Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Special Edition
Drexel in the News

Drexel in the News

This special edition of the Drexel Daily Digest reports selected University news coverage between December 9, 2005 and January 6, 2006.
(Note: Some links may have expired.)

The unveiling of DragonForce, advanced wireless security technology developed by Drexel and Drakontas LLC, received coverage in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.), The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), the Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.), The Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.), the Portsmouth Herald News (N.H.), the Rockingham News (N.H.) and on PhillyBurbs.com, SeaCoastOnline.com and MENAFN.com on December 13 and 14, 2005. Dr. William Regli, associate professor of computer science, and Ben Gollotti, senior associate vice president of public safety, were noted in the stories. WPVI-TV (ABC-6), KYW-AM (1060) and CN8 broadcast stories about DragonForce, with WPVI's story featuring President Papadakis.
StoryLink - Newsday

President Papadakis was quoted in a Daily Pennsylvanian story on December 8, 2005 about a panel held at Penn in which members said urban universities should work with local schools to improve education.
StoryLink - Daily Pennsylvanian

60 Minutes broadcast a story on January 1, 2006 on Dr. Christian Sell's, associate professor of pathology, research with mice and eternal youth. The story appeared on CBSNews.com and the Web sites of several local CBS affiliates.
StoryLink - CBS News

Dr. Leonard Finegold, professor of physics, was quoted in a Reuters story from January 5 through 7, 2006 about therapy using magnets. The story was published on the ABC News, BBC News, Forbes, MSNBC and Aljazeera Web sites. It was also published on EarthTimes.org, HealthCentral.com, AllHeadlineNews.com, StaffNurse.com, NewKerala.com, ICNorthLondonOnline.com, ICWales.com, ICLiverpool.com, Virgin.net and News.Scotsman.com and in the Daily Times (Pakistan), among other news outlets.
StoryLink - Reuters

Pig Iron Theatre Company's residential partnership at the University was featured in a story in City Paper's January 5-11, 2006 edition.
StoryLink - City Paper

Dr. James Herbert, associate professor and director of clinical training, was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer on January 5, 2006 regarding media coverage of the trapped miners in West Virginia.
StoryLink - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Ian Underwood of the Math Forum's Dr. Math program commented on the discovery of the largest-known prime number on KYW-AM (1060) on January 5, 2006.

Dr. Gabriel Lewullis, a Drexel University College of Medicine resident, was quoted in a Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) story on January 5, 2006 about his induction into the Rockne Wall of Fame of Central Catholic High School in Allentown, Pa.
StoryLink - Morning Call

The University was profiled in an education guide in the January 2006 issue of Main Line Today.

Student Kelly Stein was quoted in a story in The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.), The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) and The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pa.) on December 13 and 15, 2005 about how parents can use GPS technology to monitor their children's activities. The story was syndicated on SeaCoastOnline.com on January 3 and on AZCentral.com on January 4.
StoryLink - The News-Sentinel

Kerry Wilson was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer on January 2, 2006 for being appointed operations manager at Drexel University's 11th Street Family Health Services.
StoryLink - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Dr. Myrna Shure, professor of psychology, was quoted in a Boston Globe story on December 22, 2005 about criticizing children. The story was syndicated in The Times Argus (Barre, Vt.) on January 1.

The History Channel aired a story on December 30, 2005 about concrete water vessels. Dr. Joseph Martin, professor of civil engineering, and members of the Drexel Concrete Canoe Team, of which Dr. Martin serves as adviser, appeared on the show.

Drexel scientists were noted in a story on IslandsBusiness.com and in the Port Vila Presse on December 30, 2005 about the endangerment of leatherback turtles. The story was syndicated on SolomonStarNews.com on January 6.
StoryLink - Port Vila Presse

Dr. Ronald Bishop, associate professor in the Department of Culture and Communication, appeared on CNN on December 29, 2005 to comment on gastric bypass surgery.

Stephanie Brooks, interim director of family therapy programs, was quoted in a story on MetroKids.com on December 29, 2005 about relationship counseling.
StoryLink - MetroKids.com

Dr. Richard Malone, Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune story on December 25, 2005 about a device used to treat depression.
StoryLink - Chicago Tribune

The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design's Mad Dragon Records was noted in a story in the Bridgeton News (N.J.) on December 24, 2005 about a concert featuring Matt Duke, a Mount Laurel (N.J.) recording artist signed to the label.
StoryLink - Bridgeton News

The University was noted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on December 24, 2005 about the region receiving $55 million in federal funding for small businesses and universities. Drexel received $6 million for a communications and information networking program.
StoryLink - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Dr. Graham Ellis-Davies, associate professor of pharmacology control, was noted in a story on the ScienceNow Web site on December 23, 2005 about chemical cages.
StoryLink - ScienceNow

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