Communications Resources

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

Northeast Corridor starving for investment after fatal Amtrak accident

via Philadelphia Business Journal

Vibhas Madan, director of LeBow’s School of Economics, comments on the delays in funding and implementing rail safety measures after the tragic Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.

All-America Student Analyst Competition: Short Alpha

via Institutional Investor

Joshua Kohler ’15, a former Dragon Fund analyst, took first in the “Short Alpha” category of the 2015 Institutional Investor Student Analyst Competition.

Student Analysts Win Big on Oil and Gas Plays

via Institutional Investor

Drexel LeBow undergraduate Spiro Nanakos placed second out of over 2,000 competitors in the annual Institutional Investor Student Analyst Competition.

For Blue Bell, a Drastic Move to Recall Ice Cream as Listeria Findings Rose

via New York Times

LeBow marketing professor and Center for Corporate Reputation Management fellow, Daniel Korschun is quoted in a story about the recall of all Blue Bell ice cream due to listeria contamination.

Lenfest honored as Business Leader of the Year


H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest, owner of the Inquirer, Daily News and, was honored Monday as the 61st Business Leader of the Year by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.

Philly roots helping brands grow all over

via Philadelphia Business Journal

LeBow marketing professor Daniel Korschun comments on the Philadelphia brand in an article about local companies which are growing beyond the region.

What Makes People Collect Things?

via Insights by Stanford Business

Research by Drexel LeBow’s Yanliu Huang challenges assumptions about what drives collectors and suggests that the activity may not always be fully intentional.

Biz honors for DN's publisher


Gerry Lenfest, philanthropist and publisher of the Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer and, has been named the Business Leader of the Year by Drexel LeBow.

Luring Working Executives to M.B.A. Programs

via New York Times

Drexel LeBow’s marketing efforts in support of the executive MBA program are noted in a piece about the growth of such programs for experienced, career-oriented students.

"Big Leagues": Democratic National Convention a Boon to Philly's Stature, But Money Impact Likely Mixed


Mark Stehr, assistant director of the School of Economics, is quoted in an NBC 10 article about the impact of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.