Communications

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

IBC and Drexel Team Up to Apply Analytics to Health Care Delivery

via Philadelphia Business Journal

By collaborating on research, Drexel and Independence Blue Cross seek to improve the delivery of health care. This is an expansion of a partnership that began with a business analytics certificate program offered through LeBow.

Students Manage $1 Million of Drexel's Endowment

via Philadelphia Inquirer

Drexel has added $500,000 to the student-managed Dragon Fund. The students in this course and faculty adviser Danial Dorn now manage over $1 million of the University’s endowment.

Student Investors Stay Ahead of the Curve

via Institutional Investor

Students in Drexel LeBow’s Dragon Fund make up 11 of the top 100 managers in the All America Student Analyst Competition.

Leadership Lessons—Smarter Networking

via Pa. Conference for Women

Networking is most important when you seem to need it the least, says Alison Young, executive director of Drexel LeBow’s Institute for Strategic Leadership. She provides four tips for building an effective network.

The Skill Successful Workplace Teams Need

via Business News Daily

When working across disciplines, teammates face communication challenges. LeBow professor Christian Resick’s research reveals the traits that can help cross-functional members achieve their goals.

Newsmakers of the Week

via Jewish Exponent

Benjamin Lev, the head of Drexel LeBow’s decision sciences department, is noted for his publication in the premiere issue of Operations Research Perspectives. He co-authored the paper about minimizing transportation costs in ferrying products to a variety of different sites.

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting to get his job back

via The Washington Post

Employees of the Market Basket chain of supermarkets rally against the removal of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Daniel Korschun, fellow in the LeBow Center for Corporate Reputation Management attended the rally and comments on just how unusual the overwhelming support for a chief executive by rank and file employees is. He is also cited in coverage by the Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times.

Beale Surgeon Offers Rx for Life

via Marysville Appeal-Democrat

A mother’s wisdom, a classic underdog story and an adventurous life as an Air Force flight surgeon inspire a new book by Drexel College of Medicine and Sacramento MBA alum Dr. Clarence Lee Jr.

Danger! American Apparel, Lululemon impale

via CNN

As stock prices tumble at two apparel brands with controversial founders, CNN Money looks to research by LeBow professor Ralph Walkling, PhD to examine what the costs of the two men’s indiscretions truly are.

Lesson for Mobile Marketers: Persuade In-Store Shoppers to Travel Further Inside

via Domain-B

A study by a team of researchers that includes LeBow marketing professor Yanliu Huang indicates that mobile promotions, which encourage additional in-store travel, increase unplanned spending.