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Scott Knowles
City Life

Scott Gabriel Knowles Is on a Quest to Understand What the Pandemic Reveals About Americans

Scott Gabriel Knowles, the head of the history department at Drexel University and an expert on disasters, found himself in an intense public discussion with […]

City Life

Philly Colleges Plan to Return In-Person. Some Professors Aren’t So Sure.

As the fall draws nearer, we’re finally starting to learn how education amid pandemic might play out at universities. Back in the spring, when the […]

NextHealth PHL

This Philly-Made App Will Reward You for Social Distancing

If the photos and videos of tightly packed tourist destinations, beaches, or city blocks are any indication, social distancing is not the most popular practice. […]

City Life

Now Is the Time for Penn and Philly’s Other Big-Money Nonprofits to Pay PILOTs

When enjoying the classic card game of spades, most players wait until the very end of a round to play their most competitive hand. Those […]

City Life

Online Learning, Hybrid Classes and Virtual Reality: Philly Universities Prepare for a Risky Fall Semester

The high school seniors who saw their graduation ceremonies ripped away by COVID-19 this spring may now have to worry about their plans for the […]

drexel campus in philadelphia before the coronavirus hit campus, which is now closed, leading to a lawsuit
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Drexel Hit With Student Class-Action Suit Demanding Tuition Refunds

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Drexel Student Files Class-Action Lawsuit Over Coronavirus Campus Changes We were waiting for this to happen. And we have […]

NextHealth PHL

The Liacouras Center Hospital Probably Won’t Help COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals and emergency rooms across the country are becoming increasingly overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, forcing healthcare providers to think creatively about where and how they […]

Foobooz

Some of the World’s Biggest Names in Food Are Coming to the 2020 Philly Chef Conference

  Drexel University’s Department of Food & Hospitality has announced the list of participants for 2020’s Philly Chef Conference, and the event is shaping up […]

NextHealth PHL

Here’s What Health Professionals Can Learn From Instagram Influencers

Social media is becoming an increasingly powerful tool for sharing health-related messages, but not every post has what it takes to go viral. And on […]

NextHealth PHL

The Shortage of Black Male Doctors Is Medicine’s Real Emergency

When Sean Brown decided to pursue a career in medicine, he expected to be one of a few black men in medical school — he […]

NextHealth PHL

B.PHL Festival Highlights Innovation in Philadelphia’s Healthcare Industry

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding healthcare industry was a key topic of discussion during last week’s B.PHL Innovation Festival. A team of local titans in business, healthcare and science, including […]

City Life

Critics Say Richard Florida’s Ideas Helped Ruin American Cities. Can He Redeem Himself in Philly?

The subject was grim — poverty and the struggling middle class — but when Richard Florida took the stage at Drexel one evening this past […]

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Be Well Philly

Avocado Toast and Goldie Shakes Star in This Pregnant Yoga Instructor’s Diet

Who I am: Lindsay O’Brien (@lindsay.ob), 33 Where I live: Fairmount What I do: I work in Drexel University’s Office of Equality and Diversity as an equal opportunity […]

eat cafe closing drexel west philadelphia
Foobooz

Drexel to Close EAT Café, Philly’s First Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant

EAT Café, the not-for-profit restaurant on the Drexel campus, will close after two and a half years of serving pay-what-you-can meals to the community. The restaurant […]

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Foobooz

5 Takeaways From the 2019 Philly Chef Conference

This weekend, the Philly Chef Conference brought hospitality professionals from the city and around the world together for a few days of discussion, education, networking, and, of […]