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Experts: CEO of GE Justified in Cautioning Against U.S. Protectionism


General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt recently said “protectionism makes the U.S. look weak not strong,” in a speech recently delivered at Georgetown University, openly disagreeing with many of President Donald Trump’s policies. He continued to say...
8-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Trump Order Puts Lyft and Uber at Odds, Professors Weigh In on What’s at Stake for Brands


A poll asked a panel of business school professors to grade Lyft and Uber on their reactions to Donald Trump’s executive order barring visitors and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Lyft was quick to oppose the ban and donated $1...
31-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

As Neighborhood Status Falls, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Black Residents Spikes

The lower a neighborhood’s socioeconomic status is, the more likely its black residents are to develop heart disease and stroke, according to a new Drexel University-led public health study.
9-Jan-2017 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Panel of Professors Gives UBER a Grade of ‘C’ for ‘Self-Serving’ Endorsement of Nevada Assemblyman

Drexel University’s Institute for Strategic Leadership and the American Marketing Association administered a Real Time Expert Poll © asking a panel of business professors to grade Uber on its move to support the re-election of republican...
2-Nov-2016 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drexel Women’s Care Center Improving Female Genital Cutting-Related Health Services for Women and Girls in Philadelphia

With a rapidly growing immigrant population, Philadelphia ranks seventh among major U.S. cities with the highest prevalence — up to 16,500 — of women and girls impacted by female genital cutting (FGC).
21-Oct-2016 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Breakthrough in Our Understanding of How Things Deform


Every material can bend and break. Through nearly a century’s worth of research, scientists have had a pretty good understanding of how and why. But, according to new findings from Drexel University materials science and engineering researchers,...
21-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: African-American Organ Transplant Recipients at Risk for Skin Cancer

Nonwhite transplant recipients, who are at lower risk for developing skin cancer than their white counterparts, should still receive routine, total-body skin examinations, according to new patient data.
19-Sep-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Weight Loss Technologies Train the Brain to Resist Temptation

Can a computer game train your brain to resist sweets? Researchers at Drexel University are launching two studies to find out.
14-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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