was also mentioned in an editorial about the theater’s closing on January 2.

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  • Wednesday's Child: Kayla

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 26, 2012

    Drexel’s women’s basketball team was featured on WCAU-TV (NBC-10)’s “Wednesday’s Child” segment. The team hosted a young girl named Kayla whose dream is to play professional basketball in the WNBA.

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  • Young entrepreneurs create their own jobs, to mixed results

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 24, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on January 1 in a series on unemployment.

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  • Confronting Gun Violence And Gun Culture In America

    TVOne’s “Washington Watch with Roland Martin”
    December 24, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, appeared on TVOne’s “Washington Watch with Roland Martin” to discuss gun control in the wake of the Newtown, Ct., massacre. He was also interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about gun control.

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  • Mental Health is the Issue

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 21, 2012

    David Kutzik, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a letter to the editor in The Philadelphia Inquirer about mental health.

  • Gun Rights After Ct. Shooting

    KPCC 89.3-FM's (Los Angeles)
    December 21, 2012

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed about gun rights in relation to the Newtown, Ct. shooting on KPCC 89.3-FM’s (Los Angeles) “AirTalk.”

  • Will The World End?

    CBS radio
    December 21, 2012

    Dr. Judith Storniolo, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on CBS radio network about the end of the Mayan calendar.

  • Police Misconduct and the NYC Police Department

    WNYC's "Late Lopate Show"
    December 20, 2012

    Dr. Robert Kane, a professor and director of the criminal justice program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WNYC’s “Leonard Lopate Show” about police misconduct.

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  • Drexel Alumni Association Donates Turkeys to Community

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    December 20, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned on KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WPVI-TV (abc-6) about the alumni association donating turkeys to 34 community groups throughout the Philadelphia region.

  • Documentary Shows Nurses’ Career Path

    Philadelphia Tribune
    December 19, 2012

    Drexel University Online was featured on Technically Philly on December 27 for screening the documentary “If Florence Could See Us Now” about the state of nursing today. The Philadelphia Tribune also published a story.

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  • Gun Laws Going Forward

    Huffington Post
    December 18, 2012

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, participated in an online discussion on gun control hosted by the Huffington Post. Her op-ed on the Second Amendment ran in the Huffington Post.

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  • Key Takeaways From the City’s Roundtable Discussion on Reducing Gun Violence

    Philadelphia Weekly
    December 18, 2012

    Dr. John Rich, a professor and chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Weekly article about responses to gun violence as a public health issue in Philadelphia.

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  • Drexel Looks to Branch Out Over Rail Yards

    Phialdelphia Inquirer
    December 18, 2012

    In its “Year in Review,” The Philadelphia Inquirer listed an article about Drexel’s plans to cultivate an “innovation neighborhood” in the area of campus next to 30th Street Station and to potentially facilitate development of an elevated space atop the rail yards as one of the top stories for 2012.

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  • Does media violence encourage murder?

    FOX News
    December 18, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” with Bill O’Reilly about whether portrayal of violence by media and in pop culture causes people to commit murder.

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  • Annette John-Hall: This Country Still Can't Get it Right on Guns

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 18, 2012

    Dr. John Rich, a professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about gun control and violence.

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  • Tragic School Shooting in Newton

    KTXL-TV (FOX-40)
    December 17, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on KTXL-TV FOX 40 (Sacramento) and KFBK-AM (Sacramento) about the school shooting in Newton, Ct.

  • Closing Schools with Care

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 17, 2012

    Dr. Tina Richardson, associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Education, wrote an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer about how to properly handle the closing of 37 schools in the Philadelphia School District.

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  • How to talk to kids when tragedy strikes

    Bucks County Courier
    December 16, 2012

    Dr. Charles Williams, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was quoted in the Bucks County Courier Times in a story about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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  • Drexel Gives Back to the Philadelphia Community

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 15, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc) in a story about more than 5,000 toys that it is donating to more than 60 different community groups in Philadelphia.

  • Emily Dutch, Associate Director of Student Life, Drexel University

    Sacarmento Business Journal
    December 14, 2012

    Emily Dutch, associate director of student life at Drexel Sacramento, was named to the Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list for building two departments from the ground up at the center.

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  • Tragic Shooting in Newton Conn.

    WTXF-TV (Fox-29)
    December 14, 2012

    Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple and Family Therapy department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (Fox-29)  about the tragic shooting that took place in Newtown, Conn.

  • Beyond the Spin: Week 19

    Public Radio Exchange
    December 14, 2012

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was interviewed about Native American mascots on Public Radio Exchange’s “Beyond the Spin.”

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  • Building a Showcase Campus, Using an I.O.U.

    The New York Times
    December 14, 2012

    Drexel President John A. Fry was quoted in a New York Times article about the cost of college expansion.

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  • Drexel's Market 16 & Noodle

    On-Campus Hospitality
    December 13, 2012

    Rita LaRue, senior associate vice president of Drexel Business Services, was featured in a story about Market 16 & Noddle Bar in On-Campus Hospitality.

  • With Hugo Chávez Gone, Venezuelan Revolution Undone?

    FoxNewsLatino.com
    December 13, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an op-ed for FoxNewsLatino.com about Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

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  • Thanks to Mom, Drexel's Lee a Son with a Bright Future

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 13, 2012

    Drexel student and basketball player Damion Lee was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on about Lee being a successful student and athlete with the help and guidance of his mother.

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  • Roundtable Talks City’s Murder Rate

    Philadelphia Tribune
    December 13, 2012

    The Philadelphia Tribune quoted Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, and Dr. John Rich, a professor in the School of Public Health, in a story about a roundtable on violence in Philadelphia.

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  • New York Planners Prep For A 'New Normal' Of Powerful Storms

    National Public Radio
    December 13, 2012

    Dr. Franco Montalto, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a National Public Radio story about how New York City is rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy and planning for future storms.

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  • Jacob Roberts: A Perplexing Path from Big Dreamer to Mall Shooter

    Christian Williams
    December 13, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about Jacob Roberts, who killed himself and two others at an Oregon shopping center this week.

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  • 3-D Digital Scanning and Printing Used For Paleontology

    Discover Magazine
    December 13, 2012

    Research led by Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, using 3-D digital scanning and printing for paleontology, was featured as one of the top 100 science stories of 2012 in the January/February issue of Discover magazine at No. 76.

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  • 7 Questions to Ask While Reading Health Research

    WHYY/Newsworks
    December 13, 2012

    Dr. Edward Gracely, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was featured in a WHYY/Newsworks article about seven questions to ask when reading an academic journal article.

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  • N. Joseph Woodland, Inventor of the Bar Code, Dies at 91

    The New York Times
    December 12, 2012

    The New York Times ran an obituary for N. Joseph Woodland, a 1947 Drexel graduate who was a co-creator of the bar code and the Universal Product Code system. The Raleigh Daily Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) also ran an obituary.

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  • Key Takeaways From the City’s Roundtable Discussion on Reducing Gun Violence

    Philadelphia Weekly
    December 12, 2012

    Dr. John Rich, a professor and chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health, was quoted in Philadelphia Weekly about the impact of youth and gun violence.

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  • Students Share Race ID views on CNN

    Philadelphia Tribune
    December 12, 2012

    The screening of CNN’s “Who is Black in America?” documentary and panel discussion hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune.

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  • Philadelphia: University Contributes to AIDS Awareness

    The Body
    December 11, 2012

    The College of Medicine was featured on The Body website in a story about its HIV research initiatives.

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  • Drexel and Mayor Travel to Tianjin

    WPSG-TV (CW Philly)
    December 11, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a December 10 WPSG-TV (CW Philly) story about Mayor Michael Nutter’s trip to China. Representatives from Drexel were among those show traveled to Philadelphia’s sister city Tianjin with the mayor.

  • Drexel Students Pitch In To Help Wrap Toys For Needy Kids

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

    Drexel was mentioned on WPVI-TV (6-abc), KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) in a story about students, faculty and staff bundling more than 5,000 toys during the university’s annual wrapping party. The toys will be distributed to children in need throughout the Philadelphia area.

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  • Education: Innovation, Outreach

    Region's Business (article is on page 23)
    December 11, 2012

    Drexel was featured in an edition of the Region’s Business in a story that highlighted the University’s 2012 achievements and outlook for 2013.

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  • Unemployment In Current Economy

    Providence Journal
    December 10, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the Goodwin College, was quoted in a column in the Providence Journal about unemployment.

  • GreenSpace: A Waving Queen and Other Solar-Powered Wonders

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 10, 2012

    Dr. Jason Baxter, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about solar cells.

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  • From Their Earliest Age, Children Must Have Words

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 10, 2012

    Dr. Daniel Taylor, associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer  about young children and their need to hear speech for proper development.

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  • NCAA's Tolerance for Dissenting Views at Its Academic Forum Appears in Doubt

    Chronicle of Higher Education
    December 10, 2012

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College, was quoted in a story in the Chronicle of Higher Education on about the NCAA.

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  • Drexel Students, Faculty and Staff Bundle Gift For children In Need

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 10, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) in a story about students, faculty and staff bundling more than 5,000 toys during the university’s annual wrapping party. The toys will be distributed to children in need throughout the Philadelphia area.

  • College Receives $50M Donation

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 9, 2012

    The recent $10 million gift from Dana and David Dornsife to Drexel for a new community center was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on December 9 about a philanthropic gift to Swarthmore College.

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  • Interconnectedness Of Networks Concern For Cyber Terrorism In U.S.

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    December 9, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about cyberterrorism.

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  • Black Youth Violence

    TVOne's Washington Watch
    December 9, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, was interviewed on TVOne’s Washington Watch with Roland Martin about black youth violence. A portion of the interview was featured online.

  • Gay Rights Proponents, Opponents Herald Court Action

    USA Today
    December 7, 2012

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in stories in USA Today, the Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco Chronicle about the Supreme Court’s decision to hear gay marriage cases. The stories were picked up by a variety of outlets, including Yahoo! News and the Houston Chronicle.  

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  • Ellen Gray: 'Black in America: Who is Black in America?' asks about identity

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 7, 2012

    An advance screening of the documentary “Who is Black in America?” and panel discussion with CNN’s Soledad O’Brien at Drexel were featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Yaba Blay, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted. The screening and discussion were also spotlighted in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  • In M&A, Cash Isn’t Always King

    FoxBusiness.com
    December 7, 2012

    David Becher, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a FOXBusiness.com story about Knight Capital Group.

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  • ‘Paper Bag Test’ Scrutinized in TV Series

    The Philadelphia tribune
    December 7, 2012

    Dr. Yaba Blay, assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in The Philadelphia Tribune in a story on CNN’s “Who is Black in America?” documentary.

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  • 10 Innovations that are Radical Enough to Alter Our Lives

    Scientific American
    December 6, 2012

    Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the “World-Changing Ideas” cover story of the December issue of Scientific American, about a chemical process to purify water with oil.

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  • Training Q&A: Is My Workout Making Me Bloated?

    Men's Fitness
    December 6, 2012

    Dr. Stella Volpe, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an article in Men’s Fitness about exercise, nutrition and bloating.

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  • Drexel to Open Washington, D.C., Office but Not Campus

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 5, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal article about the university’s plans to open an office in Washington, D.C. next month.

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  • Fund Lets Students Follow Entrepreneurial Dreams

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 5, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about Drexel students becoming entrepreneurs while at college.

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  • Train Derailment and Chemical Spill in N.J.

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    December 5, 2012

    Dr. Charles Haas, a professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) “Eyewitness News at 5” story about the recovery efforts surrounding a train derailment and chemical spill in Paulsboro, N.J.

  • Winter White for Holiday Fashion is Fresh and Bold

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 5, 2012

    Clare Sauro, curator of the Historic Costume Collection in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on December 5 about wearing “winter white.”

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  • Answers About Female Sexuality, Part 2

    The New York Times
    December 5, 2012

    Dr. Susan Kellogg, a professor in the College of Medicine, answered readers’ questions about female sexuality for The New York Times.

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  • Facebook's Newest Feature the Online Gift Shop

    WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57)
    December 4, 2012

    WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57) ran a KYW-TV (CBS-3) story that included an interview with Dr. Bert Rosenbloom, a professor of the LeBow College of Business, about Facebook’s newest feature, an online gift shop.

  • Experts Want New Laws for Rail Companies

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 4, 2012

    Dr. Franklin Moon, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about the bridge malfunction that caused a train derailment and chemical spill in Paulsboro, N.J. last week.

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  • Open for Business: Drexel's ExCITe Center launches in University City

    Flying kite Media
    December 4, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Flying Kite Media story about the opening of the center, which will be a home for research in expressive and creative interaction technologies at Drexel.

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  • What To Get For The Depressed Philadelphia Sports Fan On Your List

    KYW Newsradio 1060-AM
    December 4, 2012

    David O’Brien, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio 1060-AM story on what sports paraphernalia to give as gifts this season.

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  • Philadelphia Law Firm Builds an Alliance with a Chinese Counterpart

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 4, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about a Philadelphia law firm, which is one of five Philadelphia groups – including Drexel – to sign a formalized agreement with China to develop business relations

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  • Slow Pace of Paulsboro Cleanup Frustrates Some Residents

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 4, 2012

    Dr. Charles Haas, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about Paulsboro residents’ discontent with the speed of the clean-up of vinyl chloride from a train derailment that occurred last Friday.

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  • Facebook’s New Gift Store

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    December 4, 2012

    Dr. Bert Rosenbloom, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in a story on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about Facebook’s new feature, an online gift shop.

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  • Study Shows Placebo pain Relief in Rats

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 3, 2012

    Dr. James Herbert, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about using placebos to relieve pain.

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  • In China, Nutter Gets Close-Up Look at Emerging Economic Giant - and Philadelphia Partner

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 3, 2012

    Dr. Julie Mostov, vice provost for global initiatives at Drexel University, was quoted in a front-page Philadelphia Inquirer story about Mayor Nutter’s visit to Tianjin, China. During the trip, Mostov, on behalf of the University, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nankai University.

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  • The Law and Same-Sex Marriage

    American Law Journal
    December 3, 2012

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor of law at the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on American Law Journal TV about same-sex marriage.

  • Teen Employment Relatively High in Pa.

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 3, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Associated Press story about teen employment rates. The story was picked up by a variety of outlets, including the Philadelphia Inquirer and Yahoo! Finance.

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  • I’ve Got Rhythm: Chronobiology & Cancer

    "The Stupid Cancer Show"
    December 3, 2012

    Dr. Donald McEachron, a research professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, was a guest on the popular podcast “The Stupid Cancer Show” as part of its feature on chronobiology and cancer.

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  • New Anti-Hazing Measures Planned at Maine West

    Chicago Tribune
    December 2, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune story about hazing.

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