Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about how to appropriately request a letter of recommendation.
Penn in the News
A study about social trends by Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design writes about the future of Philadelphia as an energy hub.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on financial literacy and decision-making.
Susan Ellenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about decisions to offer the drug favipiravir as an Ebola drug treatment.
A collaborative study including the Graduate School of Education’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy about the growing equity gap between low-income and affluent students is cited.
Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying the effect of self-affirmation on health advice.
The Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy in the Graduate School of Education is cited for a collaborative report on income inequality in higher education.
Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed on domestic violence.
Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying self-affirmation.
Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about researching how economic turmoil in Greece is linked to an increase in suicides in men and women there.
Cindy Connolly of the School of Nursing writes about how orphan children are treated.
Emily Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca.
David Thornburgh of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on President Obama’s statement on net neutrality and the F.C.C.
Meredith Tamminga of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses her work in understanding variations in language, specifically the way Philadelphians speak.
Vice President Tom Murphy of Information Technology is featured for his first 100 days at Penn.
Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why some Penn bioethicists are calling for a return to asylums for the mentally ill.
Michael Thase of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his concerns about evening light therapy and seasonal affective disorder.
William Whitaker of the School of Design speaks of Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn saying, “He was a master of natural light and creating pace for natural light in his buildings.”