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  • Hurricane Sandy a Boon to Mid-Atlantic Birders

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    October 31, 2012

    Douglas Wechlser, director of Visual Resources for Ornithology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in stories on WHYY/Newsworks.org and KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about unusual birds being seen in the Philadelphia area as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

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  • Emerging Economies, Enduring Partnerships

    Science Translational Medicine
    October 31, 2012

    Dr. Banu Onaral, the dean of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, authored a piece in the edition of Science Translational Medicine about the importance of international collaboration for translational biomedical research and Drexel’s progress in this area.

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  • University to Launch Venture Fund to Enhance Philadelphia’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem

    MedCity News
    October 31, 2012

    Drexel Ventures, a fund for technology transfer that is part of President John A. Fry’s strategic plan, was mentioned in a MedCity News story. Fry’s goal of making Drexel the heart of an “innovation neighborhood” in Philadelphia was also mentioned in the piece.

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  • The Region's Colleges and Universities Escaped Major Damage from Sandy

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 31, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about colleges in the region escaping major damage from Hurricane Sandy.

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  • APHA 2012: ‘The Public’s Health’ Blog — A Q&A with Michael Yudell and Jonathan Purtle

    New Public Health Blog
    October 30, 2012

    Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, and Jonathan Purtle, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health, were interviewed for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Public Health blog about using blogging as a tool to communicate about public health.

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  • Can Medicare Get Better?

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 30, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the political battle over Medicare.

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  • 20 Years After Senate Run, Yeakel Still Pushing for Change

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 30, 2012

    Dr. Lynn Yeakel, director of Drexel University College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about her continual push for change despite not becoming the first female senator from Pennsylvania.

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  • Hurricane Sandy: Day 2

    WHYY-radio (91-FM)
    October 30, 2012

    Dr. Scott Knowles, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY-radio (91-FM)’s “Radio Times”  about disaster planning and response.

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  • Work Place Conversations

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    October 29, 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) about work place conversations.

  • Johnson Foundation an Enduring Force in Health Care

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 26, 2012

    Dr. Ann Klassen, associate dean for research and professor and chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the impact of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on public health over its 40-year history.

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  • Harrisburg U. will offer classes at Hussian

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 26, 2012

    Drexel was noted for its partnership with the Hussian School of Art in a Philadelphia Business Journal story.

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  • Car-Sharing Increasingly Part of Life on College Campuses

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 26, 2012

    Rita LaRue, senior associate vice president for Drexel Business Services, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story about college partnerships with Zipcar.

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  • University City dining: College Junk Food Diets are Passé

    Phialdelphia Business Journal
    October 26, 2012

    Drexel’s Market 16 & Noodle Bar was featured in a Philadelphia Business Journal story about healthier and interesting dining options for college students in University City. Rita LaRue, senior associate vice president for Drexel Business Services, was quoted in the story.

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  • A Contest to Build a Disaster-Ready Robot

    National Public Radio
    October 26, 2012

    Dr. Paul Oh, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a National Public Radio story about DARPA’s Robotics Challenge. A Drexel-led group is one of the many teams that will be building robots that can respond to disaster emergency situations as part of the challenge.

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  • The Smartest People in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Magazine
    October 26, 2012

    President John A. Fry and Dr. Frank Lee, teaching professor in the College of Engineering and director of Game Programming and Development, were included in Philadelphia Magazine’s November issue among the “smartest people in Philadelphia” for being the people behind the brightest ideas currently in the city. Fry was listed as the “connector” and Lee as the “gaming guru.”

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  • Eats Beat

    Philadelphia Daily News
    October 25, 2012

    The upcoming “Cuisine from the Collections” event at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was spotlighted in the Philadelphia Daily News’ Eats Beat column.

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  • Drexel Launches Blog Dedicated to Sports and the LGBT Community

    Philadelphia Weekly
    October 24, 2012

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in Philadelphia Weekly regarding her new LGBT issues in sport blog.

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  • Robert Brulle: Inside the Climate Change “Countermovement”

    PBS
    October 24, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on PBS’s “Frontline” as part of a special on climate change, “Climate of Doubt.” His interview also was transcribed on “Frontline’s” website.

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  • Drexel Professor Analyzes Final Presidential Debate

    WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57)
    October 24, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57) about the presidential debate. He was also interviewed on POTUS-XM radio and WPHT 1210-AM.

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  • In Contest for Rescue Robots, Darpa Offers $2 Million Prize

    The New York Times
    October 24, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as a participant in DARPA’s Robotics Challenge in several publications including The New York Times’ “Bits” blog, NBCNews.com’s “Technolog” blog, PC Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, Technically Philly and Wired.com.

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  • The Marathon Diaries: How to Fuel Up (Right!) for Race Day

    Philadelphia Magazine
    October 23, 2012

    Dr. Stella Volpe, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in an article on Philadelphia Magazine’s “Be Well Philly” about nutrition for runners and eating before a marathon.

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  • 60th Anniversary of the Barcode

    WKYW-TV (CBS-3)
    October 23, 2012

    Drexel’s celebration of the 60th anniversary of the invention of the barcode was featured on broadcasts by WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WKYW-TV (CBS-3). Dr. Moshe Kam and Dr. Bruce Eisenstein, professors in the College of Engineering, were shown unveiling an IEEE Milestone plaque in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center to commemorate the historic achievement.

  • Drexel University Implements Evidence-Based Assessment Strategy through Thomson Reuters Partnership

    Reuters
    October 23, 2012

    Reuters ran a story about Drexel’s collaboration with the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters to launch a Faculty Portfolios project.

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  • Scientists making fishy robots for naval research

    Associated Press
    October 23, 2012

    Dr. James Tangorra, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Associated Press article about scientist and engineers making robots to emulate fish. The story was picked up by the Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, NPR.org and numerous other outlets.

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  • On the Boards

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 22, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was listed in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” column for his appointment to the board of the Economy League of Philadelphia.

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  • Creative Plagiarism

    Chronicle of Higher Education
    October 22, 2012

    Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an opinion piece on “creative plagiarism” for the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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  • People in the News

    Philadelphia Inquirer's "People in the News"
    October 22, 2012

    Keith A. Orris, was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “People in the News” column for being appointed senior vice president for corporate relations and economic development.

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  • Could Geithner Land at Citigroup After Treasury Stint?

    Foxbusiness.com
    October 22, 2012

    Dr. David Becher, associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an FoxBusiness.com story about the possibility of former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner becoming chairman of Citigroup.

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  • Planet of the Apes: Viruses Use Kinship of Humans and Apes

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 22, 2012

    Journalist and author David Quammen’s visit to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on his new book.

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  • Regional Arts and Entertainment Events

    Philadelphia Inquirer's "7 Days"
    October 21, 2012

    Music producer Nile Rodgers’ upcoming appearance at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was spotlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “7 Days” column.

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  • A New Playing Field for LGBT Athletes and Allies

    Philadelphia Gay News
    October 21, 2012

    The new LGBT issues in sport blog created by Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was featured in the Philadelphia Gay News.

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  • Happenings of the Presidential Election

    POTUS-XM radio
    October 20, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on POTUS-XM radio about the presidential election.

  • Boy Scouts Child Abuse Files: Can the Organization Withstand Their Release?

    Christian Science Monitor
    October 19, 2012

    Daniel Filler, a professor in the Earle Mack School Law, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on the Boy Scouts’ release of its abuse files. The story was picked up by Yahoo! News.

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  • Philadelphia Shell Show is All About Sea Creatures’ Homes

    Daily Local News
    October 19, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured in a Daily Local News article on October 19 about the Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival that the academy is hosting.

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  • Negative Political Ads Set To Flood Pa. Airwaves

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    October 19, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story on negative political ads.

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  • Drexel Begins Work on Neighborhood Center

    Philadelphia Tribune
    October 18, 2012

    Drexel was featured in a Philadelphia Tribune article about announcing a $10 million gift from Dana and David Dornsife to establish the Dana and David Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

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  • Dump The Dorms

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

    Drexel’s Kelly Hall was featured in WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) stories about the Philadelphia Fire Department’s citywide fire drill. Students evacuated dormitories on Drexel’s campus as part of the departments “Dump the Dorms” campus fire safety initiative.

  • Business News in Brief

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 18, 2012

    An upcoming forum held at Drexel to discuss energy and utility jobs for Philadelphia-area college students was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • PhillyDeals: Proposed Pennsylvania Tax Benefit Aimed at Just One Company

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 18, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer in a column highlighting his research on unemployment that was used by Governor Mitt Romney in the presidential debate.

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  • Mantua: Revitalizing the Mt. Vernon Manor Apartments

    Plan Philly
    October 18, 2012

    Drexel was noted in an article posted to the Plan Philly website for being involved in the revitalization of its surrounding neighborhood.

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  • Mantua: Revitalizing the Mt. Vernon Manor Apartments

    Philadelphia Neighborhoods
    October 17, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Neighborhoods article about the revitalization of the Mt. Vernon manor apartments.

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  • Daily Planet: Paleontology

    Discovery Channel
    October 17, 2012

    Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on the Discovery Channel’s “Daily Planet” program in a story about his paleontology research.

  • Radiation-Free Breast Exam

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 17, 2012

    A radiation-free breast cancer screening device invented by Dr. Wan Shih, an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article and special breast cancer section. Dr. Ari Brooks, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted.

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  • Drexel Hosts Discussion on Higher Ed Partnerships

    Philadelphia Tribune
    October 17, 2012

    The second event in the Urban Lecture series hosted by the School of Education was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune.

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  • The Presidential Debate

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    October 17, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on POTUS-XM radio and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) regarding the presidential debate.

  • How Financial Aid Letters Often Leave Students Confused and Misinformed

    ProPublica
    October 16, 2012

    Drexel was noted in a ProPublica article that also ran in The Huffington Post about the confusing wording of some college financial aid letters and how institutions are working to clarify and standardize them.

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  • DaBottom4: Meet the Kids Who Run West Philly

    Flying Kite
    October 16, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Flying Kite article about Da Bottom 4 a program that recruits youth to act as a voice for the Mantua area. Dr. Lucy Kerman, vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was quoted in the article.

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  • Music And Film Industry Working With Internet Providers To Fight Piracy

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    October 16, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a story about the music and film industry working with internet providers to fight piracy.

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  • Get It Right, Get It Tight- U.S. Open Squash

    WPHL (Phl-17)
    October 16, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host of the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championship in a WPHL (Phl-17) story about the health and fitness aspects of the game of squash. Kasey Brown and Alister Walker, two of the players from the tournament were interviewed.

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  • HealthTalk: Second Presidential Debate: What Do the Candidates' Health Care Plans Mean for You?

    EverydayHealth.com
    October 16, 2012

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, was mentioned on EverydayHealth.com regarding an upcoming Twitter chat he’s participating in on health care.

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  • Is Council's Sergeant-At-Arms Still Necessary?

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 16, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Philadelphia Daily News about the role of the sergeant-at-arms in City Council meetings.

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  • East Falls Bus Tour Takes Grace Kelly Fans to Her Childhood Home, Church, Theater and School

    Newsworks.org
    October 16, 2012

    Drexel’s College of Medicine was mentioned in an Newsworks.org article about the Grace Kelly East Falls bus tour.

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  • Students From China Put Focus on Finance

    Sacramento Bee
    October 15, 2012

    Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento, Calif. was featured in the Sacramento Bee  regarding the growing number of Chinese students being recruited by Drexel.

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  • Sideshow: Palin Goes in the Ktchen for Her Next Book

    Philadelphia Daily News
    October 15, 2012

    The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned as the host of a conversation with “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin in the Philadelphia Daily News and Philebrity.com.

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  • Motion City Soundtrack's 'Severance': Exclusive Song Premiere

    Billboard.com
    October 15, 2012

    MAD Dragon Records, Drexel’s student-run record label, was mentioned in a story on Billboard.com as part of a collaboration with the band Motion City Soundtrack to make a series of seven-inch vinyl records from various artists. One of the songs produced by Mad Dragon and Motion City Soundtrack was debuted with the story.

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  • Commentary: The Sad Spectacle of the Dismantling of Affirmative Action

    Law.com
    October 15, 2012

    An op-ed on affirmative action by Lisa McElroy, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was published on Law.com.

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  • Recognizing The Alcoholic Patient

    American Medical News
    October 15, 2012

    Dr. Dennis Novak, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an American Medical News article about recognizing patients struggle with alcohol abuse.

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  • At Harvard, Elizabeth Warren has warm reputation

    Boston Globe
    October 14, 2012

    Adam Benforado, assistant professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Boston Globe article on Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren.

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  • Ramy Ashour, Nicol David win U.S. Open Squash Championships

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 13, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host of the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in an Philadelphia Inquirer story about the championship matches, which were held on Friday at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

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  • Pa. Exhibit a Rare View of Fishes' 'True Colors'

    Associated Press
    October 12, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in an Associated Press article about the James Prosek: Ocean Fishes exhibit at the Academy which is scheduled to open October 13 and run through January 21.

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  • Clean Water Act, 40 years Later

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 12, 2012

    A letter to the editor by Dr. Charles Haas, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of the Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering department, about the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act was published in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  • The Pulse: ApprenNet

    Inside Higher Ed
    October 11, 2012

    Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on Inside Higher Ed’s “Pulse” podcast about his LawMeets online platform.

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  • Internships for All

    Inside Higher Ed
    October 11, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in an Inside Higher Ed article about the co-operative education program at Drexel and how other universities are attempting to achieve similar results through internship programs.

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  • Prison Sentence Doesn't End Sandusky Saga at Penn State

    USA Today
    October 11, 2012

    Barry Furrow, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a USA Today story about Penn State’s ongoing legal troubles.

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  • Pennsylvania Riding the National Wave of Voter-Restriction Laws

    Patriot News
    October 11, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Survey Research Center, was quoted in the Patriot News in a story on voter ID laws.

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  • Promising a College, Project Seeks Approval

    Sacramento Bee
    October 11, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Sacramento Bee article about a developer’s interest in potentially building a university campus in the Sacramento County region of Rancho Cordova.

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  • Rescuing the Middle Class

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    October 11, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KFBK-AM (Sacramento) and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the vice presidential debate.

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  • LGBT Athletes Are Harassed Twice as Often as Heterosexual Peers

    Chronicle of Higher Education
    October 11, 2012

    A new blog on LGBT issues in sport created by Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was spotlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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  • Out Dean to Leave Post at Drexel

    Philadelphia Gay News
    October 11, 2012

    Dr. Marla Gold, dean of the School of Public Health, was profiled in a Philadelphia Gay News article in a story about her decade of leadership of the school and recent decision to step down as dean at the end of this academic year.

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  • Sandusky Gets 30-Year Minimum Prison Term for Sex Abuse

    Bloomberg Businessweek
    October 10, 2012

    Daniel Filler, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek story about the sentencing of Jerry Sandusky. The story was picked up by the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  • U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in affirmative action case

    KPCC 89.3-FM's (Los Angeles)
    October 10, 2012

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed about the Supreme Court’s hearing of the affirmative action case against the University of Texas on KPCC 89.3-FM’s (Los Angeles) “AirTalk.”

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  • Movers and Shakers: Boston U., Buffalo State, Drexel U., Misericordia U., New York City College of Technology, Salisbury U.

    Inside Higher Ed
    October 10, 2012

    Lancaster General Health Senior Vice President Keith A. Orris was mentioned in an Inside Higher Ed “Movers and Shakers” highlight about being appointed Drexel’s new senior vice president for corporate relations and economic development.

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  • Dan Gross: Ex-NBC 10 Anchor Sharon Reed Heads to St. Louis to Anchor Nightly News

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 10, 2012

    Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in a Philly.com story as the host of a one-on-one interview event with Doug Ellin, the creator of HBO’s “Entourage” series.

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  • Joyce Davenport Inducted into U.S. Squash Hall of Fame

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 9, 2012

    Drexel was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer  for hosting the U.S. Open Squash Championships in an article about the Joyce Davenport’s induction into the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame inductees.

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  • Off Campus: Drexel Athletic Director and Psychologist Eric Zillmer Reflects on Sandusky Case

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 9, 2012

    Dr. Eric Zillmer, director of athletics and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about pedophilia and Jerry Sandusky.

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  • Stocks for an Obama or Romney Win

    MSN Money
    October 9, 2012

    Dr. Daniel Dorn, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a story on MSN Money about politics and investing.

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  • Squash Players Volly a Squash Ball on Art Museum Steps

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    October 9, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host of the U.S. Open Squash Championships in an WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story that featured players from the tournament volleying a squash ball on the Philadelphia Art Museum steps.

  • Jerry Sandusky Appeal Of Conviction A Long Shot

    Huffington Post
    October 8, 2012

    Daniel Filler, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Reuters story on Jerry Sandusky’s sentencing that was picked up by numerous outlets. He was also quoted in a Huffington Post story and in a Bloomberg Businessweek story.

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  • Youth Squash Program Held at Drexel

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    October 8, 2012

    Drexel was noted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the U.S. Squash Open Championships that brought youth participating in the SquashSmarts after-school mentoring program to watch the games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

  • Global Public Health Initiative Helps Drexel Expand Their Reach

    Philadelphia Metro
    October 8, 2012

    Dr. Shannon Márquez, an associate professor, associate dean for academic affairs and director of Global Public Health Initiatives in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Metro story on October 9 about Drexel’s global health engagement.

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  • The Ballot and the Bullet

    CounterPunch.org
    October 8, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Brazilian newspaper Correio Braziliense in a story about Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. His feature on the Venezuelan Election ran on CounterPunch.org.

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  • The Ups and Downs of Electronic Medical Records

    New York Times
    October 8, 2012

    Dr. Scot Silverstein, an adjunct professor in the iSchool at Drexel, was quoted in an New York Times article about the problems with the technology of electronic medical records.

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  • Academy of Natural Sciences Event Menu Includes Crickets, Worms

    Huffington Post
    October 5, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured in an Associated Press article syndicated on multiple sites, including the Huffington Post about the Academy’s “Cuisine From The Collection” cocktail party being held on October 27.

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  • David Blaine's Electrical Stunt Could Create Harmful Ozone

    Scientific American
    October 5, 2012

    Dr. Michael Waring, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Scientific American article about indoor air safety concerns from ozone gas.

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  • Montco Community College Funds Veterans Center

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 5, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal story about a resource center for student veterans that Montgomery County Community College is funding through a grant provided by Drexel and five Philadelphia-area community colleges.

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  • Screen Time: Is It All Bad?

    Kiwanis Magazine
    October 5, 2012

    Dr. Brian Daly, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the October issue of Kiwanis Magazine about the effects of “screen time” on children.

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  • A Clubby Sport Gone Global and Urban

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 5, 2012

    Director of Athletics Dr. Eric Zillmer authored an op-ed inThe Philadelphia Inquirer about the game of squash and the U.S. Open Squash Championships at Drexel.

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  • In First Presidential Debate, Obama Touts Efforts For Increasing Access To College

    Huffington Post
    October 4, 2012

    The Huffington Post mentioned that the research of Dr. Paul Harrington and Dr. Neeta Fog in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in Goodwin College was referenced by Mitt Romney during the first presidential debate.

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  • U.S. Open Squash Championship Under Way

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 4, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host venue for the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championship in a story in the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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  • Dornsifes Give Drexel $10M for Neighborhood Projects

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    October 4, 2012

    The announcement of a $10 million gift to establish the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was reported by various news media outlets including the Philadelphia Business Journal, Associated Press, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and KYW Newsradio 1060-AM.

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  • Drexel Doctors Develop Intelligent Breast Exam

    WPHL-TV (Phl-17)
    October 4, 2012

    Dr. Wan Shih, an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, and Dr. Ari Brooks, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, were interviewed for anWPHL-TV (Phl-17) story about breast cancer screening technology that they developed and tested.

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  • U.S. Open Squash Championships

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 4, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host of the Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships that are being played at the Daskalakis Athletic Center from October 4-12.

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  • Comments On The Presidential Debate

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

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about the presidential debate.

  • Donation Will Allow Drexel to Start West Philly Community Outreach Center

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 4, 2012

    Drexel University was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about a $10 million donation the University received from  alumni Dana Dornsife ‘83 and her husband, David, to start a community center in West Philadelphia. President John A. Fry was quoted in the article.

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  • From War Zones, Photographer Brings Scars and Searing Images

    NBCNews.com
    October 3, 2012

    An essay on NBCNews.com by photographer Sebastian Rich about his experience as a photojournalist in war and conflict situations, mentioned his upcoming talk at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Proposes Research Partnership With Phila. Colleges

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 3, 2012

    Drexel University was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about The Prostate Cancer Foundation proposing a partnership with Philadelphia colleges including Drexel, Temple and Thomas Jefferson University.

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  • Preparing For The Presidential Debate

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    October 3, 2012

    Dr. Richardson Dilworth, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Public Policy, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about the first presidential debate.

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  • US Students Face Worst Debt and Job Prospects Ever

    BBC News
    October 3, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed on BBC News about unemployment. The story ran online and aired on radio and TV.

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  • Twitter and the Presidential Debate

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    October 3, 2012

    Dr. Sean Goggins, an assistant professor in the iSchool, was interviewed in an KYW-TV (CBS-3) broadcast about the impact of twitter during the presidential debates.

  • A Modest Proposal: 3-D Printing of Fossils Still Trapped in Matrix

    Scientific American
    October 3, 2012

    A graphic featuring quotes and images describing the 3-D printing paleontology project from Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. James Tangorra, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Scientific American blog post.

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  • Debate Watch Party Hosted By Drexel

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    October 3, 2012

    The debate watch party hosted by Drexel Votes and the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was covered on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and KYW Newsradio (1060-AM).

  • Considering California's Ban on 'Gay Conversion Therapy'

    Philly.com
    October 2, 2012

    Dr. Randall Sell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philly.com “Public’s Health” blog post authored by Dr. Michael Yudell, associate professor in the School of Public Health about California’s ban on gay conversion therapy for minors.

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  • Supercapacitors Hailed as Potential Answer to Greener Public Transportation

    Alternative Energy Magazine
    October 2, 2012

    Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, was quoted in an Alternative Energy Magazine blog post about using supercapacitors to power public transportation.

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  • Law Professor Says State Supreme Court Gave Judge Little Wiggle Room With Voter ID Law

    Patriot News
    October 2, 2012

    Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Patriot News in a story on the voter ID law being blocked in Pa.

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  • Money for 150 words

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    October 2, 2012

    Drexel University was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Knight Foundation’s Arts Challenge Philadelphia.

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  • Kids, Squash Make Successful Combination

    Phillytrib.com
    October 2, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned as the host of SquashSmarts and the Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in a story about the urban mentoring and squash program.

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  • Sinus Rinse Another Option in Fighting Colds

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    October 1, 2012

    Farrel Buchinsky, an adjunct professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on fighting sinus infections.

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  • US Supreme Court Kicks Off New, Possibly Historic Term

    KPCC 89.3's "Air Talk"
    October 1, 2012

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on KPCC 89.3’s”AirTalk”  about the Supreme Court’s new term.

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  • Driver's side Mirror Eliminates Blind Spot

    Charlotte Observer
    October 1, 2012

    A driver’s side mirror that eliminates the blind spot with minimal distortion, invented by Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a graphic in the Charlotte Observer.

  • The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator: Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Huffington Post
    October 1, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in a Huffington Post article about the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator.

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  • Motion City Soundtrack's 'Major Leagues' – Song Premiere

    Rolling Stone
    October 1, 2012

    The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s collaboration between MAD Dragon Records and the band Motion City Soundtrack was spotlighted in Rolling Stone.

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