Media Mentions

LeBow College of Business faculty are highly sought after experts in their fields of study and often contacted by the media to comment on business-related issues in the news. Topics typically include the economy, corporate governance and finance. Below is a sampling of media placements. 

LeBow in the News

March 25, 2014 The Wall Street Journal

LeBow’s Eli Fich, PhD, associate professor of finance, spoke to the Wall Street Journal about Symantec’s board amid the criticism surrounding its firing of its CEO last week. Fich says the average age of its members is “substantially higher” than other tech companies.

The WSJ reports: “Symantec last week fired Chief Executive Steve Bennett, less than two years after ousting his predecessor, who had himself spent only about three years on the job. The stock fell about 12 percent, suggesting the market thinks shuffling CEOs again may not solve Symantec’s problems.”

February 3, 2014 Pa. Conference for Women

There are three simple rules to great leadership, says Alison Young, executive director of Drexel LeBow’s Institute for Strategic Leadership: personal connections and relationships matter, set an example for your team and your partners, and do the hard things first.

December 18, 2013 Wallet Hub

Shawkat Hammoudeh, professor of economics and international business at Drexel LeBow and associate editor of Energy Economics, says “The shale natural gas revolution is real and a game-changer for the country’s energy cost. It has been felt at both the firm and household levels.”

November 30, 2013 The Philadelphia Inquirer

Inga Saffron, architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, praised Gerri C. LeBow Hall for conjuring “real architecture out of space and light.”

November 20, 2013 Channel One News

This broadcast news story features Drexel LeBow sophomore Christopher Gray, his app Scholly and his cover story in Drexel LeBow’s fall issue of Market Street magazine!

November 18, 2013

David Becher, Ph.D., says he was surprised by the government’s decision to move to block a merger between American Airlines and US Airways, because they don’t have that much overlap. “The Justice Department, however, is looking at anti-competitive concerns using a broader measure than just route overlap. Apparently, USAir’s CEO has made a number of statements in e-mails concerning the ability of the combined carrier to alter pricing and other issues.”

October 9, 2013 Philly.Curbed.Com

LeBow College of Business was mentioned in an article for the completion of Gerri C. LeBow Hall.

October 3, 2013 The Philadelphia Inquirer

The article shared the news of the opening of Gerri C. LeBow Hall and the events surrounding the festivities

October 3, 2013 Philadelphia Business Journal

Drexel LeBow’s new School of Economics was mentioned in the article about the new building opening.

October 3, 2013 Philadelphia Business Journal

Drexel LeBow’s new School of Economics was mentioned in the article about the new building opening.