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The New York Times
Schools' discipline for girls differs by race and hue
Lance Hannon, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Philly.com
The things police lapel cameras can't show
Gordon Coonfield, PhD (Communication)

Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova class is like episodes of 'CSI'
Marta Guron, PhD (Chemistry) and Amanda Norbutus, PhD (Chemistry)

KYW-TV-Online
Local History professor discusses origins of Christmas stocking
Christopher Haas, PhD (History)

Associated Press
Acclaimed Egyptian novelist Ashour dies at 68
Barbara Romaine, PhD (Global Interdisciplinary Studies)

Take Part
Fake or real? The best Christmas tree choice for the environment might surprise you
Samantha Chapman, PhD (Biology) and Adam Langley (Biology)

Boston Globe
In defense of Boston's Widow Bixby
Judith Giesberg, PhD (History)

Philly.com
Liberal or conservative, goal of World Meeting of Families is unity
Kevin Hughes, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

Variety
'Good Morning America', 'Today' borrow tricks from Nik Wallenda
Gordon Coonfield, PhD (Communication)

Today Show (NBC)
Put down the phone! How to break your kids free of technology on Thanksgiving
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

Associated Press
Every city with hipsters wants to be a Brooklyn
Alexander Varias, PhD (History)

GameSpot.com
Call of Duty and other action games make better learners, study finds
Villanova University Researchers

The Pulse (WHYY)
Villanova University unveils interactive CAVE classroom
Frank Klassner, PhD (Computer Science)

Forbes
Three mind-blowing things the comet lander will investigate regarding life in the universe
Ed Guinan, PhD (Astrophysics and Planetary Science)

The Washington Post
When whites are guilty of colorism
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology) and Lance Hannon, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Philly.com
Villanova professor to speak about stereotypes
Kelly Welch, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Associated Press
Every city with hipsters wants to be a Brooklyn
Alexander Varias, PhD (History)

Philadelphia Inquirer
Cuffing Season, for serious coupling
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

Tech Page One
Data monitors help endangered species
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

Public Radio Exchange
Fogs of War: The Many Lives of Chemical Weapons
Jeffrey Johnson, PhD (History)

Al Jazeera America
Tuesday's election wave buoys, scuttles presidential dreams
Matthew Kerbel, PhD (Political Science)

Christian Science Monitor
Berkeley passes first-in-the-nation soda tax. Will other cities follow?
Brett Wilmot, PhD (Ethics)

WPVI-TV
Villanova University's new multimedia complex

Big Think
Is fear motivating our love of "practical" college majors?
Mark Shiffman, PhD (Classical Studies)

Christian Science Monitor
Uber protests take new twist: Its own drivers are mad now
Peter Zaleski, PhD (Economics)

FiveThirtyEight
So what if these aren't the two best teams in baseball?
Jesse Frey, PhD (Mathematics and Statistics)

Christian Science Monitor
First HBO, then CBS offer streaming. Is this the end of the cable bundle?
Leonard Shyles, PhD (Communication)

Time
The ethics of wearing an Ebola costume for Halloween
Kathryn Soltis, PhD (Ethics)

Christian Science Monitor
Mark Zuckerberg, wife donate $25 million to fight Ebola: How much can it help?
Robert Leggiadro, MD (Biology)

Campus Technology
15 Colleges revamping Computer Science programs to appeal to women and minorities
Lillian Cassel, PhD (Computer Sciences)

NewsWorks (WHYY Radio)
Fear and anxiety spreading more quickly than Ebola virus
Derek Arnold, MA (Communication)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Darker-skinned African-American students suspended more frequently
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Main Line Media News
Study by Villanova, Rutgers professors shows video games may actually reduce violence
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

KYW-TV
Step inside virtual worlds at Villanova University's CAVE facility
Frank Klassner, PhD (Computer Science)

The Huffington Post
Suicide, unemployment increasingly linked, paper suggests
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology) and Lance Hannon, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Financial Times
Vatican to re-examine views on family as Pope presses reform
Gerald Beyer, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

WPVI-TV
Joseph Clancy's local ties 
David Barrett, PhD (Political Science)

The Washington Post
Why do negative political fundraising appeals actually work?
Gordon Coonfield, PhD (Communication)

KHTS-AM
COC, Villanova Officials Reform Statistics Education for TANGO
Michael Posner, PhD (Mathematics and Statistics)

The Christian Science Monitor
Bill Simmons suspended: brazen, profanity-laced rant forced ESPN's hand
Derek Arnold, MA (Communication)

The Washington Post
Ukraine and ISIS are not justifications of a 'clash of civilizations'
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

The New York Times
On the Cusp of Climate Change
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

Gamestop
Violent Video Games Don't Lead to Increases in Violent Crimes, Study Finds
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

Main Line News and Media
PHOTOS: 17th Century Villanova University artwork undergoes X-ray examination
Anthony Lagalante, PhD (Chemistry)

IT World
Look who's innovating: Japan continues to blaze trails but with a lower profile 
A. Maria Toyoda, PhD (Political Science)

Wisconsin Public Radio 
Two-Takes on Paul Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan 
Catherine Wilson, PhD (Public Administration)

6abc Action News
Malaysian Airlines Disaster
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

CBS Philly 
Villanova University Project Turns Google Glass Into 'Backup Brain' 
Thomas Way, PhD (Computing Sciences)

Variety
Madison Avenue Tries Longer Ads To Thwart Shorter Attention Spans
Thomas Ksiazek, PhD (Communication) 

Moscow Times
Russia's Propaganda War Will Backfire 
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science) 

US News & World Report
A Guide to Tipping Apps
Thomas Way, PhD (Computing Sciences)

The Washington Post
Does high school stress have to be a bad thing?
Jerusha Conner, PhD (Education and Counseling)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova U. Professor's Research Into Familiar Songbirds Yields Surprising Results
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

CNN Money
Pope Francis challenges the free market
Gerald Beyer, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)


 

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