Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was the latest CEO to come out against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. Bezos joins a number […]
Month: January 2017
How Will Colleges Looking to Compete in DI Football Survive When the Media Dollars Dry Up?
Fueled by football revenue, schools in the Power 5 conferences (Pac-12, Big Ten, Atlantic Coast Conference, Southeastern Conference and the Big 12) are turning what seems like a blind eye to budgeting. As expenses exceed […]
Q+A: How Do Winter’s Mood Swings Affect Our Roads?
Sixty degrees on Thursday and snowing by the weekend, this seems to be the M.O. of our erratic winter this year. It’s a recipe for the sniffles, slush and poorly chosen outerwear, but it’s also […]
Q+A: A Fresh Look at ‘Roots’ After 40 Years
For eight nights in late January of 1977, more than tens of millions of people in the United States tuned in to watch a miniseries about the history of slavery in America adapted from Alex […]
Q+A: Why Are So Many Black Women Dying From Cervical Cancer?
Thanks to Pap tests and vaccinations, cervical cancer is highly preventable. “Essentially no woman should get cervical cancer,” according to Kymberlee Montgomery, DrNP, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions […]
Q+A: Can We Stop Both Urban Violence and Mass Shootings With a Public Health Approach?
Is the national focus on mass shootings minimizing the effects of exposure to gun violence in urban communities of color, where it’s most pervasive? Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public […]
5 Essential Tips for Developing Your Brand’s Packaging
Packaging for your product should be about practicality and originality, according to experts at Drexel University’s Close School of Entrepreneurship. The experts put together a list of tips for budding entrepreneurs to consider when designing […]
Snapshot: First Class of Vanguard Employees Completes Customized MBA Program
Thirty Vanguard employees can now add an MBA degree from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business to their professional achievements. They were the first to complete a customized MBA program that began in 2014. Vanguard […]
An App for Binge Eating Disorder and Bulimia
For the approximately 8 million Americans who suffer from binge eating disorder, help could be just a download away. Psychologists in Drexel’s Laboratory for Innovations in Health-Related Behavior Change are developing a new smartphone application […]