A new study by Gary Smith, professor of population biology and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, used epidemiological modeling methods to determine the proportion of schizophrenia cases that may be attributable to T. gondii infection. The work suggests that about one-fifth of cases may involve the parasite.
University of Pennsylvania field hockey player Emily Corcoran was one of 38 seniors across the country selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I Senior Game, to take place on Saturday Nov. 22 at the University of Maryland.
For students in University of Pennsylvania Open Learning courses, the online education provided in the global classroom doesn’t end when the courses do. “Growing Old Around the Globe” from Penn’s School of Nursing is a shining example of the college-level continuing education that can be found in Penn’s free massive open online courses.
The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.
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Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses low home ownership rates.
Theodore Ruger of the Law School comments on the Supreme Court weighing an appeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education talks about statewide ACT and SAT testing and says, “We need to think carefully about what is the right test and if we need more than one.”
Patricia Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for volunteering to help treat Ebola.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of changes to a federal loan program on historically black colleges and universities.