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  • Little Wasp Bodies Means Little Wasp Brain Regions

    January 3, 2018

    Sean O'Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 3Laboratory Equipment post about his work looking into the evolution of wasp brains.

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  • The Alabama Senate Race and Its Effect on Other Races

    January 2, 2018

    David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, authored a Jan. 14 opinion piece for WHYY.org offering six ways Philadelphia can woo Amazon with better bike lanes.

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  • Philadelphia's New District Attorney Isn't Who You'd Expect. Is His Election a Sign of More Change to Come?

    December 31, 2017

    Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 31 Los Angeles Times story about the election of Larry Krasner as Philadelphia's new district attorney.

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  • Number of Killings in Philadelphia at a 5-Year High

    December 29, 2017

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  • Climate Deniers Beat Google and Topped the Page on Searches for "Climate Change"

    December 29, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Dec. 29 New York Times article about groups that reject established climate science, using Google's advertising network to rise to the top of its searches. The article was included in a Dec. 30 Boing Boing article about Google’s ad-placement algorithms and its shortsighted policies, which ban deceptive advertising, but limit the definition of deceptive to lies about product pricing and other narrow matters.

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  • How Climate Change Deniers Rise to the Top in Google Searches

    December 29, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Dec. 29 New York Times article about groups that reject established climate science, using Google's advertising faucet to rise to the top of its searches.

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  • Barnegat Bay Marshes Help Keep Water Clean

    December 27, 2017

    David Velinsky, PhD, vice president for Academy Science and head of the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 27 WHYY/Newsworks story on two of his studies looking into the ecological benefits of salt marshes in New Jersey.

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  • How Drexel Students are Helping Kids at CHOP Direct Their Own Life Stories

    December 27, 2017

    Nomi Eve, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Kate Howarth, an undergraduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, were featured in a Dec. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story about “Story Medicine,” a community-based English course at Drexel, which gives undergraduates the opportunity to work with patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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  • These are Places of Grace for People with Disabilities

    December 23, 2017

    Ron Bishop, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 23Philadelphia Inquirer article about moments of grace for children and adults with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities. His new book, Holding Up the Sky Together: Exploring the National Narrative About People With Intellectual Disabilities (Hamilton Books, 2017) part memoir, part academic analysis - addresses the tired Hollywood portrayal of characters with disabilities.

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  • Analysis: Robocalls Reach Record Level, Up By 76 Percent

    December 20, 2017

    Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was featured in a Dec. 20 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news analysis about the record level of Robocalls in the region and ways to combat them.

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  • The Alabama Senate Race

    December 18, 2017

    William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sirius XM Radio’s “POTUS 124” program on Dec. 18 speaking on a number of areas including the impact of the Alabama Senate race and its trend line along with other recent elections. He also discussed the Tax Bill, how the public views it now and how they may view it going forward, particularly in different types of states and among different types of voters.

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  • Project Veritas Received $1.7 Million Last Year From Charity Associated With the Koch Brothers

    December 2, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 2Washington Post story about the Koch brothers funding Project Veritas, an activist group that mounts undercover sting operations against liberal and mainstream news organizations. The Postwas recently targeted by the group.  

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  • Are the Days of Doubting Sexual Harassment Victims Over? Experts Say No.

    November 30, 2017

    Mary Ebeling, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the firings of powerful men accused of sexual harassment and whether allegations made by women in the workplace will be better heard and taken seriously moving forward.

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  • Conservatives Probably Can’t be Persuaded on Climate Change. So Now What?

    November 10, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Nov. 10 Vox article about his research on science-based educational campaigns and what cues actually contribute to climate change opinions. 

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  • Desperate to Get Trim for Christmas? Why You Will End Up Fatter if You Lose Weight Too Fast

    November 8, 2017

    A 2017 study by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, about consistent weight loss and long-term health outcomes, was mentioned in a Nov. 8 Daily Mail story about how to lose weight this holiday season.

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  • Drexel Launches Free Counseling Program For Veterans

    November 8, 2017

    Arthur Nezu, PhD, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Christine Maguth Nezu, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in a Nov. 8 Philly Voice story about "New Beginnings," a new counseling program for veterans that the pair recently launched at Drexel.

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  • Why are Wildfires Concentrated in the West?

    November 1, 2017

    Stephen Mason, a PhD candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences and a researcher in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed for a Nov. 1 Q&A with PhillyVoice on wildfires.

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  • The Latest Word on Weight Loss

    November 1, 2017

    Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the November issue of Prevention magazine about how acceptance-based behavioral therapy can help people lose weight.

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  • Here’s A List Of Climate-Change Deniers The EPA May Be Considering For Its ‘Red Team’ Debate

    October 25, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 25 Huffington Post article about the assembly of climate change deniers considered for the EPA’s ‘Red Team’ debate.

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  • There’s No Virtue in Joining an Angry Mob

    October 19, 2017

    Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an Oct. 19 Wall Street Journal opinion piece on the public's reaction to accusations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein.

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  • How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

    October 16, 2017

    José Tapia Granados, PhD, a professor in College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Oct. 16 New York Times "The Upshot" story about the connection between the health of a nation's economy and the health of its people. Granados' work is part of a body of research that points to the trend that people living in a healthy economy tend to have a shorter lifespan.

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  • Water Problems Persist Along Mariner East Pipeline Route Despite Court Intervention

    October 12, 2017

    David Velinsky, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and vice president of Science at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 12 NPR StateImpact story about water problems that exist due to drilling related to the Mariner East pipeline construction.

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  • From Norway, Pennsylvania's Prisons Appear Cruel and Unusual

    October 7, 2017

    Jordan Hyatt, Phd, JD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an Oct. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a Norwegian delegation’s visit to five Pennsylvania prisons this week, which Hyatt organized. The exchange was meant to provide both technical advice and big-picture perspective for Philadelphia’s prisons and the ways they can become more progressive.

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  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim

    September 30, 2017

    Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Health Day story about his research study on a type of weight-loss therapy that focuses on “mindful” decision-making. The story was picked up by multiple media outlets, including WebMD, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 30. The research was also covered in a Sept. 30 Medical Daily story.

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  • Seven Elements of a Results-Driven Corporate Social Responsibility Program

    September 26, 2017

    Scott Tattar, an instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Sept. 26 HuffPost story and provided tips companies could adopt to incorporate results-driven corporate social responsibility programs in today’s political and social climate.

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