AL DÍA recognized four local Latino leaders in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
El doctor Daniel V. Schidlow, decano de la Escuela de Medicina de Drexel University y especialista en enfermedades pulmonares, es uno de los latinos más prominentes de Filadelfia. Su exitosa carrera le llevó de Santiago de Chile a North Philly, pasando por el Bronx, y hoy reparte su tiempo entre pacientes, muchos de ellos inmigrantes, y su gran afición: cantar.
Dr. Daniel V. Schidlow, Dean of Drexel’s College of Medicine, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at Drexel University, and professor specialized in pediatric pulmonary disease, has had a rapidly evolving and ever-shifting career from its origin in Santiago de Chile to its tenures in the Bronx and in North Philadelphia. Between tending to young patients and their families, translating signs, or practicing for a recital, Daniel has barely been able to catch his breath the past five decades. Now, he takes a moment to sit down for AL DĺA to discuss his contributions as a leading Latino in the City.
The 6th edition of this annual festival dedicated to black and independent film will bring to Philadelphia more than 60 films made by black producers.
Pese a que todavía existen brechas en temas como el acceso a la educación y la equidad salarial, miles de latinas están liderando los índices de acceso a educación superior y creación de empresas. AL DÍA News reconocerá este 12 de abril seis experiencias exitosas.
Overcoming all odds, Latinas are progressing almost twice as fast as their male counterparts in their community. AL DÍA News will honor them.
Universities in Greater Philadelphia are reaching out to their faculty, staff and student populations in the wake of Trump's controversial travel ban on immigrants from seven Muslim countries, reports The Philadelphia Business Journal.
Microsoft has a plan to ignite economic development in Philadelphia and it involves opening a new outreach center in University City this summer.
Today, Drexel University was announced as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will help bring new materials and textiles to the marketplace.
Announced earlier this month, Philadelphia is one of eight winners of the national LRNG City Challenge.
Community health organization, Philadelphia FIGHT has hired a new administrator.
Fry comenzará su nuevo rol en octubre.
Fry will begin his role as chairman in October.
April is Sexual Assault Awarness Month and Drexel University launched a campaign to prevent and raise consciousness against sexual abuse of any kind on college campuses.
La universidad de Drexel celebra el Sexual Assault Awarness Month de la mano de una campaña para concienciar a sus estudiantes de la importancia de luchar contra el abuso sexual.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Congressman Robert A. Brady and Chaka Fattah, organizations like Esperanza and The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and law professors from Penn, Drexel, Villanova, Temple and Penn State showed their support for Obama’s immigration action.