Noam Cohen of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for studying sweet and bitter taste receptors.
Penn in the News
Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is mentioned as the executive director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education.
Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his new book, In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an article about the usefulness of mammograms.
Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is quoted.
A special exhibit dedicated to Beatles memorabilia is hosted by the Penn Libraries.
Deborah Driscoll of the Perelman School of Medicine shares her comments on a test that analyzes fetal DNA.
Mitch Fraas of the University Libraries is featured for researching “rocket cats.”
H. Branch Coslett of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for discussing the issue of head injuries in football.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses President Obama’s new initiative “My Brother’s Keeper.”
Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine shares her comments on a study on the power of preventive ovarian surgery.
Patricia Rose of Career Services advises students to include information on their profiles that might impress potential employers.
The Wharton School’s Olivia Mitchell suggests thinking bigger in terms of how workers might want to spend their retirement years.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about “trickle-down urbanism” in Detroit.
Research on river rocks by Douglas Jerolmack of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured.
Undergraduate Taha Tariq of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for being inspired by Kelly Writers’ House’s Al Filreis and his online poetry class to apply to Penn.
Air Force veteran Jonathan Wood is featured for the path he took to becoming a student in the Perelman School of Medicine. Emma Meagher of the Perelman admissions office is quoted.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his interview with the Detroit Free Press and his book The Origins of the Urban Crisis.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is interviewed.