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  • Exome Sequencing Urged to Diagnose Intellectual Disabilities that Run in Families

    January 17, 2017

    Michael Akins, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 17 Reuters Health story about how a certain kind of genetic testing can be used to diagnose intellectual disabilities.


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  • Where do Police Officers and Reform Activists Find Common Ground?

    January 12, 2017

    Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Jan. 11 regarding a new report that reveals surprising areas of agreement between many members of law enforcement and police-reform advocates. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.


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  • Philly Fossil Hunter Treks to End of Earth in Search of Fish

    January 11, 2017

    Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president of Collections and the Library of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his fossil-hunting expedition to Antarctica.

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  • Local Bumblebee Is On Its Way To Becoming Extinct

    January 10, 2017

    Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of the entomology collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 10 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about a local bumblebee species being placed on the endangered species list.

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  • The Heat: Venezuela's Economic Crisis

    December 20, 2016

    George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Dec. 20 panel on CCTV-America regarding Venezuela’s economic crisis.

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  • Travelers, Beware! Hacking Lurks in Plugs and Ports

    December 20, 2016

    Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 18 USA Today story about how to avoid being hacked when traveling.

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  • Once a Year, Scientific Journals Try to Be Funny. Not Everyone Gets the Joke

    December 19, 2016

    Research by Lawrence Souder, PhD, a teaching professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, about the ethics of attempting humor in the writing of research studies, was mentioned in a Dec. 19 Smithsonian.com story about the trend of scientific journals putting out light-hearted holiday editions.

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  • 11 Things You Might Not Know About Drexel University

    December 16, 2016

    Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Public Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the college, were mentioned in a Dec. 16 Philadelphia magazine story about Drexel's 125th anniversary.

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  • Working Out to Lose Weight? Think Again

    December 5, 2016

    A study conducted by Meghan Butryn, PhD, a research assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College, about college women and their motivations to exercise, was featured in a Dec. 5 USA Today College story.

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  • Riders React to New Uber Feature, Tracking Your Location After Your Ride

    December 5, 2016

    Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed during a Dec. 5 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment about the security and privacy implications of the ride sharing service Uber collecting location information from riders for up to five minutes after their ride has ended. 

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  • The Power of the Aha! Moment

    November 30, 2016

    John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an article in the December 2016 issue of Prevention magazine about his book “The Eureka Factor” and the forces that spark an “Aha” moment.

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  • Coworking: Millennials and Information Tech Driving Demand

    November 28, 2016

    Richardson Dilworth, PhD, director of the Center for Public Policy and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Nov. 28 Philly Voice story about co-working millennials and how a changed economy has created a “massive shift” into information technology, which is behind the demand for co-working spaces.

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  • Online Shoppers Warned of WiFi, Scams for Cyber Monday

    November 25, 2016

    Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured live on Nov. 25 in a news segment for WCAU-TV (NBC-10) discussing safety tips for online holiday shopping this season.

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  • As Foreign Students Worry About Trump

    November 25, 2016

    Alexis Gerard Finger, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Nov. 25 Letter to the Editor that was published in the New York Times about President-elect Donald Trump and his messages on immigration.

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  • In The Age of The Social Media Attack, Temple Freshman Lands on Haters' Radar

    November 18, 2016

    Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks story about the security challenges posed by a spike in threats on social media since the election of Donald Trump.

     

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  • Increased Car Traffic During SEPTA Strike Increased Air Pollution by 400 Percent

    November 18, 2016

    Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences; and Shannon Capps, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, were mentioned in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about increased air pollution during the SEPTA strike earlier this month.

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  • PA Job Seeker Scammed Out of Thousands

    November 16, 2016

    Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Nov. 16 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment regarding the growing sophistication of criminal enterprises particularly overseas. D’Ovidio was also interviewed in a Nov. 14 16 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment regarding the impact Facebook has had on the election.

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  • Ivanka Trump's Jewelry Brand

    November 16, 2016

    William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on a Nov. 16 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment regarding the ethical and legal capacities of Ivanka Trump’s jewelry brand promoting items worn by the president-elect’s daughter during her father’s media campaigns.

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  • It’s Not Trivial … Knowing Obscure Facts Is Good for Our Mental Health

    November 15, 2016

    John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Healthline story about how trivia games can benefit mental health.

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  • Trump’s Win is like a Death in the Family

    November 15, 2016

    Kathleen Volk Miller, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the Drexel Publishing Group, authored a piece for The Huffington Post interpreting the presidential results as difficult to explain and accept similarly to the death of a family member.

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  • How Self-Appointed Guardians of “Sound Science” Tip the Scales Toward Industry

    November 15, 2016

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Nov. 15 The Intercept story regarding his research and study into anti-regulatory foundations who spent over half a billion dollars between 2003 and 2010 to manipulate and mislead the public over the nature of climate science and the threat posed by climate change.

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  • Trump's Attack Dog on Climate

    November 15, 2016

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Nov. 15Forbes.com story about public relations in the world of "fake news." Brulle's research revealed the funding sources driving the climate change denial movement. He was also quoted in a Nov. 11Politico story about his research on the financial connection between the fossil fuel industry and conservative think tanks.

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  • Why Nothing Really Matters

    November 11, 2016

    Michael Vogeley, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a story on the emptiness and vastness of space for the December issue of Discover magazine.

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  • How Did Pollsters Not See President-Elect Trump Coming?

    November 9, 2016

    William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Nov. 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news story about the pre-analysis and polls indicating a Hillary Clinton win, but resulting in a Donald Trump president-elect. Rosenberg discusses the margin of error and other factors that contributed to the projected outcome in relation to the actual result.

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  • How Did Pollsters Not See President-Elect Trump Coming?

    November 9, 2016

    William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Nov. 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news story about the pre-analysis and polls indicating a Hillary Clinton win, but resulting in a Donald Trump president-elect. Rosenberg discusses the margin of error and other factors that contributed to the projected outcome in relation to the actual result.

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