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  • Rape: the Darkest Dark Figure of Crime

    The Wall Street Journal
    August 31, 2013

    Dr. Amelia Hoover Green, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal blog post on August 30 about crime statistics about rape.

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  • Don't Panic! Your Questions On (Not) Washing Raw Chickens

    NPR
    August 31, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story on NPR’s “The Salt” blog on August 31 addressing common questions about food safety risks involved with washing raw poultry.


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  • Don’t fear Big Beer: Consolidation can keep prices steady over time, study says

    The Washington Post
    August 30, 2013

    Research on beer economics by Dr. Matthew Weinberg, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in an August 30 Washington Post's "Wonkblog."

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  • Don’t fear Big Beer: Consolidation can keep prices steady over time, study says

    The Washington Post
    August 30, 2013

    Dr. Matthew Weinberg, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in a Washington Post blog post on August 30 for co-authoring a study about the effects of consolidation in the beer market.

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  • Students record hospice patients' life stories

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 30, 2013

    The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a front page feature story on “It’s a Beautiful Life,” a creative writing course in the College of Arts and Sciences in which students write memoirs of hospice patients. Kenneth Bingham, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted along with students Saadiya Ali and Erica Tuttle, both students in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Officials near breakthrough on 'connected' vehicles

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 30, 2013

    Dr. Dario Salvucci, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on August 30 about connected vehicle technology.

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  • Experts Cry Foul Over Washing of Poultry

    Columbus Dispatch
    August 29, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Columbus Dispatch story on August 29 about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign.

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  • Where King once stood, will Obama close arc of the 'Dream' speech?

    The Christian Science Monitor
    August 29, 2013

    Dr. Donald Tibbs, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on August 28 about President Obama’s speech on the March on Washington anniversary. He was also interviewed on KFBK-AM (Sacramento) on August 28 and quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on this topic on August 29.

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  • Manziel Must Sit Out First Half of Opener for ‘Inadvertent Violation’

    The New York Times
    August 29, 2013

    Dr. Karen Weaver, an associate professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a New York Times story on August 29 about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.

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  • What museum director learned the hard way she'll now teach

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 29, 2013

    A feature story on Dr. Danielle Rice, the new executive director of the museum leadership graduate degree program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design ran on the front page of The Philadelphia Inquirer’s magazine section on August 29.

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  • New Retail, Housing Complex Set To Open In University City

    KYW Newsradio
    August 29, 2013

    Drexel’s new Chestnut Square development was featured on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on August 29.

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  • Don't Wash Your Chicken!

    LA Weekly
    August 29, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in stories on WTOP-AM (Washington, D.C.) and in LA Weekly on August 29, about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign.

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  • Drexel students chronicle the lives and wisdom of hospice patients

    Newsworks
    August 29, 2013

    On August 29, WHYY/Newsworks.org featured a creative writing course in the College of Arts and Sciences in which students write memoirs of hospice patients. Kenneth Bingham, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted along with sophomore Hannah Gittler, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Brimmer and May's Mojica commits to Drexel

    ESPN
    August 28, 2013

    Drexel Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint was mentioned in an August 28 ESPN.com story about basketball player Sammy Mojica committing to Drexel.

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  • Hackers Publicizing Syria’s Cause Attack NY Times, Twitter Web Sites

    KYW Newsradio
    August 28, 2013

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story on August 28 about the Syrian Electronic Army hacking The New York Times and Twitter websites.

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  • On Creative Leadership

    Smashing Magazine
    August 28, 2013

    Dr. John Kounios, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an August 28 Smashing Magazine article about creative leadership.

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  • Video violence: Does life imitate art?

    HLN's Raising America with Kyra Phillips
    August 28, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on HLN’s Raising America with Kyra Phillips on August 28 about violent video games.

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  • Nudged to the Produce Aisle by a Look in the Mirror

    The New York Times
    August 28, 2013

    Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a New York Times story on August 28 about grocery stores’ efforts to use psychological tools to change people’s healthy shopping choices.

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  • Avoiding Interview Mistakes

    FOX Business
    August 27, 2013

    Todd Lucca, senior vice president of Drexel Online, was interviewed on FOX Business August 27 about the value of online education.

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  • Don't wash your raw chicken

    FOXNews Live
    August 27, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on FoxNews Live on August 27 about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign. The campaign was also covered by TV affiliate stations around the country including WJBK-TV (FOX-Detroit) and WTEV-TV (CBS-Jacksonville) and radio stations including KGO-AM (San Francisco), KABC-AM (Los Angeles), Newstalk1010 (Toronto) and by the National Post.

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  • Old Cellphones, Once Bound for Landfills, Now Bring Colleges Money


    August 27, 2013

    Jay Rappaport, manager of the Westphal IT department for the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an August 27 Chronicle of Higher Education article about sending a Pennsylvania company spent toner cartridges, diverting them from the waste stream and into the recycling market.

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  • New rechargeable flow battery enables cheaper, large-scale energy storage

    InnovationToronto.com
    August 27, 2013

    Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, was quoted in an August 27 post on InnovationToronto.com about rechargeable flow batteries.

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  • Meet our 2013 Legal Rebels

    ABA Journal
    August 27, 2013

    Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was featured in the ABA Journal’s September issue as a “2013 Legal Rebel” for his transactional law meets.

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  • Julia Child Was Wrong: Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

    NPR
    August 27, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition” on August 27 and quoted in stories in numerous outlets on August 26, including Slate, the Toronto Star and MSN.com, about her food safety campaign, “Don’t Wash Your Chicken.”

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  • Researchers say you shouldn't wash your chicken

    FOXNews.com
    August 26, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a FoxNews.com article on August 26 about her “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign.

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  • Pennsylvania’s ‘Disney Princess’

    Pottstown Mercury
    August 26, 2013

     Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an August 26 Pottstown Mercury article about Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision not to defend Pennsylvania’s gay marriage laws.

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  • 10 Best College Websites

    The Brick Factory
    August 26, 2013

    Drexel was included in an August 26 list of the ten best college websites on The Brick Factory’s blog, Brick by Brick.

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  • University City's selling points are many

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 25, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 25 Philadelphia Inquirer article about its work changing University City and its benefits offered to employees who live in the neighborhood.

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  • Western Pennsylvanians recall their route to the March on Washington

    The Pittsburgh Tribune
    August 25, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune article on August 25 about the March on Washington.

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  • For-Profit Schools Under Pressure to Prove Investment in Education Pays Off

    Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    August 25, 2013

    Peter J. Franks, vice provost for career education, was quoted in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education on August 25 about co-op giving students a step up in their careers in a challenging job market.

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  • Fun day celebrates Northeast Philadelphia's diversity

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 25, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an August 25 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the third annual Northeast Celebration.

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  • Rock Enroll

    Billboard
    August 24, 2013

    The Music Industry Program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was included in an August 24 Billboard magazine article about the best colleges for music education.

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  • When do employers see online degrees as equal to traditional degrees?

    Technically National
    August 23, 2013

    An infographic on the benefit of online degrees created by Drexel University Online was featured in an August 23 Technically National article and mentioned in a Philadelphia Metro story.

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  • Students On Alert After Several Gunpoint Robberies In University City

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    August 23, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 23 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment on the recent number of armed robberies off of campus.

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  • Teenagers Behind Shooting of Chris Lane

    FOX News' The O'Reilly Factor
    August 23, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ The O’Reilly Factor on August 23 about the shooting death of Australian college student Chris Lane.

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  • Drexel wrestler Frank Cimato moves up to Dragon coaching staff

    Examiner
    August 23, 2013

    Frank Cimato, a 2013 graduate of the College of Engineering and former wrestling athlete, was mentioned in an August 23 Examiner article for taking a position as assistant coach for Drexel’s wrestling team.

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  • Roman's London chooses Drexel

    Philly.com
    August 23, 2013

    Drexel Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint and assistant coach Bobby Jordan were mentioned in an August 23 Philly.com story about the team securing a verbal commitment from Roman Catholic senior guard Rashann London to attend Drexel and play basketball next year. 

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  • Academics discuss march’s impact

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    August 23, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Bill Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Donald Tibbs, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, and Dr. Kevin Woodson, an assistant professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, were quoted in a Philadelphia Tribune story on August 23 about the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

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  • Web Site ‘LinkedIn’ Sets Sights On College-Bound Teens

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    August 23, 2013

    Dr. Devon Powers, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on August 23 about LinkedIn targeting college-bound teens.

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  • Don’t Wash Your Chicken

    Prevention
    August 23, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Prevention magazine story on August 22 and for NPR’s “The Salt” blog on August 23 about food safety research and the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign.

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  • How Aerobic Exercise Can Help Ulcerative Colitis

    Everyday Health
    August 23, 2013

    Dr. David Stein, professor and chief of the division of colorectal surgery at the College of Medicine, was quoted in an August 23 Everyday Health article about ways aerobic exercise can help ulcerative colitis.

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  • Domestic Terrorism Expert Discusses WikiLeaker's Sentence

    KFBK-AM
    August 22, 2013

    Dr. Scott White, associate clinical professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was interviewed on KFBK-AM (Sacramento) on August 22 about the sentencing of whistleblower Bradley Manning.

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  • Are Activist Investors Really as Evil as CEOs Claim They Are?

    FOXBusiness.com
    August 22, 2013

    Dr. David Becher, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an August 22 FOXBusiness.com article about activist investors.

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  • The Kids Aren’t All Right, and Neither Is Abercrombie & Fitch

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek
    August 22, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Bloomberg BusinessWeek story on August 22 about teen employment.

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  • Free Smithsonian Museum Day

    For the Mammas
    August 22, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was listed as one of the museums participating in Smithsonian Museum Day in a For the Mommas August 22 blog post.

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  • Standing on the corner, Philly man is begging for a job

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    August 22, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News story on August 22 about the “hidden unemployed" – those who aren't counted in the official unemployment figures compiled and released by the government.

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  • Disaster Robot Hopes to Go Where Humans Can't

    NBCPhiladelphia.com
    August 22, 2013

    Dr. Daniel Lofaro, a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an August 22 NBCPhiladelphia.com story about Drexel’s participation in the DARPA Robotics Challenge. The story was picked up by a number of other NBC affiliates.

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  • Five Phila.-area schools to begin wellness program

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 22, 2013

    Dr. Stella Volpe, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on August 22 about an intensive nutrition and fitness initiative in Philadelphia area schools which she will evaluate through a controlled study.

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  • Colorism

    AlJazeera
    August 21, 2013

    Dr. Yaba Blay, assistant professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, participated in a panel discussion about skin color on AlJazeera’s “The Stream” on August 21.

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  • Philadelphia is top city in smartphone thefts, AAA says

    WPVI-TV (abc-6)
    August 21, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 21 WPVI-TV (abc-6) story about Philadelphia’s ranking as the top city in smartphone thefts.

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  • Rinsing raw poultry spreads bacteria

    Philadelphia Metro
    August 21, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Metro story on August 21 about her “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign.

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  • Murder "For the Fun of It"

    FOX News
    August 21, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’s “Happening Now” on August 21 about the shooting death of an Australian college student in Oklahoma.

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  • Mirror, Mirror: With clear-bag rule, NFL's a fashion trendsetter

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 21, 2013

    Clare Sauro, director of the Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on August 21 about the new trend of clear handbags.

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  • Washing Raw Chicken Before Cooking Is An Unnecessary, Dangerous Step

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    August 21, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on August 21 in a story about her “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign. The campaign was also covered by PhillyMag.com and a follow-up story on Newsworks.org about how to prepare chicken properly.

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  • A matter of leadership

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 21, 2013

    An opinion piece on Philadelphia’s great leaders by Dr. Frank Linnehan, a professor and interim dean of the LeBow College of Business, ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer on August 21.

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  • Teleportation

    WNYC-FM
    August 20, 2013

    Dr. Dave Goldberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WNYC-FM (New York) August 20 about advances in teleportation.

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  • Gay marriage hearing scheduled Sept. 4; couples sign on to intervene

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 20, 2013

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on August 20 about the Commonwealth Court hearing the same-sex marriage case.

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  • College Move-In Day: Preparation Pays Off

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    August 20, 2013

    Rita LaRue, senior associate vice president for Drexel Business Services, was interviewed in an August 20 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment on students moving to campus.

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  • Health Check

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    August 20, 2013

    Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on August 20 for receiving a grant from the Walmart Foundation to benefit its health-promoting services including healthy cooking classes, in an underserved community in North Philadelphia.

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  • Summer Jobs Elude Many Teenagers

    The Wall Street Journal
    August 20, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about teen employment on August 20 and a Wall Street Journal blog post on August 21.

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  • Drexel food safety experts on a mission to stop cooks from washing chicken

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    August 20, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on August 20 about a food safety campaign she helped develop to inform people that washing raw poultry prior to cooking it is unsafe.

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  • March on Washington

    Sirius XM radio
    August 19, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sirius XM radio POTUS Channel 124 on August 19 about the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

  • Atlantic Cup Full Tournament Report

    Rugby Mag
    August 19, 2013

    Drexel’s club rugby team was featured in an August 19 Rugby Mag article about the team’s performance in the 41st Atlantic Cup.

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  • Penn, Drexel researchers compete in Pentagon's Robotics Challenge

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    August 19, 2013

    Robert Ellenberg, a graduate student in the College of Engineering, and Dr. Daniel Lofaro, a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Engineering, were quoted in an August 19 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about Drexel and Penn’s participation in the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Dr. Paul Oh, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Drexel Autonomous Systems Lab, was also mentioned. An associated blog post also ran on PhillyMag.com.

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  • 2013 Rankings

    Academic Ranking of World Universities
    August 19, 2013

    Drexel was ranked in the top institutions of higher education in the world, according to the August 19 release of the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jaio Tong University. The study surveyed more than 1,200 universities worldwide on the basis of six indicators, including the number of highly cited researchers and publications, and per capita performance.

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  • Privacy Invasion

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    August 18, 2013

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, appeared on an August 18 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “At Issue” segment about privacy invasion.

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  • Time is on Nutter's side to work out schools' cash crisis

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 18, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 18 Philadelphia Inquirer article about its proximity to the just-closed University City High School.

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  • Stop and Frisk: Federal Court Ruling

    EBRU-TV
    August 17, 2013

    Dr. Donald Tibbs, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on EBRU-TV on August 17 about the NYPD’s recently struck down stop-and-frisk policy.

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  • 2013 Philly Geek Award Winners #PHLGeekAwards

    WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org
    August 17, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, won the “Geek Story of the Year” and “Hacker of the Year” awards at the 2013 Philly Geek Awards hosted at the Academy of Natural Sciences August 17. Greg Lobanov, a senior in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, won “Indie Game of the Year.” Jill Sybesma, adult programs manager at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed about the ceremony in an August 17 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story that listed all of the winners. The winners were mentioned in an August 18 Technically Philly article, an August 19 Geekadelphia recap, and an August 18 philly.com article.

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  • Review: 'Macbeth' as a stage company's added attraction

    Newsworks.org
    August 16, 2013

    On August 16, Newsworks.org ran a review of the theatrical production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth currently running at the Black Box Theater at the Westphal College’s URBN Center.

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  • Multi-Touch with Your Current Keyboard, And How Expressive, Crowd-Funded Keys Stack Up

    Create Digital Music
    August 16, 2013

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was mentioned in an August 16 story on Create Digital Music about an alumnus of his Music Entertainment Technology Lab who has created a kit to retrofit a piano keyboard to make it more touch-sensitive and expressive in sound production.

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  • Fossil site marks 20th anniversary with open house

    Sun Gazette
    August 16, 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 mentioned in an August 16 Sun Gazette article for a speech he will give at the Red Hill Fossil Display and Field Station open house.

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  • Philly Newsrooms Innovating with Project Liberty Digital Incubators

    Media Bistro
    August 16, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 16 Media Bistro article about its involvement with the Project Liberty Digital Incubator, which puts startups in the Interstate General Media newsrooms of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com.

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  • Returning for Degrees

    KCRA-TV (NBC-3)
    August 16, 2013

    Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel Sacramento, was interviewed on an August 16 KCRA-TV (NBC-3) segment on students returning back to school to earn their graduate degrees. Graduate student Elizabeth Usedom was also interviewed for returning to earn her Masters of Medical Science degree.

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  • Weekend Picks

    Uwishunu
    August 16, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences “Serpentine” exhibit was listed as one of the top weekend picks by Uwishunu on August 16.

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  • Drexel Wants to Kick Discount Bus Lines to Curb

    City Paper
    August 15, 2013

    An August 15 City Paper article focused on the location of discount bus pickup stations in an area designated as a site for Drexel’s Innovation Neighborhood.

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  • Meet Hubo

    BBC
    August 15, 2013

    The DRC-HUBO robotics team in the College of Engineering that is preparing a humanoid robot for disaster response was featured on a BBC “Science Club” special on August 15.

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  • A technology teacher's plea: Save Philly's schools

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 15, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an open letter published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on August 15 written by a physics teacher at Central High School in Philadelphia about lack of funding for the school district. The author coaches Central’s robotics team and has partnered with Drexel in this project as a way to inspire students to go into STEM fields.

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  • What to expect from Kobe Bryant

    ESPN.com
    August 14, 2013

    A study by Douglas Cerynik, MD, and Nirav Amin, MD, of the College of Medicine was mentioned in an ESPN.com article on August 14 about Kobe Bryant’s recovery from Achilles surgery.

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  • Lakers News: LA Should Temper Rampant Optimism About Kobe Bryant's Recovery

    Bleacher Report
    August 14, 2013

    A study by Dr. Douglas Cerynik and Dr. Nirav Amin of the College of Medicine was mentioned in a Bleacher Report article on August 14 about Kobe Bryant’s recovery from Achilles surgery. 

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  • New (questionable) claims for a cause of autism

    Philly.com
    August 13, 2013

    Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored a philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post August 13 on a questionable new claim for the cause of autism.

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  • Don't neglect 2 days that mark the fight for equality

    Philly.com
    August 13, 2013

    Lynn Yeakel and Rosemarie B. Greco, co-chairs of the College of Medicine’s Vision 2020 initiative, authored an August 13 phillly.com article on the upcoming Women’s Equality Day.

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  • Back to School Technology

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    August 13, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned during an August 13 segment on WPVI-TV (6-abc) for its history as the first university to require students to have a computer and for its new laptop-lending program.

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  • 'Mapping' data might aid Alzheimer's research

    News Journal
    August 13, 2013

    Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was mentioned in an August 13 Wilmington News Journal story about his neuroscience research that led to the discovery of human brain cells, called “grid neurons,” that help people to navigate in open environments. A related story ran on LiveScience.com on August 8 and was picked up by NBCNews.com’s science blog.

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  • Women getting into the game of video animation in new Moore College program

    Newsworks.org
    August 13, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 13 Newsworks.org story for its video game program.

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  • ‘Adventures in Independent Cinema’ with Christine Vachon

    Film Ireland
    August 13, 2013

    Christine Vachon, a visiting professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Sciences, was written about in August 13 Film Ireland and Irish Film & Television Network articles for hosting an evening talk for Irish filmmakers in Dublin in September.

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  • Who will be crowned Geek of the Year?

    Metro
    August 13, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was mentioned in an August 13 Metro story for his nomination for “Geek of the Year” at this year’s Philadelphia Geek Awards.

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  • Weigh the Benefits, Risks of Attending a New Law School

    U.S. News & World Report
    August 13, 2013

    The Earle Mack School of Law was featured in a story in U.S. News & World Report on August 13 about the benefits and risks of attending a new law school. Jackie Lowthert ’06 was quoted.

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  • When a college degree is not enough, Millennials must be entrepreneurs

    Newsworks.org
    August 12, 2013

    Drexel’s Close School of Entrepreneurship was mentioned in an August 12 Newsworks.org story on millennials becoming entrepreneurs.

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  • More universities use search firms to find leaders

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 12, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 12 Philadelphia Inquirer article about universities using search firms to hire executives. Board of Trustees chair Richard Greenawalt was quoted regarding the search for Drexel President John A. Fry.

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  • Researchers develop ultrasound patch to heal chronic wounds

    Medical Device Daily
    August 12, 2013

    Joshua Samuels, a graduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an August 12 Medical Device Daily story about his work to develop an ultrasound patch device that can help speed the process of wound healing. Related stories ran in Yahoo! Health, Gizmag and 24x7 Magazine on August 7.

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  • Carnival a healing touch for an ailing community

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 11, 2013

    Dr. Renee Turchi, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in an August 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children’s back-to-school carnival.

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  • 10 best places to see dinosaurs

    USA Today
    August 11, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was listed among the top 10 places to see dinosaurs in the United States in an August 11 USA Today story.

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  • The NYSE Helps to 'Combat' the US Veteran Unemployment Rate: An Interview With Ashley Parker-Roman

    The Huffington Post
    August 9, 2013

    Ashley O. Parker-Roman, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in an August 9 Huffington Post article about the NYSE program that addresses US military unemployment.

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  • Student creates app to help peers find scholarships

    USA Today
    August 9, 2013

    LeBow College of Business student Christopher Gray and recent College of Engineering alumnus Nicholas Pirollo were featured in a USA Today story on August 9 about Scholly—an app they developed to help students find scholarship opportunities.

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  • Cover Story: Sowing The Seeds For The New Workforce

    Region's Business
    August 9, 2013

    The LeBow College of Business was featured in Region’s Business story on August 8 about preparing future CFOs.

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  • Your Brain's Built-In GPS System

    Mashable
    August 9, 2013

    Research by Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and his team regarding the discovery of brain cells that help humans navigate in open environments was featured on Mashable on August 9.

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  • Taste, race creepy crawlers at Bug Fest

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 9, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Science’s 6th annual “Bug Fest” was featured in an August 9 Philadelphia Inquirer article. It was also spotlighted on WTXF-TV (FOX-29).

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  • White Coat Ceremony

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    August 9, 2013

    A ceremony held by the College of Medicine to welcome incoming medical students was mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) on August 9.

  • FOX 29 Explores Snapchat

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    August 8, 2013

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on August 8 about the dangers of using the new app SnapChat.

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  • Foundation makes $350K grant to expand digital incubator

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    August 8, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 8 Philadelphia Business Journal for its involvement in the Project Liberty Digital Incubator.

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  • Democratic Limits of "Customized"

    Inside Higher Ed
    August 8, 2013

    Dr. Amy Slaton, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an opinion piece for Inside Higher Ed on August 8 about competency-based education.

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  • Secret Lives of Baby Snakes Revealed

    LiveScience
    August 7, 2013

    College of Arts and Sciences graduate students Dane Ward and Kevin P. W. Smith were mentioned in an August 7 LiveScience post for their work on baby Northern Pine Snakes. The article was picked up by NBCNews.com, The Huffington Post and other outlets.

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  • Powerball Soars to $425 Million

    EBRU-TV
    August 7, 2013

    Dr. Benjamin Lev, a professor in the LeBow College of Business and head of the Decision Sciences department was featured in a segment on N.J.’s EBRU-TV on August 7 about the odds of winning the Powerball.

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  • Bug Fest is back. Who wants a chocolate chirp cookie?

    Metro
    August 7, 2013

    Karen Verderame, an insect specialist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in an August 7 Metro story about the 6th annual “Bug Fest.” Academy entomologist Zack Lemann and Chef Chuck Ziccardi of Drexel’s Goodwin College were mentioned for competing in an “Iron Chef” competition. Bug Fest” was also mentioned in an August 8 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment and an August 7 Uwishunu post.

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  • New Drexel program hires museum executive

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    August 7, 2013

    The appointment of Dr. Danielle Rice, executive director of the Delaware Art Museum, as program director of the new museum leadership graduate degree program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal on August 7.

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  • Autism Risk-Factors Database Could Aid in Epidemiological Studies of the Disorder

    Scientific American
    August 6, 2013

    Dr. Brian Lee, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in an August 6 Scientific American article on an autism risk-factors database.

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  • Drexel medical students get clinical experience through Kaiser

    Sacramento Business Journal
    August 6, 2013

    The College of Medicine was mentioned in an August 6 Sacramento Business Journal article about its new partnership with Kaiser Permanente to let medical students start clinical rotations at Kaiser hospitals in the Sacramento region. Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel Sacramento, and Dr. Barbara Schindler, a professor and vice dean of education and academic affairs in the College of Medicine, were quoted.

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  • Philadelphia Fashion Incubator cultivates new generation of designers

    Philadelphia Weekly
    August 6, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 6 Philadelphia Weekly story about the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator.

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  • The Top 100 Best And Most Collaborative U.S. Colleges

    The Huffington Post
    August 6, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in an August 6 Huffington Post article about the Top 100 Most Collaborative Colleges, which re-ranks the colleges on the 2013 listings by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Delaware Art Museum board announces departure of Executive Director Dr. Danielle Rice

    ArtDaily.org
    August 6, 2013

    The appointment of Dr. Danielle Rice, executive director of the Delaware Art Museum, as program director of the new museum leadership graduate degree program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on ArtDaily.org on August 6.

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  • Walgreens: Come for the cough syrup, stay for the sushi

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    August 6, 2013

    Dr. Daniel Korschun, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an August 6 Philadelphia Business Journal article about the new flagship Walgreens superstore on the corner of Chestnut and Broad Streets.

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  • Could genetic testing help doctors treat pain more effectively?

    FOXNews.com
    August 6, 2013

    Dr. Anita Gupta, an associate professor and medical director at the College of Medicine, authored an August 6 FOXNews.com article about genetic testing treating pain.

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  • New Students at Drexel Med School Given iPads as Training Tool

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    August 6, 2013

    Arnold Smolen, associate dean for information technology at the College of Medicine, was quoted in an August 6 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Drexel’s new policy for incoming first-year medical students to receive a new iPad loaded with their curriculum. WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WPHL-TV (PHL-17) also ran the story.

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  • Paul Ryan's Poverty Hearing Slammed by Testimony From Woman in Poverty

    U.S. News & World Report
    August 5, 2013

    The Witnesses to Hunger program in the School of Public Health was mentioned in a U.S. News & World Report article on August 5 about testimony submitted to Congress by one of the program’s participants, Tianna Gaines-Turner, about living in poverty in the U.S.

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  • A tool for anonymizing writing

    Boston.com
    August 5, 2013

    Dr. Rachel Greenstadt, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in an August 5 Boston.com article about a software program they developed that can strip text of stylistic markers in order to obscure the identity of the author.

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  • RNC threat to networks over Hillary Clinton programs: Is it wise? Is it real?

    The Christian Science Monitor
    August 5, 2013

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on August 5 about the RNC threatening television networks that plan to air programs on Hillary Clinton.

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  • Cleveland Kidnap Victims Step Out, but Experts Advise Caution

    ABCNews.com
    August 5, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was quoted throughout an ABCNews.com story on the Cleveland kidnapping victims on August 5.

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  • Delaware Art Museum director is Philly-bound

    WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org
    August 5, 2013

    The appointment of Dr. Danielle Rice, executive director of the Delaware Art Museum, as program director of the new museum leadership graduate degree program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org and in the Delaware News Journal on August 5.

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  • Sense Of Direction Comes From Grid Cells In Brain, Researchers Find

    The Huffington Post
    August 5, 2013

    On August 5, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in stories in the Huffington Post, FOX News.com, Science News, Science World Report, Medical Daily and The Times of India about his team’s discovery of brain cells that help humans navigate in open environments.

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  • Studying movement and learning in autism

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 4, 2013

    Dr. James Connell, clinical director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an August 4 Philadelphia Inquirer article about discrete trial training in autism research.

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  • “Glow: Living Lights”

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    August 4, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s “Glow: Living Lights” exhibit was highlighted during an August 4 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment.

  • Navigational Cells Located in Human Brains

    The New York Times
    August 4, 2013

    Dr. Joshua Jacobs, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an August 4 New York Times science blog post about his group’s discovery of cells in the human brain that are responsible for navigation. He was also quoted in similar stories in New Scientist, Science Daily and The Scientist. The New Scientist story about a team of scientists that he led discovering the human brain cells responsible for navigation

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  • New Ultrasound Patch Heals Wounds in Just Four Sessions

    Healthline.com
    August 4, 2013

    Joshua Samuels, a graduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an August 4 Healthline.com story about Drexel researchers developing an ultrasound patch to help speed process of chronic wound healing. Dr. Michael Weingarten, a professor in the College of Medicine and Dr. Peter Lewin, a professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, were mentioned as collaborators on the project.

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  • Science Of Jazz: A Mapping App Merges Art And Technology

    WRTI-Radio (90.1 FM)
    August 4, 2013

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was featured in an August 4 WRTI-Radio (90.1 FM) story about a mobile app he developed that gives the audience a visual representation of music at a live concert.

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  • With Art Philadelphia

    Uwishunu
    August 2, 2013

    “Spatial Translations,” a new art exhibit in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, was spotlighted in a Uwishunu.com blog post on August 2.

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  • Trekking through mud, rivers and jungle to provide free medical care

    CNN
    August 2, 2013

    Katie O’Malley, a second-year medical student at the College of Medicine, was quoted in an August 1 CNN story about Dr. Georges Bwelle, a doctor who brings free health care to rural villages in Cameroon. O’Malley is a volunteer aiding Dr. Bwelle.

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  • The Rain, the Dragon, and other things as it just keeps following

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    August 2, 2013

    A photograph of Drexel’s dragon statue at 33rd and Market Streets was featured on the local section of the August 2 Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • ‘We Created Chavez’: an interview wit’ author George Ciccariello-Maher

    San Francisco Bay View
    August 2, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in an August 2 San Francisco Bay View article about his book “We Created Chavez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution.”

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  • Why Can't the Snakes Cross the Road, Secret Lives of Baby Snakes and Other Questions

    Science Daily
    August 2, 2013

    College of Arts and Sciences graduate students Dane Ward and Kevin P. W. Smith and undergraduate students Catherine D’Amelio, Jacquelyn Garcia and Radaella Marano were mentioned in an August 2 Science Daily post along with Drexel students in his lab for their work on Northern Pine Snake in several presentations and posters at the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting. Their lab director, Dr. Walter F. Bien, a research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Laboratory of Pinelands Research, was also referenced.

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  • A Place at the Table

    PBS
    August 2, 2013

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was interviewed on PBS on August 2 about A Place At The Table, a 2012 documentary film on hunger in the United States. On August 5, Chilton was quoted in an August 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the science behind people negatively reacting to the poor.

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  • Puppet Festival, 'Broadway on the Beach,' and Mess Fest — 20 events to do in Philly region this week

    Newsworks.org
    August 2, 2013

    “Spatial Translations,” the new art exhibition in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was spotlighted on Newsworks.org on August 2.

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  • Can ultrasounds heal old wounds?

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    August 1, 2013

    Dr. Michael Weingarten, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an August 1 Philadelphia Business Journal, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and MedCity News story about a device developed by Dr. Peter Lewin and Dr. Leonid Zubkov, professors in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and graduate students Joshua Samuels, Chris Baweic and Youhan Sunny, that uses ultrasound to help chronic wounds heal more quickly.

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  • Drexel Prof. Dave Goldberg sees beauty in symmetry

    WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org
    August 1, 2013

    Dr. Dave Goldberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org on August 1 about symmetry in physics and other ideas in his new book, The Universe in the Rearview Mirror.

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  • Iraq war logs in Manning case 'hit us in the face': U.S. officer

    Reuters
    August 1, 2013

    Dr. Scott White, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a Reuters article on August 1 about the risks of allowing access to classified information to analysts like Bradley Manning. The story was picked up by a number of other outlets, including The New York Times, the Baltimore Sun and the Orlando Sentinel.

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  • Spatial Translations

    City Paper
    August 1, 2013

    “Spatial Translations,” the new art exhibition in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was spotlighted in the Philadelphia City Paper on August 1.

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  • A History of the Drexel Costume Collection

    Philadelphia Style
    August 1, 2013

    Drexel’s Historic Costume Collection in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in Philadelphia STYLE magazine’s September issue. Clare Sauro, curator of the collection, was quoted.

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