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Philadelphia Business Journal
“These young academics are accomplished beyond their years
Alexander Diaz-Lopez, PhD (Mathematics and Statistics)

“Historians Are Calling Out Trump Online Whenever He Misreads the Past
Jason Steinhauer (Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest)

CBS3 Philadelphia
“‘Pay or Die’: Hitman Email Scam Shocking The Most Seasoned Police Investigators
Lillian Cassel, PhD (Computing Sciences)

Smithsonian Magazine
“Two Centuries Ago, Pennsylvania Almost Razed Independence Hall to Make Way for Private Development
Whitney Martinko, PhD (History)

“Incarceration can launch stubborn cycle of homelessness, Villanova researcher finds”
Brianna Remster, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Catholic Philly
“Advent: Liturgical season with two parts and tools to help
Also featured in Crux Now and Catholic News Service
Timothy Brunk, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

Christian Century
“Crisis and opportunity in the American Catholic Church
Massimo Faggioli, PhD, (Theology and Religious Studies)

U.S. News & World Report
The House Tax Bill Would Decimate Graduate Education
Amanda Grannas, PhD (Chemistry)

“A country divided, but does that mean civil war?
Judy Geisberg, PhD (History)

Fast Company
“Five Ways To Get More Respect At Work
Christian Thoroughgood, PhD (Psychological and Brian Sciences)

Broadway World
“Nilaja Sun, Chris Canaan, James Ijames, and More Tapped for PlayPenn Education Series
James Ijames (Theatre)

“How schools try to help Philly’s thousands of homeless students
Stacey Havlik, PhD (Education and Counseling)

National Catholic Reporter
“Francis creates new department of Secretariat of State to handle Vatican’s global ambassadors
Massimo Faggioli, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

Hindustan Times
“New species of gecko discovered in Andhra Pradesh after 5-year study
Aaron Bauer, PhD (Biology)

“How to study smarter
Thomas Toppino, PhD (Psychological and Brain Sciences)

Philadelphia Inquirer
“Defining who is ‘American’ by the language they speak
Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD (Communication)

Twitter Email Pew Report: Philly’s poor have been stuck in the inner city, separated from suburban job growth
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Christian Post
Trump State Dept. Misses Key Religious Freedom Deadline; USCIRF Voice Concern
Daniel Mark, PhD (Political Science)

National Geographic
New Earth-Size Planet Found Around Nearby Star
Edward Guinan, PhD (Astronomy and Astrophysics)

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?
August Tarrier, PhD (English)

Vegas Officials Forge Ahead With Raiders’ Plans Despite GOP Plans To Eliminate Subsidy For Stadiums
Rick Eckstein, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

The Christian Science Monitor
Race and the beauty counter: What a greater selection of hues says about culture
Shauna MacDonald, PhD (Communication)


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