What TV Doesn’t Show You about Being a Lawyer
Business & Law

What TV Doesn’t Show You about Being a Lawyer

If you’re a fan of legal dramas like CBS’s “The Good Wife,” then you’re familiar with the flashy side of the legal profession, with trial lawyers striding around the courtroom, engaging in rapid-fire questioning and making moving speeches. But there’s another side to the legal profession that represents one of the most challenging – although … Continue reading

Improving Hospitality Services for the Disabled, One Project at a Time
Business & Law

Improving Hospitality Services for the Disabled, One Project at a Time

As a former leader in the hospitality industry, Alex Cohen, a second-year marketing PhD candidate in the LeBow College of Business, knows that Philadelphia is a popular tourist destination. Almost every entertainment possibility is covered: hotels, retail and shopping, museums, historical spaces, parks, restaurants, sports arenas and more. But as someone diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a … Continue reading

Proven Skills for Effective Leaders
Business & Law / Community & Society

Proven Skills for Effective Leaders

By Jonathan Ziegert Imagine that you are at a hospital seeking treatment for a serious ailment, and your doctor makes a diagnosis based on gut feeling, tangential experiences and information gleaned from vendors’ promotional materials. Surely you would prefer your doctor to instead make a diagnosis based on up-to-date independent research, clinical trials and information … Continue reading

Self-Employed Small Biz Owners Can Help Reduce $345 Billion Tax Gap
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Self-Employed Small Biz Owners Can Help Reduce $345 Billion Tax Gap

About $345 billion in owed taxes goes unpaid each year, according to the IRS. A large part of this shortfall, about 68 percent of it, can be attributed to self-employed small business owners, who are less compliant than wage-earning employees in reporting and paying their taxes. The self-employed small business owners don’t draw wages from … Continue reading

Comcast + Time Warner Cable: What a Merger Could Mean For Your TV, Internet and Wallet
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Comcast + Time Warner Cable: What a Merger Could Mean For Your TV, Internet and Wallet

Comcast’s $45.2 billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable would merge the nation’s top two cable providers into a media leviathan.  Over the next year, the Federal Communications Commission will have to sort out whether or not the megamerger is legal –in the meantime, two Drexel professors of media management break down what it could mean … Continue reading

The Trick to Being App-y With Haircuts
Business & Law

The Trick to Being App-y With Haircuts

After two years and trips to 15 different barbershops and stylists, senior entrepreneurship student Skyler Logsdon has finally created what Philadelphia magazine hails as the “Hair App of the Future.” MyKlipsPics, which Drexel University LeBow College of Business senior officially launched Feb. 14, is a mobile app that allows users to improve their experience at … Continue reading

The Battle Over Reproductive Rights
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The Battle Over Reproductive Rights

On the eve of the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on abortion, constitutional law and gender issues expert David S. Cohen joined MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” show for a discussion about the embattled issue of reproductive rights. Time for Offensive in Fight Over Choice? In the first segment, Cohen, along … Continue reading

Put Undergraduates to Work, for Their Own Good
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Put Undergraduates to Work, for Their Own Good

By John A. Fry Despite an improving economy, eager and talented new college graduates are still encountering significant difficulty in securing jobs. The fallout has landed squarely on colleges. Parents are demanding higher returns for the significant investment in their children’s education, and the government is backing them by increasing its efforts to collect and … Continue reading