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

Crisis Looms in Market for Mortgagesg

via New York Times

Dr. Mason on subprime loans.

New Century Stops Accepting Loan Applications

via CNN Money

Failed subprime loan company and Dr. Joe Mason's comments on this type of lending.

Subprime Damage

via Calculated Risk

Dr. Mason quoted in blog about the effects of subprime lending.

Housing Slump May Force Fed to Pare Annual U.S. Growth Estimate


Dr. Joe Mason on the effect of subprime mortgages.

Drexel's Work Study Mix


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.

Drexel's 53rd Business Leader of the Year

via The Evening Bulletin

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.

Local brand is top performer in emerging fund category

via Philadelphia Business Journal

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

LCOB's Camp Xchange

via Courier Post

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.

School district installs high-tech ID cards

via Philadelphia Business Journal

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