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  • Uncovering Philadelphia's underground treasures

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 30, 2013

    The collections of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University were featured on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) special report about Philadelphia’s hidden treasures, on April 30.

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  • Drexel Acquires Firestone Parcel At 32nd & Market

    Hidden City Philadelphia
    April 30, 2013

    Hidden City Philadelphia posted a story on April 30 about Drexel’s acquisition of the Firestone parcel at 32nd and Market Streets.

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  • Chavez's Absence Will be Felt

    Metro
    April 29, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on BBC World Service on April 28 about the future of the U.S.’s relations with Venezuela. His was also featured in the Boston edition of the Metro newspaper for his new book on April 29.

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  • Philly icon set to knock out Broadway

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 29, 2013

    An event with Arianna Huffington hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences was mentioned in the Philadelphia Daily News on April 29.

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  • Excuse-proof your workout

    CNN.com
    April 29, 2013

    A Health magazine article about excuses for not exercising which quoted Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was published on CNN.com on April 29.

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  • Drexel Professor Says Collins’ Announcement Signals Change Within The Big Four

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    April 29, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on April 29 in a story about NBA player Jason Collins announcing that he’s gay.

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  • Choir Singing Could Help Reduce Anxiety, Study Finds

    Huffington Post
    April 28, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 28 Huffington Post article about the health benefits of music.

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  • Helping women build self-worth and net worth

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 28, 2013

    Dr. Michael Gombola, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an April 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about female financial illiteracy.

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  • In the Neighborhood

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 28, 2013

    An April 28 Philadelphia Daily News article mentioned that Drexel’s on-going plans for its Lancaster Square dorm on 34th Street and Lancaster Avenue.

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  • Job market improves for recent college graduates

    Boston Globe
    April 27, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Boston Globe story on April 27 about the job market for recent college graduates.

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  • Slideshow

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 26, 2013

    Lynn Yeakel, the director of Drexel’s College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership was quoted in an April 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story for honoring 6ABC’s Lisa Thomas-Laury with the Women One Award.

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  • FCC plan to auction off bandwidth has TV broadcasters upset

    Gimby.org
    April 26, 2013

    Larry Epstein, an associate teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the interim head of the Department of Arts & Entertainment Enterprise, was quoted in an April 26 Gimby.org blog post about the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to auction off bandwidth.

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  • Coelacanth DNA analysis illuminates a time when fish crawled

    Newsworks.org
    April 26, 2013

    Dr. Ted Daeschler, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and vice president of the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a story on Newsworks.org on April 25 about the evolution of limbed animals.

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  • The Weight those Heels Carry

    The New York Times
    April 26, 2013

    Dr. Yaba Blay, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a New York Times story about the role of race in the ABC drama “Scandal” on April 26.

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  • Old City civic gets SLAPP-ed one too many times

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 26, 2013

    Dr. Robert Stokes, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News story on April 26 about the benefits of civic associations.

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  • Drexel snags parcel it has coveted for decades for $9 million

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 26, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 26 Philadelphia Business Journal article for buying the Firestone Auto repair property located at 3161-3167 Market Street. Jim Tucker, senior vice president of student life and administrative services, was quoted.

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  • 15 cool tech gadgets you can wear

    MSN Money
    April 26, 2013

    An April 26 MSN Money story about wearable technology mentioned Genevieve Dion, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory in Drexel’s ExCITe Center. Dion is part of a cross-disciplinary group of researchers from Westphal College, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the College of Medicine that is developing a maternity-wear belly band that will be able to monitor uterine contractions.

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  • The local six law schools

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 26, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 26 Philadelphia Business Journal article about the six local law schools.

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  • Best of the Web Today

    Wall Street Journal
    April 26, 2013

    The Wall Street Journal’s “Best of the Web Today” linked to a Drexel News blog post on April 26 about a study by Dr. Rajneesh Suri, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, on the effect of red price tags on male shoppers.

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  • New law grads face a tougher task landing a job

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 26, 2013

    A story on the job market for recent law school graduates in the Philadelphia Business Journal on April 26 quoted Roger Dennis, dean of the Earle Mack School of Law.

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  • Binghamton, Boston Univ., Drexel, Hofstra wrestling to join EIWA in 2013-14

    Examiner
    April 26, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 26 Examiner article as one of four universities to join the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, the nation’s largest college wrestling conference, for the 2013-14 season.

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  • States Take a Shot at Looser Alcohol Rules

    The Wall Street Journal
    April 26, 2013

    Dr. Mark Stehr, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an April 26 Wall Street Journal article about the effect of alcohol sales on both highway-crash facilities and state sales-tax revenues.

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  • Philly Navy Yard salutes The Kenyatta Johnson Spring 2013 Career Fair

    Examiner
    April 25, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 25 Examiner article for participating in the Kenyatta Johnson Spring 2013 Career Fair.

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  • Why Scientists Believe in Dark Matter and Other Invisible Things

    Parade
    April 25, 2013

    Dr. David Goldberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Parade magazine on April 25 in a story about the science of dark matter.

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  • Writing the Record

    Pitchfork Magazine
    April 25, 2013

    Dr. Devon Powers, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed about her new book on music criticism in Pitchfork Magazine on April 25.

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  • See Journalist Arianna Huffington Give A Free Talk On The Future Of Traditional And New Media At Drexel University

    Uwishunu
    April 25, 2013

    The Arianna Huffington event hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences was spotlighted on Philebrity.com on April 24 and on Uwishunu.com on April 25.

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  • Letters: Clarifying facts on exempt taxes

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 25, 2013

    A letter about clarifying facts on properties exempt from taxes, written by Renee J. Amoore, a trustee of Drexel University, was published April 25 in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  • New Programs: Museum Leadership, Fashion, International Studies, Women's Studies, Mathematical Finance

    Inside Higher Ed
    April 25, 2013

    The new museum leadership degree in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in Inside Higher Ed on April 25. 

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  • From the horse's mouth: Mackie likes Phils

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 25, 2013

    Drexel’s College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership was mentioned in an April 24 Philadelphia Daily News story for honoring 6ABC’s Lisa Thomas-Laury with the Women One Award.

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  • Psychology of Terrorism

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 24, 2013

    An opinion piece on the Boston Marathon bombings by Dr. Eric Zillmer, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of athletics, was published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on April 24.

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  • Boston Marathon Bombings Crowd-Funding Phenomenon

    KYW Newsradio (1060 AM)
    April 24, 2013

    Dr. Sean Goggins, an assistant professor in the iSchool, was quoted in an April 24 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about people using social media to raise funds for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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  • Gamers Play ‘Pong’ on the Side of a Philadelphia Skyscraper

    TIME
    April 24, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Gaming Studio, was quoted in an April 24 TIME “Newsfeed” blog post about his work to create a giant video game on the side of the Cira Center.

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  • Freddy E and the Suicidal Effects of Gun Violence

    Seattle Weekly
    April 24, 2013

    The Healing Hurt People Program from the College of Medicine and School of Public Health, which helps provide PTSD counseling to victims of urban violence, was mentioned in an April 24 Seattle Weekly article.

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  • Invibio Sponsors First International PEEK Meeting in Philadelphia

    Becker's Spine Review
    April 24, 2013

    Drexel’s Implant Research Center was mentioned in an April 24 Becker’s Spine Review article for organizing the First International PEEK Meeting. Medical device professionals will meet in Philadelphia to share research and advancements in PEEK technology and clinical applications.

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  • Head outdoors and celebrate the earth

    The South Jersey Sun
    April 24, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in an April 24 South Jersey Sun article for its involvement at the All Rhoads Lead to Crows Woods Earth Day Celebration. The Academy will be bringing live raptors to the event.

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  • Bright Lights, Big City

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    April 24, 2013

    Drexel’s gaming program was mentioned in an April 24 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about a 29-story video game created with the LEDs on the north wall of the Cira Centre. The game was created by Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and a co-founder of the gaming program.

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  • 10 Med Schools That Receive the Most Applications

    U.S. News & World Report
    April 23, 2013

    Drexel’s College of Medicine was ranked second in an April 23 U.S. News & World Report story on the top ten medical schools that receive the most applicants.

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  • Secrets of college admissions

    ProPublica
    April 23, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 23 ProPublica story for being one of the only two private colleges among the top 10 for most applied-to colleges in 2011 and also for its use of express applications.

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  • Judge tosses 3 murder charges against abortion doctor

    CNN
    April 23, 2013

    Students from the Earle Mack School of Law were in attendance at abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell’s trial, which was mentioned in articles onNBCPhiladelphia.com and CNN.com on April 23.

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  • Penn leads the way in helping Philly schools

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    April 23, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 23 Philadelphia Daily News story along with other Philadelphia universities with outreach programs dedicated to helping out schools in West Philadelphia.

  • Parking Authority office to be down for moving out

    Philly.com
    April 23, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 23 Philly.com story for its future plans at 3101 Market Street.

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  • Robotics demos part of Philly Tech Week

    Metro
    April 23, 2013

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and the director of the Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center, was quoted in an April 23 Metro story about Drexel hosting the 2013 Philly Robotics Expo. He was also featured in a video as part of an April 23 story on Technically Philly about the Center hosting NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge as part of Philly Tech Week

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  • No better time to be a doer in Philadelphia: Student Startup Summit

    Technically Philly
    April 23, 2013

    Drexel student Dias Gotama, an information technologies system student and cofounder of nvigor, an organization dedicated to connecting Philadelphia students to the technology community, was quoted in an April 22 Technically Philly story about the Philadelphia Student Startup Summit. Kevin Lu, a Drexel nursing student, was also quoted.

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  • Chavez Absence Will be Felt

    Metro
    April 23, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the Philadelphia and New York editions of the Metro on April 23 regarding the future of Venezuela without Hugo Chavez. He was also interviewed on KPFA-FM 94.1 (Berkeley) on April 22.

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  • Social Media Journalism Gets Mixed Reviews In Boston Marathon Bombing

    KYW-AM 1060 Newsradio
    April 23, 2013

    Dr. Devon Powers, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-AM 1060 Newsradio on April 23 about social media’s role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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  • 29-story video game: Skyscraper Pong in Philadelphia

    United Press International
    April 23, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in articles about his work to create a game of Pong on the 29-story Cira Center in United Press International and numerous blogs including The Escapist, Laughing Squid, iTechPostKotaku and Tech Hive on April 22.

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  • Philly Robotics Expo seeks to inspire a new generation of robot-builders

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 23, 2013

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, director of the Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center, and undergraduate Eric Lam, were quoted in an April 23 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philly Robotics Expo hosted by Drexel’s College of Engineering.

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  • PhD Project grooms minority professors

    Philadelphia Tribune
    April 23, 2013

    Monique Bell, a Ph.D. doctoral candidate in the LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in an April 23 Philadelphia Tribune story as the first recipient of the Melvin and Patricia Stith Marketing Dissertation Grant.

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  • KU students find real success as mock diplomats

    Lawrence Journal-World
    April 23, 2013

    Drexel students were mentioned in an April 23 Lawrence Journal-World story for participating in a Model Organization of American States conference with students from Caracas, Venezuela university and Kansas University.

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  • I lost $2,000 on Apple, but still betting on recovery

    CNN Money
    April 22, 2013

    Tom Pszeniczny, a student in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an April 22 CNN Money article about investing in Apple stock.

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  • Meet the Philadelphia Tri-State Nurse.com Nursing Excellence finalists

    Nurse.com
    April 22, 2013

    Dr. Roberta Waite, associate professor and assistant dean of Academic Integration and Evaluation of Community Programs at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was one of the nominees listed in an April 22 Nurse.com story for the 2013 Nursing Excellence program.

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  • As Schools Evolve, So Should Athletics

    The New York Times
    April 22, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times’  “Room for Debate” section on April 22 about whether or not colleges should abolish intercollegiate athletics.

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  • Sustainability is good business

    Philly.com
    April 22, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story for using Keystone Solar for solar power.

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  • Philadelphia Fashion Incubator

    WPVI-TV (6abc)
    April 22, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a WPVI-TV (6abc) story about the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator on April 22.

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  • EPIDEMIOLOGIST TO GIVE LECTURE ON CONNECTIONS BETWEEN AUTISM RISK FACTORS AND HEALTH-CARE CLAIMS

    UC Davis Health System
    April 22, 2013

    Dr. Craig Newschaffer, professor and chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Drexel University School of Public Health and founding director of the Drexel Autism Institute, was mentioned in an April 22 UC Davis Health System story for presenting at the UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation.

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  • FDA GRANTS IDE APPROVAL FOR SMART STUDY

    Orthopedics This Week
    April 22, 2013

    Dr. Av Edidin, a research associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was mentioned in an April 22 Orthopedics This Week story about the FDA granting an investigational device exemption approval for the continuation of the SMART Clinical Trial led by Relievant Systems, Inc. Edidin was recently named the chief scientific officer and vice president of research and development at Relievant.

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  • Replicating Research: Austerity and Beyond

    The New York Times
    April 22, 2013

    Dr. Bruce McCullough, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a New York Times article on April 22 about publishing replication studies in economics.

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  • Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia Features Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer Prevention

    Asian Week
    April 22, 2013

    Drexel students were mentioned in an April 22 Asian Week story for their volunteer work at the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia.

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  • Video integral in solving cases in Philly, elsewhere

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    April 21, 2013

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News story on April 21 about the role of video surveillance in catching criminals.

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  • What Not to Wear

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 21, 2013

    Dr. Stephen Gambescia, an associate professor and assistant dean of Academic and Student Affairs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer advice column on April 21 about dressing professionally.

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  • NBC-10 @ Issue

    WCAU-TV
    April 21, 2013

    Dr. Clyde Goulden, director of the Asia Center at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was a guest on WCAU-TV‘s “NBC-10 @ Issue” on April 21 in a story about climate change.

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  • Drexel researchers look into drop in youth employment

    Newsworks
    April 21, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a WHYY’s Newsworks.org story on April 21 about his new study on teen employment. He was also quoted in a story on Pittsburgh Tribune Live on April 20 about mal-employment.

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  • Venezuela after Chavez

    Pittsburgh Tribune Live
    April 20, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on Pittsburgh Tribune Live on April 20 in a piece about Venezuela after Chavez’s death.

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  • Pong game is writ large on Philly skyscraper

    USA Today
    April 20, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Gaming Studio, was quoted in an April 19 story on Fast Company’s Co. Labs blog about his work to turn the 29-story Cira Centre building in to the world’s largest video game. Lee was also interviewed on April 21 on National Public Radio “All Tech Considered,” which was picked up by public radio stations in Texas, California, Washington, Maryland, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Arkansas, Colorado, Alaska, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Alabama. He was quoted in stories on WTXF-TV (FOX-29), KYW-TV (CBS 3), KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), Venture Beat, USA TODAY, The Verge, PCGamesN, Philebrity.com and Ubergizmo, and mentioned in a WCAU-TV (6abc) story about the project. The Philadelphia Inquirer also ran a picture of the event on April 20.

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  • Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

    KFBK-AM 1530
    April 19, 2013

    Dr. Scott White, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was interviewed on April 19 on KFBK-AM 1530 (Sacramento),KGO-AM 810 (San Francisco), KRLA-AM 870 (Glensdale, Ca.) about the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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  • Marathon Terror Attack

    WPVI-TV (6abc)
    April 19, 2013

    John Maxwell, assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6abc) on April 19 regarding the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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  • Local colleges use advanced technology to warn students about campus emergencies

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    April 19, 2013

    Domenic Ceccanecchio, vice president of Public Safety, was quoted in an article in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 19 about using advanced technology to warn students about campus emergencies.

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  • Can video games be helpful in autism treatment?

    Newsworks
    April 19, 2013

    Dr. James Connell, clinical director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and an associate professor in the School of Education, was interviewed in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on April 18 about using video games in therapy for autism.

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  • Drexel Professor Discusses Homeland Security on Channel 6

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 19, 2013

    John Maxwell, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6abc) on April 17 about the investigation surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing.

  • Pong Comes Back in a Big Way

    The Wall Street Journal
    April 19, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in an April 18 post on The Wall Street Journal's “Speakeasy” blog about his plan to turn the Cira Centre into a 29-story video game. He was also quoted in an April 19 Associated Press story that was picked up by a number of outlets nationwide including The New York Times, Huffington Post, Newsday, Bloomberg Businessweek, The San Francisco Chronicle and The Miami Herald. A Philly.com story from April 19 also mentioned Lee’s event as part of Philly Tech Week. The game was demonstrated live on WMMR-Radio (93.3-FM)’s “Preston and Steve Show” on April 19. Lee also appeared in a WPHL-TV (Phl-17) “Eye Opener Philly” morning show story on April 19 about the event.

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  • Studies From Drexel University College of Medicine Provide New Data on Antibiotics

    Health & Medicine
    April 19, 2013

    The College of Medicine was mentioned in the upcoming April 19 issue of Health & Medicine Week for a study providing new data on antibiotics.

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  • Best of the Class 2013

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 18, 2013

    On April 18 and 21, WPVI-TV (6-abc) previewed its “Best of the Class” special, filmed at Drexel, which will air on May 18. Rita LaRue, senior associate vice president of Business Operations of Drexel Business Services, was interviewed.

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  • DiMuro finds creative power in faded memories

    The Boston Globe
    April 18, 2013

    Peter DiMuro, an associate teaching professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed in an April 17Boston Globe story for his collaboration with the Boston Conservatory’s upcoming performance project, “Reflections: Love, Loss and Living.”

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  • Philly science fest to start Thursday

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 18, 2013

    Drexel was highlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 18 about the Philadelphia Science Festival, with events including a Science of Jazz event hosted at Drexel.

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  • King of Pong

    Philadelphia City Paper
    April 18, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an April 18 Philadelphia City Paper story about how he came up with the idea to turn the Cira Centre into a 29-story video game. Lee was also mentioned in an April 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the events taking place during Philly Tech Week.

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  • The Dinosaurs in My Backyard

    The Huffington Post
    April 18, 2013

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Huffington Post story on April 18 about the fact that modern birds are a surviving group of dinosaurs.

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  • Founders Cash Out, but Do Workers Gain?

    The Wall Street Journal
    April 18, 2013

    Norman Stein, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on April 18 about employers selling their companies to their employees, rather than outside buyers.

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  • Nicolas Maduro: A Moustache Revolution In Venezuela?

    International Business Times
    April 18, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an article in International Business Times about Venezuela on April 17. He was also interviewed on Al Jazeera English’s “Inside Story” on April 17 about the Venezuelan presidential election.

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  • Determine if a Two-Year Law Degree is a Good Fit

    U.S. News & World Report
    April 18, 2013

    Roger Dennis, dean of the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article on April 18 about two-year law school programs.

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  • One Woman Gives the Ultimate Gift to Science

    Philadelphia City Paper
    April 18, 2013

    Drexel’s College of Medicine was highlighted in a comic feature in the CityPaper on April 18, about Harriet Cole, the maid who has her nervous system on display after donating her body to science at the Hahnemann Medical College in the 19th century.

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  • Healthcare Heroes 2013: Donna Rugh, RN-BC

    Main Line Today
    April 18, 2013

    Donna Rugh, a student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in Main Line Today magazine as a “2013 Healthcare Hero” on April 18.

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  • $3M grant benefits university hospitals

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    April 18, 2013

    On April 18, The Philadelphia Tribune featured a $3 million grant that Drexel, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania will divvy up for advanced research in spinal cord injury and transplant repair, while also focusing on allergies.

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  • I think, therefore I heal: the weird science of neurofeedback

    The Verge
    April 18, 2013

    Dr. John Kounios, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in The Verge on April 18 about the science of using brain feedback to heal disease.

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  • Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's Egan and Tertel Reps Drexel University

    New England Real Estate Journal
    April 18, 2013

    The College of Nursing and Health Professions and College of Medicine were mentioned in the upcoming April 18 issue of New England Real Estate Journal for being represented in one of the largest leases completed in the downtown area this past year to lease office space for the colleges.

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  • MXenes - novel two-dimensional materials to improve battery technology

    NanoWerk
    April 17, 2013

    Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a distinguished university and trustee chair professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, was quoted in an April 17 NanoWerk story about two-dimensional materials called “MXenes” that can be used to improve battery technology.

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  • Enough media attention for Dr. Kermit Gosnell murder trial?

    The Christian Science Monitor
    April 17, 2013

    Dr. Ron Bishop, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 17 Christian Science Monitor story about the media attention for the Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s murder trial.

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  • Area water company gets research grant

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 17, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned as a research partner on a grant from WateReuse Research Foundation to study the risk of Legionella bacteria in water reclamation systems in an April 17 Philadelphia Business Journal story. Dr. Charles Haas, a professor in the College of Engineering, is the lead investigator for Drexel on the project.

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  • Free Library and Rosenbach Working on Merger

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 17, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in an April 17 Philadelphia Inquirer article as an example for the type of takeover the Philadelphia Free Library could use for making the Rosenbach Museum a subsidiary of the library.

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  • Meet Skylar Diggins, the WNBA Draft Pick With Social Media Sex Appeal

    ColorLines
    April 17, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowksy, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a ColorLines article about WNBA player Skylar Diggins.

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  • Homeland Security Issues

    KRLA-AM 870 (Los Angeles)
    April 17, 2013

    Dr. Scott White, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies was interviewed on KRLA-AM 870 (Los Angeles), KTLK-AM 1150 (Los Angeles) and KKLA-AM 99.5 (Los Angeles) on April 16 about homeland security issues in light of the Boston Marathon bombing.

  • Venezuela Must Look Forward, Not Back

    Fox News Latino
    April 17, 2013

    An opinion piece about the future of Venezuela by Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on Fox News Latino on April 17.

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  • Positive spin given to Pa. trade mission in Brazil and Chile

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    April 17, 2013

    Julie Mostov, vice provost for global initiatives at Drexel, was mentioned in an April 17 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about a delegation from Pennsylvania visiting Brazil and Chile. Mostov noted that Drexel signed agreements to collaborate on research and student exchanges with three Brazilian universities and one Chilean university.

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  • Scientists Decode DNA of 'Living Fossil' Fish

    Associated Press
    April 17, 2013

    Dr. Ted Daeschler, vice president and associate curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences and an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Associated Press article on April 17 about the sequencing of a fish’s genome to shed light on the transition from fish to limbed animals. The story ran in dozens of outlets nationwide, including Bloomberg BusinessWeek, FOXnews.com, The New York Times, Huffington Post, and ABCNews.com.

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  • Teens birth 10% of U.S. babies

    Philly.com
    April 16, 2013

    Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, wrote an April 16 Philly.com blog post about teen birth.

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  • Gambia: UTG Signs MoU With St. Mary's College of Maryland, Drexel University

    AllAfrica.com
    April 16, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 16 AllAfrica.com story about the University of The Gambia’s April 3 visit to Drexel’s campus, where President John A. Fry and the vice chancellor of UTG signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Dr. Shannon P. Marquez, director of Global Public Health Initiatives at Drexel, was also mentioned.

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  • Another gene-patent issue: Who owns information derived?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 16, 2013

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, posted on his Philly.com “Field Clinic” blog about the U.S. Supreme Court hearing on whether human genes can be patented on April 16.

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  • Deadly Attack at Boston Marathon

    KTXL-TV (Fox-40 Sacramento)
    April 16, 2013

    Dr. Scott White, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was interviewed on KTXL-TV (FOX-40 Sacramento) on April 16 about the Boston Marathon bombing. He was also interviewed on this topic on KCBS-AM (750 San Francisco) and KFI-AM (640 Los Angeles) on April 15 and 16.

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  • 10 ways 3D printers are advancing science

    Treehugger.com
    April 16, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 16 Treehugger.com story about 3D printing dinosaur fossils and using scaled-down replicas to build full robotic versions of the animals.

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  • Fashion show opens doors for Black models

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    April 16, 2013

    The upcoming film screening of “Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution” hosted by the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in The Philadelphia Tribune and on Philadelphia Weekly’s “PW Style” site on April 16.

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  • Hollywood's Top CEOs See Compensation Fall 5 Percent in 2012

    The Hollywood Reporter
    April 16, 2013

    Dr. David Becher, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an April 16 story in The Hollywood Reporter about Hollywood’s top CEOs.

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  • Arkansas Medicaid-Private Insurance Proposal Passes in House

    Bloomberg
    April 16, 2013

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an April 16 Bloomberg story about the Arkansas Medicaid-Private Insurance proposal that was passed by the House.

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  • How An Achilles Tear Affects NBA Players (Or, Why Kobe Is Screwed)

    Deadspin
    April 15, 2013

    A study by Dr. Douglas Cerynik and Dr. Nirav Amin of the College of Medicine was mentioned in a DeadSpin article about Achilles injuries on April 15.

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  • Call for Recount

    FoxNews.com Live
    April 15, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on FoxNews.com Live on April 15 about the Venezuelan presidential election. He also discussed this topic in a live one-hour interview on CNN en Español on April 15.  

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  • Jeffrey Deitch, 55, ALS Researcher

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 15, 2013

    Dr. Jeffrey Deitch, a research assistant professor in neurology at Drexel’s College of Medicine, was profiled in an April 15 Philadelphia Daily News obituary. He died April 5 of a brain tumor.

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  • GreenSpace: Graduating from disposal to recycled clothes

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 15, 2013

    Efforts to recycle clothing and reduce waste at Drexel were mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 15 about college students recycling more clothing.

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  • A Vision of Equality for Our Nation's Future

    The Huffington Post
    April 15, 2013

    Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, authored an article on The Huffington Post on April 15 about the Vision 2020 initiative for women’s equality.

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  • A Fulbright-er future can't be put off

    Philadelphia Metro
    April 15, 2013

    Dr. Rona Buchalter, director of the Drexel Fellowships Office and assistant dean of the Pennoni Honors College, was quoted in the Philadelphia Metro on April 15 in a story about Fulbright scholarships.

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  • News organizations protest exclusion from Philadelphia bond meeting

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 15, 2013

    President John A. Fry was mentioned in an April 15 Philadelphia Inquirer for serving as a panelist at a two-day conference sponsored by the Nutter administration to stimulate investor interest in the city’s municipal bonds.

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  • Spectacular Sunday

    KYW-TV
    April 15, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 15 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment showing students enjoying the warm weather.

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  • The College Squash Association Backs the Olympic Bid

    College Squash Association
    April 15, 2013

    Drexel head men’s and women’s squash coach John White was quoted in an April 15 College Squash Association article describing the relative ease and low cost for Drexel to host the U.S. Open Squash Championships.

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  • Celebrate words with Poetry Month events

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 14, 2013

    Drexel’s Week of Writing events and the Painted Bride Quarterly were highlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 14 about Poetry Month.

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  • Hospitals lead antiviolence efforts

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 14, 2013

    The Healing Hurt People hospital-based violence intervention program of the School of Public Health and College of Medicine was highlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed on April 14 about the role of hospitals in addressing violence. Drexel’s participation in the Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center was also mentioned.

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  • Drexel professor finds South Korea pretty normal

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 14, 2013

    Dr. Paul Oh, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an April 14 Philadelphia Inquirer article about life in South Korea during the North Korean Missile crisis. He is currently in the country for two weeks as part of ongoing research collaboration between Drexel and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

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  • Venezuela Says Chávez Successor Wins Vote

    The Wall Street Journal
    April 14, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on April 14 about the Venezuelan presidential election. His op-ed on the election ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 14. He was also interviewed live on BCC Radio 5, Russia Today, Al Jazeera and France 24 on April 13 and 14.

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  • Record Store Day

    WHYY's Newsworks.org
    April 13, 2013

    Darren Walters, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an April 13 WHYY Radio (91-FM) story about Record Store Day.

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  • Remembering Christopher Hitchens, Nora Ephron, Paul Fussell, and Others

    The Huffington Post
    April 12, 2013

    Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote a blog post April 12 for The Huffington Post on remembering Christopher Hitchens, Nora Ephron, Paul Fussell, and others.

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  • Energy Tech Forum is Back

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 12, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an April 12 Philadelphia Business Journal article for hosting the Fifth Annual Mid-Atlantic Energy Technology Forum.

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  • Med schools teaching courses on LGBT patient care

    The Seattle Times
    April 12, 2013

    On April 14, the Seattle Times ran a Philadelphia Inquirer article highlighting the LGBT health program in Drexel’s School of Public Health, quoting Dr. Randall Sell, an associate professor and director of the program.

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  • International Orchid Show blooms in Philadelphia

    WHYY's Newsworks.org
    April 12, 2013

    The Southeastern Pennsylvania International Orchid Show hosted by the Academy of Natural Sciences over the weekend was highlighted on WHYY's Newsworks.org on April 12 and on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on April 13.

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  • Addicted to Sugar?

    KTTG-TV (Fox-Washington, D.C.)
    April 12, 2013

    Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in an April 12 KTTG-TV (Fox-Washington, D.C.) segment about his research on whether peoples’ brains are preset to a determined weight. The segment also appeared on KMSP-TV (Fox-Minneapolis, Minn.).

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  • Drexel’s New URBN Center Has Stairways That Lead To Stairways

    Philebrity.com
    April 12, 2013

    The opening of the URBN Center, the new home of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in Philebrity.com, the Architect’s Newspaper and HiddenCityPhiladelphia.

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  • Orchid Show And Sale Blooms At Academy Of Natural Sciences

    KYW-Newsradio
    April 12, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on April 12 for hosting the International Orchid Show. The institution and the show were also mentioned in an April 12 story on CBS Phillys website.

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  • Philly ornithologist sees bird collection as a glimpse of history

    WHYY's Newsworks.org
    April 12, 2013

    Dr. Nate Rice, the collection manager of ornithology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, discussed the bird collection on WHYY-Radio (91-FM) April 12. He also was quoted in an accompanying April 12 story on WHYY’s Newsworks.org.

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  • A centennial worth celebrating

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 12, 2013

    Lynn H. Yeakel and Rosemarie B. Greco, co-chairs of the Drexel University College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership national initiative Vision 2020, co-authored an April 12 Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed about Philadelphia hosting the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 2020.

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  • High Stakes Cooking Competition

    KYW-AM
    April 12, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 12 KYW-AM story for hosting a cooking competition for twenty area high school students.

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  • Guest blog: Inflated prevalence?

    Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative
    April 12, 2013

    Dr. Craig Newschaffer, director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and a professor in the School of Public Health, authored a guest blog post for SFARI Autism News on April 12 about interpreting new data on the prevalence of autism.

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  • Holy Spirit grad Dunne recruits a championship team for Drexel

    Shore News Today
    April 11, 2013

    Assistant women’s basketball coach Melissa Dunne was quoted in an April 11 Shore News Today story about her work to recruit players for Drexel’s Women’s National Invitation Tournament-winning team. Seniors Taylor Wootton, Hollie Mershon and Renee Johnson-Allen were also mentioned in the story.

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  • Unlikely road to title for CB East grad McCullough

    PhillyBurbs.com
    April 11, 2013

    Assistant women’s basketball coach and alumna Stacy McCullough was quoted in an April 11 PhillyBurbs.com story about her contribution to Drexel’s run to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament title. Junior Tory Thierolf was also mentioned in the story.

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  • Pong on the Cira Center

    uwishunu.com
    April 11, 2013

    Scaling the Cira Centre: The Grandest Game of Pong on the Planet, an event created by Dr. Frank Lee, an teaching professor in the College of Engineering and co-director of the Drexel Gaming Program, that will allow Philadelphians to play a game of arcade-style Pong with the LEDs on the north face of the Cira Centre was featured in a uwishunu.com blog post on April 11.

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  • Cicada Nymphs at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    WKYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 11, 2013

    Dr. John Galehouse, a curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed on WKYW-TV (CBS-3)’s “Eyewitness News at 5” April 11 about cicada nymphs.

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  • Editorial Piece By a Third-Year Drexel Law Student

    WXDE-Radio (Delaware 105.9-FM)
    April 11, 2013

    Erica Cohen, a student in the Earle Mack School of Law, was mentioned in a segment on WXDE-Radio (Delaware 105.9-FM) on April 11 for her editorial on why gay men should be allowed to give blood.

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  • With International Space Apps Challenge, world's biggest hackathon centers on Philly

    WHYY's Newsworks.org
    April 11, 2013

    The International Space Apps Hackathon, which will be hosted by Drexel’s ExCITe Center during Philly Tech Week, was featured in a WHYY/Newsworks story on April 11. Dr. Youngmoo Kim, the director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an April 14 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the hackathon, and an accompanying story ran on CBS Philly’s website.

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  • Young Guru at Drexel

    WXTF-TV (Fox-29)
    April 11, 2013

    Drexel University was mentioned as the host of a discussion by recording engineer and producer Young Guru in an April 11 story on WXTF-TV (FOX-29)’s “Good Day at 4:30.” The event was held at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • Which Law Schools' Grads Get the Most Judicial Clerkships?

    U.S. News & World Report
    April 11, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law was ranked in an April 11 U.S. News & World Report story for being a law school with the largest proportion of its employed 2011 graduates working at clerkships with judges at the state and local levels.

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  • Record-Breaking Heat

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    April 11, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 10 segment on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about the students on campus dealing with the record-breaking high heat.

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  • Living A Dream: Young Guru

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    April 11, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 11 segment on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) for hosting hip-hop recording engineer Young Guru on campus April 8 for a discussion on the music industry in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • Inventing the Future: Rethinking Market Street in University City

    Keystone Edge
    April 11, 2013

    Keith Orris, senior vice president of Corporate Relations and Economic Development at Drexel, was mentioned in an April 11 Keystone Edge and Flying Kite Media story about the new development of Market Street on Drexel’s campus. 

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  • Jeff Gelles: Man behind 'Grandest Game of Pong'

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 11, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and the co-director of the Drexel Gaming Program, was quoted in an April 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his project that will turn the Cira Centre into a giant game of “Pong” as part of Philly Tech Week.

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  • Goodbye Fluorescent Bulb? Philips says yes.

    The Associated Press
    April 11, 2013

    Dr. Eugenia Ellis, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an April 11 Associated Press story on the recent development of an LED light that would be more efficient, cleaner and cheaper than fluorescent lights. The story also appeared on NPR, Yahoo! News, the New York Post and numerous other media outlets.

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  • Q&A: The digital knitter

    Nature
    April 11, 2013

    Genevieve Dion, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was featured in a Q&A about her work with smart fabrics in the April edition of Nature.

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  • Main Line hoopsters help guide Drexel to WNIT title

    Main Line Times
    April 10, 2013

    Women’s Basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon, senior Hollie Mershon, junior Fiona Flanagan and freshman Meghan Creighton were quoted in an April 10 Main Line Times story about the Dragons’ run to the Women’s National Invitation Championship.

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  • Healthify.me wins $5K grand prize at Philly Health Codefest

    Technically Philly
    April 10, 2013

    Philly Health Codefest, a marathon two-day coding event, was featured in an April 10 Technically Philly blog post. Drexel students Mayank Gureja, Ayush SobtiAnthony HurstMatthew Coppola, Tushar Soni, Nishtha Dalal and Kunal Malik were mentioned in the story.

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  • Drexel University's Spring Career Fair

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    April 10, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 10 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about its annual spring career fair.

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  • Yogorino joining the crowd at Drexel

    Philly.com
    April 10, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philly.com article on April 10 about the frozen yogurt chain Yogorino coming to the Chestnut Square development.

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  • Scholars React to Cancellation of NCAA Colloquium

    Athletic Business
    April 10, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in the April 2013 issue of Athletic Business regarding the cancellation of the NCAA colloquium.

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  • Giant game of Pong to be played

    The National
    April 10, 2013

    The work of Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and a co-director of the Drexel Gaming Program, to turn the Cira Centre into a giant version on the arcade game Pong was mentioned in an April 10 story in The National (United Arab Emirates).

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  • The well-funded and organized campaigns that influence climate change science online

    Scientific American
    April 10, 2013

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Scientific American blog post on April 10 regarding his study on whether or not organizations that show doubt for climate science received money from energy companies and similar anti-climate change organizations.

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  • '17-year cicadas' set to swarm this spring

    Newsworks.org
    April 10, 2013

    Greg Cowper, curatorial assistant in the department of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a WHYY’s Newsworks.org story on April 10 about cicadas descending on the area.

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  • Drexel Job Fair

    Fox-29
    April 10, 2013

    WTXF-TX (FOX-29) featured Drexel’s Spring Career Fair on April 10

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  • Lancaster Square: mixed-use student housing at site of historically busy thoroughfare

    University City Review
    April 10, 2013

    Robert Francis, vice president of University Facilities, and Brian Keech, senior vice president of Government and Community Relations and executive director of the Office of the President, were quoted in an April 10 University City Review story about the upcoming construction on Lancaster Avenue.

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  • FYI: What Would It Feel Like To Travel At Warp Speed?

    PopSci.com
    April 10, 2013

    Dr. David Goldberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 10 PopSci.com story on what it would feel like to fly at warp speed.

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  • Mirror, Mirror: Gimme Cara's brows, blush, and stick legs!

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 10, 2013

    Catherine Drussel, a student in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 10 about supermodel Cara Delevingne.

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  • Local athletes in college: Wootton has big final game

    North Jersey Record
    April 9, 2013

    Senior basketball player Taylor Wootton was mentioned in an April 9 story in the North Jersey Record about her contribution to the Dragons’ Women’s National Invitation Championship. 

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  • Past haunts Venezuelan opposition ahead of election

    Agence France Presse
    April 9, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Agence France Presse story on April 9 about the upcoming Venezuelan election.

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  • Lilly Pulitzer shaped upscale casual style

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 9, 2013

    Clare Sauro, director of the Historic Costume Collection in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer on April 9 about the legacy of fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer.

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  • Philly Hadassah Adds Touch of Humor to Annual Education Day

    City Suburban News
    April 9, 2013

    Dr. Emilie Passow, co-director of the Certificate Program in Humanities, Medical Sciences and Society at Drexel, was mentioned in an April 9 City Suburban News article for participating in an April 17 panel event for the Hadassah of Greater Philadelphia.

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  • On the Boards

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 8, 2013

    Mary Jo Grdina, an associate professor in the School of Education, was listed in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” on April 8 for her appointment as secretary for the Philadelphia Dance Foundation.

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  • Drexel Ranks High In Computer Games Program

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and co-director of the Drexel Gaming Program, was quoted in an April 8 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Drexel’s gaming program earning top 10 national rankings.

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  • Philadelphia's Cira Centre Being Transformed Into Massive 'Pong' Game

    MTV Geek
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Drexel Game Design Program, was mentioned and quoted in a number of stories on April 4 about his work to turn the 29-story Cira Centre into a giant version of the 1980s arcade game "Pong." An Associated Press article originally written on April 4 has been republished in over a hundred other news publications. Lee was quoted about the project in an April 4 MTV Geek blog post that was picked up by several other blogs including Internet Movie Database, GameSpasm and NextVideoGames.net. He was also quoted in an April 5 Philadelphia Daily News story about the event. He was interviewed for WTXF-TV (Fox-29) stories on April 5 and 8. Several tech blogs also posted stories about Lee’s project including GeekMom, Best Techie, MyPCTalk.com, Slash Gear and DotGizmo.

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  • App that identifies recipes by vitamin content, gaming dishes by taste and health among codeathon winners

    MedCity News
    April 8, 2013

    Graduate student Abhiroop Das and undergraduate Mayank Gureja were quoted in an April 8 MedCity News story about the iSchool hosting the Philly Health Codefest over the weekend. Drexel students Dias Gotama, Ayush SobtiAnthony Hurst and Matthew Coppola were also mentioned in the story.

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  • Detroit District Rents Police

    The Wall Street Journal
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Robert Stokes, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on April 8 about the trend of neighborhoods renting their own police forces.

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  • Climate Campaigners Try Flooding the (Comment) Zone

    The New York Times
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a post on a The New York Times blog on April 8 regarding his new study on whether or not organizations that show doubt for climate science received money from energy companies and similar anti-climate change organizations.

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  • The Rutgers University basketball coaching scandal

    WHYY-FM
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Eric Zillmer, director of Athletics and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY-FM’s “Radio Times” on April 8 about the controversy over the firing of Rutgers University basketball coach Mike Rice.

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  • Magic Johnson & His Son

    Fox29 News
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Argie Allen, the director of clinical training in the Couple and Family Therapy Department in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, spoke on Fox29 News on April 8 to comment on the way Magic Johnson asked if his son was gay.

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  • Philadelphia skyscraper turns 'Pong' into 'world's largest video game'

    NBCNews.com
    April 8, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and co-director of the Drexel Gaming Program, was mentioned in April 8 stories on BuzzfeedDigitalTrends.com and Inhabitant.com about his plan to create a giant interactive lighting display of the video game Pongon the north wall of the Cira Centre. He was also mentioned in an April 4 podcast on CNET. On April 8 NBCNews.com and Today Tech also reported the story.

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  • An Old Ally Sends Droves of Students to U.S.

    The New York Times
    April 8, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a New York Times article on April 8 about students from Turkey choosing to study in the United States.

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  • 2013 AAUP Faculty Salary Survey Data

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    April 8, 2013

    Drexel was listed in the AAUP Faculty Salary Survey published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on April 8. It scored in “far above the median” in categories for the average salary of full professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and instructors. About 52% of the faculty was included in the survey.

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  • Mark Beemer (Shirts for a Cure)

    PunkNews.org
    April 8, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 8 PunkNews.org story about punk rock photographer Mark Beemer’s collaboration with Drexel’s Music Industry program for an IndieGoGo campaign to fund the re-release of his discontinued book of live show and press images.

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  • Degree of nonsense

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    April 7, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law’s new accelerated, 2-year JD program, Fast Forward, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Daily News column on April 7 about the value of a college degree.

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  • Drexel beats Utah to win WNIT title

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 7, 2013

    Senior Hollie Mershon was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Drexel’s women’s basketball team winning the Women’s National Invitation Championship. An April 7 Associated Press story about the win was picked up by several outlets including ESPN.com CBS Philly.com, NBC Philadelphia, FoxNews.com, and The San Francisco Chronicle. Mershon and head coach Denise Dillon were quoted in an April 7 Delaware County Daily Times and PhillyCollegeSports.com stories. WKYW-TV (CBS-3) and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia aired highlights from the game on April 6.

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  • A journey into the high-tech age.

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 6, 2013

    Dr. Andrea Forte, an assistant professor in the iSchool, was quoted in an April 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the importance of socialization and social media.

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  • Drexel women are Philly's last hope

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 5, 2013

    Drexel women’s basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon was quoted in an April 5 Philadelphia Daily News story about the basketball players breaking the program record for victories in a season.

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  • Young Guru shares his sound wisdom at Drexel

    Philadelphia Daily News
    April 5, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 5 Philadelphia Daily News story for hosting hip-hop and R&B producer Young Guru at a lecture that will be held April 8.

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  • Thousands Of Young Americans Are Being Exploited For Labor By A "Nonprofit" Organization

    PolicyMic.com
    April 5, 2013

    A study by the Sport Management Department in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies about whether college athletes should be paid was mentioned on PolicyMic.com on April 5.


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  • Only orchids at this show

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 5, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in an April 5 Philadelphia Inquirer article for hosting the International Orchid Show April 12-14.

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  • RSC eScience heroes rewarded through Microsoft prize

    Royal Society of Chemistry
    April 5, 2013

    Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an April 5 Royal Society of Chemistry article as being one of the recipients for prize money from the RSC’s Anthony Williams.

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  • Study of Trauma Treatment in Children Proves Controversial

    Psychiatric News
    April 5, 2013

    Dr. Judith Cohen, a professor of psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 5 article in Psychiatric News on a controversial study of trauma treatment for children.

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  • Boost your weight loss, immunity and happiness with music!

    Yahoo! Canada News
    April 5, 2013

    A 2011 study by Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the creative arts therapies department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an April 5 story on Yahoo! Canada News about boosting weight loss, immunity and happiness with music.

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  • Rutgers athletic director is out amid furor over brutish coach. What lessons?

    Christian Science Monitor
    April 5, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on April 5 about the controversy over fired Rutgers University basketball coach Mike Rice.

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  • Philadelphia Blogger Says US Ban on Blood Donations By Gay Men Is Antiquated

    KYW Newsradio 1060-AM
    April 5, 2013

    Erica Cohen, a student in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed by KYW Newsradio 1060-AM on April 5 about whether or not gay men should be able to donate blood.

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  • Professors Interviewed on ExCITe Center

    WHYY-TV "Friday Arts"
    April 5, 2013

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Expressive & Creative Interaction Technologies Center, Dr. Paul Oh, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Drexel Autonomous Systems Lab, and Genevieve Dion, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, were interviewed in an April 5 WHYY-TV “Friday Arts” story about the research being done at the center.

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  • Short Film Gives Insight To Child Abduction

    PhilaNews.com
    April 5, 2013

    Westphal College undergraduate student Kyle Trobman was quoted and his classmate Analis Barrood was mentioned in an April 5 PhilaNews.com story about their senior film project.

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  • Cooley exploring affiliation with WMU

    Lansing State Journal
    April 4, 2013

    Daniel Filler, professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a story in the Lansing State Journal on April 4 about law school rankings.

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  • Philadelphia gets ready to play 'Pong' on building

    Associated Press
    April 4, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and co-director of the Drexel Game Design Program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned and quoted in a number of stories on April 4 about his work to turn the 29-story Cira Centre into a giant version of the 1980s arcade game "Pong." An Associated Press story about the project appeared in more than 150 outlets including The Philadelphia Inquirer, U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Miami Herald and The Houston Chronicle. The project was also featured on WHYY 90.1-FM, and in the Philadelphia Daily News, the Philadelphia Business Journal and Region's Business, as well as on blogs including PCMag.com, BoingBoing, Topless Robot, Philebrity, Technically Philly, ZDNet and Curbed Philly


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  • Discovering Dinosaurs

    KYW-TV (CBS-3
    April 4, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured on KYW-TV (CBS-3) as the site of live broadcast segments from Dinosaur Hall during the morning news program on April 4. Jason Poole, manager of the fossil preparation lab, was featured in one of the segments.

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  • Drexel downs Florida to reach Women's NIT final

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 4, 2013

    Drexel women’s basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News stories on April 4 about the Dragons defeating the Florida Gators to advance to the championship game of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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  • Corbett reveals trade mission cohorts

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    April 4, 2013

    Drexel was noted in stories on April 4 in the Philadelphia Business Journal and Pennlive.com for joining Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s mission to Brazil.

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  • Girls-Only Chess Tournament Held To Break Stereotype

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    April 3, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an April 3 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the school hosting a girls-only chess tournament for more than 100 second-through-12th graders.

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  • Drexel University opening D.C. office

    Washington Business Journal
    April 3, 2013

    Drexel University was mentioned in a Washington Business Journal article on April 3 for receiving a permit Tuesday to renovate a downtown office building in Washington D.C. for the future Drexel office.

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  • Governor preps for South America junket

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 3, 2013

    Drexel University was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on April 3 for sending delegates with Gov. Corbett on his trade mission to Brazil and Chile to promote Pennsylvania business.

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  • Drexel women still hooping it up

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 3, 2013

    Drexel women’s basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon and senior guard Hollie Mershon were quoted in an April 3 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Dragons advancing to the Final Four of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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  • For Philly Tech Week, play Pong on the Cira Centre

    Newsworks.org
    April 3, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and co-director off the Drexel Gaming Program, was quoted in an April 3 WHYY/Newsworks story about his work to create a giant version of the video game Pong on the north wall of the Cira Centre to kick off Philly Tech Week on April 19.

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  • Study urges teens to send right job signals

    Telegram & Gazette
    April 3, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in Goodwin College and the director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in the Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Ma.) on April 3 about employment rates for teens.

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  • Students vie for $3 million in Delaware Valley Science Fairs finale

    Phillyburbs.com
    April 3, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Phillyburbs.com article April 3 as one of the local universities offering full or partial scholarships to the students competing in the Delaware Valley Science Fairs finale held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa.

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  • As schools close, support students

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 3, 2013

    An opinion piece on how to best serve students in light of the Philadelphia School District school closings by Dr. Tina Richardson, associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Education, ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer on April 3.

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  • Rhode Island Catholic Bishop Tobin says U.S. Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage could nullify any Rhode Island votes on the issue

    Providence Journal
    April 3, 2013

    David S. Cohen, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Providence Journal on April 3 about how the Supreme Court’s decision about gay marriage will affect Rhode Island.

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  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling brings hope to those convicted of murder as juveniles

    The Pittsburgh Tribune
    April 3, 2013

    Daniel Filler, professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a story in the Pittsburgh Tribune on April 3 about the new juvenile life without parole decision before the Pa. Supreme Court.

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  • Denise Dillon Interviews on NBC-10 About teh Women's National Invitation Tournament

    WCAU-TV (NBC10)
    April 3, 2013

    On April 3, Women’s Basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon was interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about the Dragons facing Florida in the semifinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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  • Father says HIPAA law may have contributed to son's death

    WPVI-TV (6abc)
    April 3, 2013

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6abc) on April 3 about HIPAA privacy law.

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  • How Support, Coping Skills Can Reduce Postpartum Depression Risk

    Everyday Health
    April 2, 2013

    Dr. Barbara Posmontier, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an EveryDayHealth.com “Health Matters with Dr. Sanjay Gupta” article on April 2 about reducing risks for postpartum depression.

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  • Climate Hawks Go on Offense Against Skeptics, but Impact Uncertain

    InsideClimate News
    April 2, 2013

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor of sociology and environmental science in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in InsideClimate News blog about his research that organizations that show doubt for climate science received money from energy companies and similar anti-climate change organizations.

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  • A Fair Day's Pay for a Fair Day's Work

    US News & World Report
    April 2, 2013

    A study by the Sport Management Department in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies was mentioned in an op-ed in US News & World Report on April 2. It was also featured on Washington Monthly’s blog and on AmericaBlog.com.

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  • Drexel to offer 2-year ‘Fast-Forward’ juris doctor degree program

    ABA Journal
    April 2, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law’s new accelerated, 2-year JD program, Fast Forward, was featured in the ABA Journal and the Pennsylvania Record on April 2. Dean Roger Dennis was quoted.

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  • Bizarre Blooms at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 2, 2013

    The Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society International Orchid Show to be held at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured in a Philly.com story on April 2. The show was also featured on WTXF-TV (FOX-29and Montgomery News and Philadelphia Metro.

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  • Drexel chosen for U.S. study of campus security

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 2, 2013

    Drexel was highlighted in numerous news outlets for being named one of seven U.S. colleges that will participate in a study on campus safety. The announcement was made when Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano visited Drexel’s campus April 2. Coverage appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Philadelphia Daily News, Associated Press (picked up by dozens of news outlets nationwide), KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and multiple TV news outlets.

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  • Drexel offering two-year law degree starting in 2014

    Newsworks.org
    April 2, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law’s new accelerated, 2-year JD program, Fast Forward, was featured on WPVI-TV (6abc), WHYY-FM 90.1, WHYY’s Newsworks.org, KYW-Newsradio 1060-AM, Metro Philadelphia, The Legal Intelligencer, Law360.com and JDJournal.com on April 1 and 2. Dean Roger Dennis was quoted. iRadioPhilly.com, JDJournal.com and University City Review also featured the program on April 1. The program was mentioned in USA Today and Yahoo! News on April 2

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  • Daniel G. Hoffman, 89, former poet laureate

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 2, 2013

    Dr. Miriam Kotzin, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and founding director of the Certificate in Writing and Publishing program, was quoted in former U.S. poet laureate Daniel G. Hoffman’s obituary published April 1 in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • A Start-Up Fund That Lets College Students Make the Decisions

    New York Times
    April 2, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a New York Times article on April 2 about the Philadelphia-based venture firm First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund that has given $500,000 to an 11-member investment team of college students from Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania to create student-led start-ups. The story was also highlighted on a Philadelphia magazine blog.

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  • Drexel likely pick for new national security program

    Philly.com
    April 2, 2013

    A press conference on college campus security with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to be held at Drexel today was mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and Philly.com on April 2.

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  • On the Boards

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 1, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law’s new board members were listed in the “On the Boards” section of the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 1. 

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  • Drexel to offer 2-year law degree

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 1, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law’s new accelerated, 2-year JD program, Fast Forward, was featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer and in the Philadelphia Business Journal on April 1. The Associated Press also featured the story, which was picked up by a numerous outlets across the country. Dean Roger Dennis was quoted in all three stories. The new degree program was also mentioned on WPVI-TV’s (6abc) Action News and on Philly.com’s PhillyLists blog.

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  • Hollie Mershon helps Drexel become last city team standing

    Delaware County Daily Times
    April 1, 2013

    Drexel Women’s Basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon and senior guard Hollie Mershon were quoted in an April 1 Delaware County Daily Times story about Drexel’s women’s basketball team advancing to the final four of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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  • Venezuela presidential race begins amid personal attacks and tension

    The Miami Herald
    April 1, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Miami Herald story on April 1 about the upcoming Venezuelan election.

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  • Study on the link between brains and personal health

    WTXF-TV (Fox-29)
    April 1, 2013

    Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on April 1 about a study he’s working on to determine whether people’s brains are preset to a certain weight no matter how much they diet and exercise.

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  • Fat profits at NCAA while athletes play for free

    MSNBC.com
    April 1, 2013

    A study by the Sport Management Department in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies was mentioned on MSNBC.com, CBSNews.com and BuzzFeed.com on April 1 in articles about injured basketball player Kevin Ware.

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  • Philly's Top 10 Largest University Donations

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    April 1, 2013

    Drexel was listed in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s article on April 1 as having the sixth largest university donations in Philadelphia in the calendar year of 2012. The donation was the $10 million Drexel received October 4 from David and Dana Dornsife to establish the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

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  • Ancient fish fossil found in Arctic on Ellesmere Island honours scientist Martin Bergmann

    Canada.com
    April 1, 2013

    Dr. Ted Daeschler, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator and vice president of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and Dr. Jason Downs, an Academy research associate, were quoted in a Postmedia News syndicated story on April 1 about their new fish fossil discovery. The story was published on Canada.com, the Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun and other outlets.

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