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  • Cities Vs. Trump

    April 18, 2017

    Richardson Dilwroth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 18 New York magazine story about the urban-rural divide becoming more significant.

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  • This Alien Worm-Creature Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    April 17, 2017

    An April 17 article in Gizmodo on the first description of a living giant shipworm mentioned Drexel. The paper on the discovery was co-authored by Gary Rosenberg, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Pilsbry Chair of Malacology in the Academy of Natural Sciences. The story was also covered by Live Science and the International Business Times April 17.

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  • After Hyping Itself As The Antidote For Fake News, New York Times Hires Extreme Climate Denier

    April 13, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 13 ThinkProgress about the New York Times hiring former Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens—who the piece asserts is a denier of climate science.

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  • Digital Spring Cleaning: Password Security

    April 10, 2017

    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 on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) providing password security spring cleaning tips.

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  • Who's Speaking at Philly-Area Commencements in 2017

    April 4, 2017

    The announcement of computational design guru John Maeda as Drexel's 2017 Commencement speaker was included in an April 4 Philly Voice story about commencement speakers at area colleges.

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  • Commentary: The Drexel Connection to Illustrator Howard Pyle

    April 2, 2017

    Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an April 2 Philadelphia Inquirer column about Drexel's history as the center for the art of illustration at the turn of the 20th century. Cohen also noted the opening of Drexel exhibition "Howard Pyle, His Students & The Golden Age of American Illustration," which will run form April 3 to June 18 in the Paul Peck Alumni Center.

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  • Local Expert Weighs in on Flynn's Immunity Request

    April 1, 2017

    William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in an April 1 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) story about General Flynn, the first national security advisor appointed by President Donald Trump and his request for immunity.

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  • PA GOPer's Climate Change Theory Debunked: Nope, Not Getting Closer to The Sun

    March 31, 2017

    David Goldberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Politifact story on March 31 about erroneous comments made by a Pennsylvania state senator on the causes of climate change. Billy Penn ran a related story that cited the Politifact piece.

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  • This Former Philadelphia Cop Had an Incredibly Simple Plan to Keep Kids Out of Prison. Don’t Arrest Them.

    March 30, 2017

    Naomi Goldstein, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the JD/PhD program in Law and Psychology, was quoted in a March 30 Washington Post story about the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program, launched by Kevin Bethel. Bethel, Philadelphia's deputy police commissioner and a senior policy fellow at Drexel's Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab, was featured in the story.

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  • How Are Internet Privacy Regulations Changing?

    March 29, 2017

    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 for a March 29 WPVI-TV (6-abc)/WPHL-TV (PHL-17) news segment regarding legislation in the hands of President Trump, that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

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  • Possible Trump Science Advisor Compares Climate Science to ISIS

    March 28, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and his research on the organizational underpinnings and funding of the climate change countermovement, were mentioned in a March 28 Jezebel “The Slot” article about a potential science advisor to President Donald Trump who compared climate science to ISIS.

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  • Trump or Not, Pa. Coal Plants Have Long Been on the Way Out

    March 28, 2017

    Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Science, was quoted in a March 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the effects of President Trump's rollback on environmental regulations could have on Pennsylvania.

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  • Ex-Doctor Hacks Into Cell Phones, Emails, Social Media Accounts of Female High School Classmates: Police

    March 27, 2017

    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 for a March 27 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a former physician at Thomas Jefferson Hospital who illegally gained access to email accounts of several of his former high school classmates. 

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  • A Philanthropic Boom: 'Donor-Advised Funds'

    March 24, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was referenced in a March 24 Economist article regarding his study on donor-advised funds and tracked contributions to the anti-climate-change lobby in America.

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  • Twitter Reveals Vast Shut Down Of Accounts Linked To Extremist Views

    March 23, 2017

    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 on March 23 for a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) segment regarding a mass shutdown of accounts linked to extremist views, conducted by Twitter.

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  • Losing Ground: Marshes in R.I., Mass., Disintegrating Faster Than Anywhere in the U.S.

    March 17, 2017

    Elizabeth Watson, PhD, an assist professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Wetlands section leader in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 17 Providence Journal (Rhode Island) story about salt marshes in New England disappearing due to climate change.

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  • Ransomware Attack Hits Pennsylvania Senate Democrats

    March 14, 2017

    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 in a March 4 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment about a "ransomware" cyberattack that shut down the Pennsylvania Senate Democrats’ computer systems.


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  • Giant Catfish Fossil Found in Egyptian Desert

    March 10, 2017

    John Lundberg, PhD, an emeritus professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and emeritus curator of Ichthyology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 10 National Geographic story about the discovery of a giant catfish fossil in Egypt.

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  • Bills Aimed at Getting Women in STEM Fields Are Incomplete Without Funding: Experts

    March 8, 2017

    Stefanie Kroll, PhD, an assistant research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 8 NBCPhiladelphia.com story on the importance of funding for efforts to recruit women into STEM fields.

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  • Philly Police Expand Homicide Unit as Authorities Struggle to Solve Murders

    March 4, 2017

    Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 4 WHYY/Newsworks.org article regarding the Philadelphia police’s homicide unit expansion and the code of "no snitching" culture.


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  • Misleading NY Times Oscars Ad Mashes Up Real and Fake News With Climate Denial

    February 26, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 26 ThinkProgress story about a misleading New York Times ad, that ran during the Oscars, that mashed up real and fake news about climate denial in an attempt to make a point about the importance of quality reporting.

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  • Marshmallow Test: What It Reveals About Our Children's Future Success

    February 23, 2017

    Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment on Feb. 22 about instant gratification.

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  • Partisan Divide in Congress Wider Than Ever on Environmental Issues, Group Says

    February 23, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 23 InsideClimate News story about growing partisan division in Congress on environmental issues.

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  • Fossil Fuels Foe Calls Proposed Pipelines 'Climate Disasters'

    February 20, 2017

    Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 20 Roanoke Times story about opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines in Virginia.

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  • Climate Discussion on the Senate Floor

    February 17, 2017

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a CSPAN2 segment regarding his research that utilizes a range of front groups and astroturf operations to manufacture climate change uncertainty.

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