Christian Resick, PhD, an associate professor in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business, explains how Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson is a interesting case study that exemplifies research he co-authored from 2017.
Philadelphia Region Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with World Innovators
Written by Drexel University President John Fry, this opinion piece focuses on how Philadelphia has emerged as a hotbed for entrepreneurship and innovation and the role universities play in creating this environment. Fry also makes […]
Philly’s Home Rule Charter is Good for Democracy
Written by Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, PhD, associate professor in Drexel University’s Kline School of Law. Abu El-Haj is a First Amendment scholar and writes about American Democracy. Each era of American politics has its […]
Triple Threat or Single Threat? How Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate Change Are Related
What do obesity, undernutrition and climate change have in common? They are all linked to one another according to a recent report released by the Lancet Commission. The report calls the connection between the three […]
3 Ways Philadelphia Can Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions While Fixing Its Traffic Problem
As Philadelphia tries to sort out its problem with traffic, now is the perfect time to consider how transportation policy can support the City’s goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions —according to environmental engineering […]
Q+A: The Double Burden of Obese Philadelphians Who Cut Meals
A new data brief released by the Urban Health Collaborative found that almost a quarter of Philadelphians who are obese reported skipping or downsizing a meal because they could not afford it. Philadelphia has the […]
What Happens to Your Body When You Overdose – and Other Questions on the Opioid Crisis
There were more than 63,000 drug overdose deaths in 2016, mostly related to opioids, according to the most recent national data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In Pennsylvania, the number […]
Media Watch: Could Design Decisions Plaguing Houston Also Cause Persistent Flooding in Parts of Philly?
Could Philadelphia one day experience catastrophic flooding like Houston’s? Franco Montalto, PhD, a professor in Drexel’s College of EngineeringMed who studies how cities can be better designed to withstand environmental challenges, including those associated with […]
Ted Corbin: Philly’s Next Health Hero?
Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, is changing the way hospitals in Philadelphia — and around the country — respond to victims of violence. In recognition of these efforts, Corbin […]
Snapshot: Drexel’s WELL Center Opens
With a reception at the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Drexel University’s Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science — the WELL Center — officially opened this month. The center’s trifold mission aims to develop, test and […]