Nine years ago this month, thousands of people gathered at Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to play Tetris on the LED array on the 29-story Cira Centre skyscraper more than […]
el Maxcy, PhD, professor in the LeBow College of Business, helps break down the historic collective bargaining agreement for minor league baseball.
A number of Drexel University researchers helped the public better understand what happened and the city’s response during the week – shedding light on health risks associated with the chemical that leaked from a latex plant in Bucks County into a tributary of the Delaware; Philadelphia’s water testing and treatment process; and the city’s emergency response procedures.
Rare crowdsurfing at Dennis Novack Experience performance
LeBow College of Business Associate Clinical Professor Boryana Dimitrova, PhD, shared insight with the Drexel News Blog on Super Bowl marketing trends.
A number of cities across the country have been using regular testing of sewage to spot genetic signs of COVID-19 and other diseases. The process, called wastewater surveillance, gives municipalities an edge in responding to […]
Two planes missed colliding on the runway at New York’s JFK Airport by about 1,000 feet last week. With hundreds of flights arriving and departing the airport each day, even the smallest miscommunication or misunderstanding […]
As the United States approaches nearly 100 million COVID-19 cases and the convergence of a widely reported “tripledemic” of COVID-19, the flu, and Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), this holiday season, policymakers should support paid sick leave policies to prevent the spread of infectious disease, say researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health in a recently published paper in the journal Health Affairs.
What lessons have researchers learned about what makes someone more vulnerable to more severe COVID-19 if they become infected, and how can this improve care for patients with the disease? Some answers may be found in a study published in The Lancet’s eBioMedicine that offers some important insights into characteristics that are linked with more severe COVID cases, as well as those suffering from post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, commonly termed “long COVID.”
Written by Mathy Vathanaraj Stanislaus, JD, Drexel vice provost and inaugural executive director of The Environmental Collaboratory. Stanislaus served for eight years as administrator for the EPA’s Office of Land & Emergency Management during the […]