Rita Powell of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the increased popularity of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
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John Lapinksi of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Americans being surveyed on their knowledge of Ebola and how it is contracted.
Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School writes about Big Billion day and e-commerce in India.
The founder of World Café live is interviewed.
Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education write about minority-serving institutions outside of the United States.
Tips about successful giving from Adam Grant of the Wharton School are highlighted.
James Pawelski of the School or Arts & Sciences suggests how to experience more on a museum visit by slowing your pace and viewing art for longer periods of time.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about his psychodrama founder and his father, J.L. Moreno.
Law School student Paul Courtney talks about his decision to enroll in law school during a lackluster job market.
Christopher Yoo of the Law School says, “We have breached what used to be an inviolable wall.”
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the general public’s belief that obesity is “a moral failing, and that they can’t push away from the table.”
Students Joseph Hwang and Eric Fiore are featured for helping to create a new sunglasses brand, Barring Eyewear.
The Wharton School’s Jonathan Kolstad and Robert Town, along with Tom Baker of the Law School are highlighted as the co-founders of Picwell, a start-up company that helps people compare their health insurance options.
Ronald Harty of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on a dog that came in contact with an Ebola-infected health-care worker in Madrid.
Leo Katz of the Law School is mentioned for his teaching style and students comment on the new television series How to Get Away With Murder.
Anita L. Allen of the Law School comments on a case of government agents stealing identities to conduct investigations.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on a study of astronauts’ sleep and mental health on the way to Mars.
Justin E. Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the negative effects insurance companies have on clinical studies.
Audio: David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed on his study to improve how people talk to themselves.
Dick Polman of the School of Arts and Sciences is the author of this article on recent advances in marriage equality.