Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted about Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Field of Dreams luncheon.
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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.
Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cognitive decline” after surgery.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses why so few black men earn STEM degrees.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his comments about black students facing adversity in the classroom.
Ryan Charles Hynd of the School of Arts & Sciences is profiled about his journey as a black man in the STEM field.
Billionaire undergraduate alumni are featured.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his thoughts about the effectiveness of team games for employees.
A political survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center is highlighted.
Andrew Rappe of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his collaborative research on the performance of ferroelectric materials.
Richard Shell of the Wharton School shares his suggestions for how to define success on an individual basis.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have reconstructed the oldest known human genome.
The Law School’s Quattrone Center and its executive director, John Hollway, are cited as a resource for Montgomery County’s district attorney to conduct a review of a prosecution and what changes can be implemented to prevent further mistakes.
Beth Wenger of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “To have a woman lead a seminary and lead a movement is still, even in this age, a marker.”
Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on a shift in parents’ attitudes towards children’s exposure to violence and sex in movies.
A Museum partnership with the School District of Philadelphia is featured.
Anthropologist Katherine Moore of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “You’ve heard the term ‘follow the money?’ In archeology, we follow the obsidian.”
Graduate student Manuel Spitschan and David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences and Geoffrey Aguirre of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching the biological effects of blue light.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “At the end of the day, the only way to measure if you’ve made a meaningful difference is talking to the people you’re trying to help.”
Penn’s Ebola plan is discussed, and President Amy Gutmann is quoted.