Monday, April 3, 2006
Drexel News Media Watch - Special Edition
Drexel News Media Watch
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
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.
The University's economic
impact study was featured in a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer on
March 30, 2006.
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.
featured in a Daily Nebraskan story on March 28, 2006.
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.
College of Information Science and Technology, was quoted in a Philadelphia
Inquirer story on March 27, 2006 about the Children's Advocacy Project.
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.
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.
instructor of marketing, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story
on March 25, 2006 about business competition from Asian brands.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
radio Dfireradio was featured in Blinq, a Philadelphia Inquirer blog,
on March 20, 2006.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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