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The New York Times
A chickadee mating zone moves north
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
What chickadees can tell us about climate
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

The Washington Post
CIA-Senate rift bares institutional failings
David Barrett, PhD (Political Science)

The Pulse (WHYY-FM)
Villanova scientists predict oil sands' impact on peat, climate change
Kelman Wieder, PhD (Biology) and Melanie Vile, PhD (Biology)

The Tampa Tribune
Sports venue costs can scalp taxpayers
Rick Eckstein, PhD (Sociology)

The New Yorker
In Sochi, the Mark of a Russian Vodka Oligarch
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

The Christian Science Monitor
Jimmy Fallon takes over 'Tonight Show': Will viewers show patience?
Leonard Shyles, PhD (Communication)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philly a hotbed for academic study of sports
Rick Eckstein, PhD (Sociology)

The Christian Science Monitor
Gender pay gap: GM defends compensation package for CEO Mary Barra
Katina Sawyer, PhD (Psychology)

America Magazine
Room at the Table: Hearing all sides on the future of Catholic education
Rodger Van Allen, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Promise Zone designation brings hope in West Phila.
Craig Wheeland, PhD (Political Science)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova adding robotic camera to its virtual reality technology
Frank Klassner, PhD (Computing Sciences)

US News & World Report
Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

The Christian Science Monitor
Culture wars: Holiday struggle over public spaces very much alive
Brett Wilmot, PhD (Ethics)

CNN
The C.S Lewis you never knew
Michael Tomko, PhD (Humanities)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
With JFK's death, television came of age
Leonard Shyles, PhD (Communication)

US News & World Report
Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Tripled Since 1985, Study Finds
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

Associated Press
JFK Holds Complex Place in Black History
David Barrett, PhD (Political Science)

CBS Philadelphia
Artists And Scientists Help To Restore a 17th Century Italian Painting

The Christian Science Monitor
Los Angeles schools' plan for non-English speakers: Segregation or solution?
Edward Fierros, PhD (Education)

The Christian Science Monitor
$1 billion iPad giveaway at L.A. schools: Bad idea or poor execution? 
Jerusha Connor, PhD (Education)  

The Christian Science Monitor
Is California going too far to protect celebrity kids from paparazzi?
Gordon Coonfield, PhD (Communication)

BewsWorks (WHYY)
With friends and lovers in our lives, Jane Austen will always speak to us
Colleen Sheehan, PhD (English)

CBS Philly
September 22nd Marks The Autumn Equinox
Ed Guinan, PhD (Astronony and Astrophysics)

The Christian Science Monitor
Hollywood's "disappointing" summer sets box office record
Hezekiah Lewis, Asst. Professor (Film Studies)

Digital Journal
Why Philadelphia schools will close their door forever
Jerusha O. Conner, PhD (Education)

Bankrate
How to stay on top in the career game
Katina Sawyer, PhD (Psychology)

The Huffington Post
How To Focus: 4 Proven Tricks To Improve Concentration and Boost Productivity
Charles Folk, PhD (Cognitive Science)

The Christian Science Monitor
Miley Cyrus, twerking and the "sexual hasing" of American pop stars
Gordon Coonfield, PhD (Media Studies)

CBS Philly
Nova Scholar Weighs In On Trouble in Middle East
Catherine Warrick,  PhD (Political Science)

CBS Philly
"Time in a Bottle, A Tribute to Jim Croce" Coming to the Upper Dary Performing Arts Center
Jim Croce, (Psychology alum)

Broadway World
Film Production Class for Teens, MyFi, to Kick Off in Media
Hezekiah Lewis, PhD (Communication)

The New York Times
Boycotting Vodka Won't Help Russia's Gays
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

US News & World Report
The Right Man at the Right Time
Victor Li, PhD (Economics)

The Morning Call
Online fundraising effort aids suspended Gllberton police chief
Catherine Wilson, PhD (Political Science)

Fox News
Seabiscuit 2? World's largest horse registry forced to include cloned horses
Angela DiBenedetto, PhD (Biology)

Associated Press
Free flow of racy content a headache for parents
Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD (Communication)

The Christian Science Monitor
How to revamp NYPD's 'stop and frisk' policy?  That's the hard part.
Kelly Welch, Ph.D. (Sociology)

The Atlantic
How Romantic Jealousy Changes Us
Erica Slotter, Ph.D (Psychology)

Voice of America
Is NSA Leaker Edward Snowden a Traitor?
David Barrett Ph.D (Political Science)

The Christian Science Monitor
Washington Post sale a sign respected brands will matter, even online
Derek Arnold, Ph.D. (Commuication)

Talk Philly
National Constitution Center's "1968" Exhibit
Susan Mackey-Kallis, Ph.D (Communication)

The Dallas Morning News
Black, Hispanic communities treasure image of JFK

David Barrett, PhD (Political Science)

Fayetteville Observer

Movies, TV and video games: Violence on the screen
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

TakePart
Bankrupt in Philadelphia: Could This Happen To Your School District?
Jerusha O. Conner, PhD (Education) 

Washington Post
NSA secrets revealed--in 1960
David Barrett, PhD (Political Science)



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