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
Start-Up!, a camp for high school students sponsored by Drexel's Laurence A. Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship in Technology, was featured on a KYW-AM (1060) newscast on June 23, 2006.
Dr. Frank Linnehan, associate dean for undergraduate programs and associate professor of management in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education on July 11, 2006 about a study he co-conducted with the National Commission for Cooperative Education and LeBow College Ph.D. candidate Christy Weer. The study found that the race and family income of prospective college applicants influence the advice that high-school guidance counselors give them.
A Baltimore Sun story about mutual funds in which Dr. Edward Nelling, associate professor of finance, was noted was syndicated and published on July 30, 2006 in the Chicago Tribune, Hartford Courant (Conn.) and Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.).
Connexus Technology, a company residing in the Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship in Technology was featured in an article about their new high technology ID cards that they designed for the Philadelphia School District
Local resident Phillip Bowen, a student at Northern Burlington High School, successfully completed Camp Xchange at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business.Bowen and 23 other participating students from the region tried their hand at buying and selling stocks in LeBow's electronic trading lab. The students also visited the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and Susquehanna International Group, one of the region's leading financial firms, to learn about the effects of breaking news on the stock market.
Dr. Ed Nelling, associate professor of finance and associate dean for graduate programs, was quote in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Sept. 15, 2006 about emerging funds. He explained the performance and value of a long-short fund and the need for wide portfolios managers to manage them
Alumnus Raj L. Gupta, ’72, a Drexel trustee and chairman, president and CEO of Rohm and Haas Co., was noted in The Evening Bulletin on December 1, 2006 on being honored as Drexel's 53rd Business Leader of the Year.
The school seeks career-driven students who are enthusiastic about a co-op education program, says Director of Undergraduate Programs Ian Sladen
If the idea of taking classes part of the year and working for the rest appeals to you, Drexel University's LeBow College of Business might be a perfect fit.
The university, located in Philadelphia, has put its own twist on the cooperative education program. Business majors attend classes throughout their freshman year. Then, for the rest of their time at Drexel, they switch back and forth between periods of full-time academic work and full-time employment.
Dr. Joe Mason on the effect of subprime mortgages.