Spotted last night during The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: That’s Dr. Mariana Chilton of Drexel’s School of Public Health. Chilton’s appearance on The Daily Show this week was in a clip from A Place […]
Month: February 2013
The Magic Behind Movie Making: A Drexel Professor’s Role in “Silver Linings Playbook”
The final word on the year’s best movies is annually handed down by the Academy of Motion Pictures in the form of little, gold “Oscar” statuettes. And while the stars are still the most recognizable part of these […]
Building an Autism-Friendly Space: A Tour of the Drexel Autism Institute’s Future Home
“We’re going to need an autism-friendly building.” Dr. Jennifer Plumb, a clinical social worker, made this comment mid-way through a tour of the future home of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute on Market Street in […]
Learning from Sandy: Is Philadelphia Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster?
The past 10 years were the costliest in U.S. history with regard to natural disasters. Hurricane Sandy left 131 Americans dead, more than 6 million without power and $50 billion worth of damages, making it […]
The Failure of Rape Law Reform
Debates about the term “legitimate rape” and whether or not a woman’s body can prevent rape have permeated media coverage in recent months, shedding light on the fact that views about sexual assault victims continue […]
What Does it Mean to be Black?
As symbolized by the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on Martin Luther King Jr. day, many consider America to have entered an era of racial reconciliation. But in this so-called “post-racial” society, what does […]