The Super Bowl Effect: How Do Television Networks Capitalize on The Big Game?
Arts & Culture

The Super Bowl Effect: How Do Television Networks Capitalize on The Big Game?

This Sunday millions of viewers from around the world will be watching the Super Bowl, which is annually the largest television audience for any single program. Retaining that audience for the prized postgame time slot is the goal and challenge for networks broadcasting the big game, but is it possible to predict what shows will … Continue reading

CEO Incentives Heavily Affect Merger Decision-Making
Business & Law

CEO Incentives Heavily Affect Merger Decision-Making

Mergers and acquisitions are a mainstay of the corporate world – recently, for example, there was much talk about the Facebook and Instagram merger –but what role does CEO compensation play in these deals? Several Drexel University business professors took a look, and their findings were featured in a recent edition of Strategy + Business … Continue reading

Meet the innovators changing behavioral health care.
Community & Society / Health & Medicine

Meet the innovators changing behavioral health care.

Philadelphia is an epicenter of transformation in the system of care for people with mental illness and addictions. This Philadelphia Daily News profile last week of a North Philadelphia recovery center gives a good introduction to both how and why, under the leadership of Dr. Arthur C. Evans, commissioner of the city’s Department of Behavioral Health and … Continue reading

From West Philly to East Africa: A Student Group With a Fresh Take on Outreach
Community & Society / Science & Technology

From West Philly to East Africa: A Student Group With a Fresh Take on Outreach

On Jan. 21, people across the nation honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking time to serve others. The spirit of the day is observed year-round, however, by a Drexel student group whose volunteers work in clinics and schools in Philadelphia, and hospitals and health centers in Africa, giving people the skills and knowledge to overcome challenges … Continue reading

Beyond the vibrant debate, real participation in a push to end poverty in America
Community & Society / Health & Medicine

Beyond the vibrant debate, real participation in a push to end poverty in America

Expect sparks to fly in Washington tomorrow, when Newt Gingrich, who famously lobbed the term “food stamp president” as a criticism to President Obama last year, sits down at the table with outspoken left-leaning figures such as filmmaker Michael Moore and philosopher Dr. Cornel West, to debate issues of poverty in America. They’ll be participating in … Continue reading

Italy’s Election Brings Fears of Renewed Euro Turbulence
Business & Law

Italy’s Election Brings Fears of Renewed Euro Turbulence

Recent political developments in Italy have renewed fears of turbulence for the European Union and global financial markets.  With the collapse of Prime Minister Mario Monti’s technocrat government, Silvio Berlusconi has returned to the country’s political scene asking Italians to vote for him once again. As the country heads to elections on Feb. 24-25, many … Continue reading

A Uterus, Some Glitter, and a Message about Beauty
Arts & Culture

A Uterus, Some Glitter, and a Message about Beauty

Cancer of the uterus and ectopic pregnancy aren’t the typical subjects of works of art, but that didn’t stop Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist Wangechi Mutu from incorporating them into The Histology of the Different Tumors of the Uterus, her collection of collages based on early 20th century medical illustrations, which will be on display as part … Continue reading

Kate Middleton’s Maternity Fashion: What to Expect
Arts & Culture

Kate Middleton’s Maternity Fashion: What to Expect

With Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s due date now confirmed for July, Drexel’s expert on fashion trends past and present, Clare Sauro, weighed in with us about what to expect from Kate’s maternity wardrobe – and how we commoners can copy her look. Q: How will Kate’s maternity style differ from Princess Diana’s? A: Diana’s … Continue reading