Monday, April 3, 2006

Drexel News Media Watch - Special Edition

 
Drexel News Media Watch

Entertainment Weekly noted ABC Family's documentary Back on Campus, filmed at Drexel, and gave it a "B" rating. TV Guide called Back on Campus a "show to watch." The University and the show were noted in an Associated Press story published in the Jackson Hole Star Tribune (Wyo.) and Casper Star-Tribune (Wyo.) on March 31, 2006. The show was noted in a Scripps Howard News Service story published on March 30. Students Leighton Phillips, Susan Seborg, Phil Marino Jr., and Julie Ciccarone were noted in a RealityTVWebsite.com story on March 31 about the show.
http://www.realitytvwebsite.com/news033106.html

Students John Simpson, Oriel Poole and Sombo Pujeh were quoted in a story published in The Daily Times (Farmington, N.M.) on March 31, 2006 about their involvement in an alternative spring break.
http://www.daily-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060331/NEWS01/603310301/1001

The University's economic impact study was featured in a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 30, 2006.
http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/14223840.htm

Dr. Dennis Novack, professor of clinical studies, was featured in the PBS documentary The New Medicine, which explored integrative medicine and the importance of the doctor-patient relationship, on March 29.

University faculty and staff members were featured on a WPVI-TV (ABC-6) newscasts on March 28 and 29, 2006 for their involvement in the filming of an episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Drexel was noted on the morning show of WMMR-FM (93.3) on March 29, 2006 for offering scholarships to the children of the family whose home was filmed for the show.

Dragonfire was featured in a Daily Nebraskan story on March 28, 2006.
http://www.dailynebraskan.com/media/storage/paper857/news/2006/03/28/Entertainment/Philadelphia.Universitys.Revolutionary.Dragonfire.Cultivates.Culture.Online-1750688.shtml?norewrite200603300831&sourcedomain=www.dailynebraskan.com

Dr. Lawrence Bergman, professor of microbiology control, was quoted in a story on NewKerala.com, KeralaNext.com and InfectionControlToday.com on March 28, 2006 about the Drexel University College of Medicine's breakthroughs in Malaria research.
http://www.newkerala.com/news2.php?action=fullnews&id=32769

Jervis Thompson, College of Information Science and Technology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on March 27, 2006 about the Children's Advocacy Project.
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/14194079.htm

Gaurang Gujarathi, Dhara Naik, David Sentelle and Gaurav Wahi of the School of Public Health co-wrote an editorial about the dangers of smoking that was published in the Philadelphia Daily News on March 27, 2006.
http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/news/opinion/14195468.htm

Dr. Marlene Koestenblatt, accommodation specialist, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer's Educator Spotlight on March 26, 2006.

The Philadelphia Inquirer published an opinion piece by Rachel Buchman, Dragonfire managing editor, on March 26, 2006 about Women's History Month.

Lawrence Duke, instructor of marketing, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on March 25, 2006 about business competition from Asian brands.
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/business/14181987.htm

The University served as the locale for the taping of a CNN episode of Fit Nation with former President Bill Clinton on March 24, 2006. The taping was also featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer and Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) and on KYW-TV (CBS-3), WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and CN8.
http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/living/14219894.htm

Dr. Steven Kurtz, research associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a HealthDay News story about joint replacement on March 24, 2006. The story was published on Forbes.com, HealthCentral.com, HealthDay.com, LifeClinic.com, Hon.ch and SurgiCenterOnline.com and was broadcast on WFIE-TV (NBC-Evansville, Ind.), KLAS-TV (CBS-Las Vegas), LEX-TV (Lexington, Ky.), WWAY-TV (ABC-Wilmington, N.C.), KLTV-TV (ABC-Tyler, Texas) and KPHO-TV (CBS-Phoenix).
http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2006/03/24/hscout531677.html

The University was noted as the locale of CNN's Fit Nation series in an Associated Press story that was published in several newspapers on March 24, 2006. The story was published in the Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.) and The Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.) and on PhillyBurbs.com and PennLive.com.
http://www.timesleader.com/mld/timesleader/14172213.htm

The FIRST Regional Robotics Competition, which Drexel hosts, was noted on a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) newscast on March 23 and 27, 2006.

Dr. William Lynch, director of the School of Education, was quoted in a story on the Web sites of Voice of America News and Digital Journal on March 23, 2006 about the School's iPod initiative.
http://www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2006-03-23-voa31.cfm

Student Megan Stein, recent winner of the grand prize at the 2005 Concours International des Jeunes Createurs de Mode fashion competition in Paris, was featured in a Main Line Times story on March 23, 2006 about her fashion designs. Renee Chase, director of the fashion design program in the College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in the story. Ms. Stein was also featured in a Women's Wear Daily story on March 21, 2006 about her fashion designs. Emil De John, fashion director for career development, was quoted in the story.
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=16353751&BRD=1676&PAG=461&dept_id=43786&rfi=6
http://www.wwd.com/search/article/105127?query=drexel

Dr. Banu Onaral, director of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health System, was quoted in a story on Ivanhoe.com and on the Web site of United Press International on March 22, 2006 about handheld head-trauma scanner.
http://www.upi.com/HealthBusiness/view.php?StoryID=20060322-024435-4692r

Dr. William Rosenberg, professor of political science, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on March 22, 2006 about U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah's position as front-runner in the 2007 Philadelphia mayoral race.
http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/news/local/14156793.htm

Jules Shear and his latest CD Dreams Don't Count, recently released by Mad Dragon Records, were featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 21, 2006. Marcy Wagman, director of Drexel's music industry program, and students Chris Rupp and Kate Sherlock were quoted in the story, which also noted Matt Duke, whose songs appeared on Mad Dragon's second release, XYX, and is recording a full-length CD for the label. Mr. Shear, Wagman and Duke were also noted in a Philadelphia Daily News story on March 21, 2006 and on a WHYY-FM (90.9) newscast on March 14, 2006. Mr. Shear was also noted in a Norwalk Advocate (Conn.) story on March 30, 2006.
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/14155033.htm
http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/living/14148420.htm
http://www.norwalkadvocate.com/features/scn-sa-concerts4mar30,0,4194413.story?track=rss

Dr. Richard Malone, Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted in a Washington Post story on March 21, 2006 about the vagus nerve stimulator, a new device used to treat depression. The story was syndicated and published in The Ithaca Journal and on MSNBC.com, InsideBayArea.com and the Web site of United Press International.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/20/AR2006032001181.html

Dragonfire's online radio Dfireradio was featured in Blinq, a Philadelphia Inquirer blog, on March 20, 2006.
http://blogs.philly.com/blinq/2006/03/radio_without_b.html

Dr. Itzhak Fischer, professor and chair of anatomy control, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on March 20, 2006 about research to heal spinal cords. The story was syndicated and published in several newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, Duluth News Tribune (Minn.), Charlotte Observer (N.C.), Kansas City Star (Mo.), St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minn.), Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.) and Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/living/health/14139475.htm

The University was noted as the site of the Miss Philadelphia pageant in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 20, 2006 and on KYW-TV (CBS-3), WPVI-TV (ABC-6), WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on March 18, 19 and 20.
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/14139482.htm?source=rss&channel=inquirer_daily

Dr. James Spotila, L.D. Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Science, was noted in a story on the Web site of Independent Online on March 19, 2006 about the use of fishing nets along the Pacific coast of the United States.
http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=31&art_id=vn20060319105338128C697143

Dr. George Tsetsekos, dean of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on March 17, 2006 about MBA programs.
http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/stories/2006/03/20/focus1.html?from_rss=1

Delta Zeta was featured on WPVI-TV (ABC-6) and KYW-AM (1060) newscasts on March 17. All My Children and General Hospital stars visited the sorority's house and the Drexel campus as part of the sorority's prize for holding the country's best ABC Daytime soap opera viewing parties.
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=entertainment&id=4001830

Dr. Myrna Shure, professor of psychology, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on March l6, 2006 about a child who thinks his teacher doesn't like him.

Alpha Epsilon Pi was noted in a Lubavitch.com story on March 16, 2006.
http://www.lubavitch.com/Article.asp?Section=60&Article=775

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