Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on CEO candidates being job creators.
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The latest book, Bad Faith, by Paul Offit of the Perelman School of Medicine is reviewed.
Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about levels of sensitivity.
A 2013 Center for the Advanced Study of India visiting fellow, Avijit Ghosh, recounts his time researching at the Penn Libraries’ South Asia Collection. Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences and Pushkar Sohoni of the Libraries are mentioned.
A collaborative research paper from the Wharton School reveals what type of food is available on grocery shelves across the country.
The College of Liberal and Professional Studies in the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for partnering with the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute to allow graduate students to work in the Institute’s laboratories to develop treatments for hepatitis B and liver cancer.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on his previous estimates about teacher attrition.
Joan Gluch of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about fluoride levels in tap water.
Senior Shadrack Frimpong of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured as one of the 2015 recipients of a President’s Engagement Prize and for his plans to open a community clinic and girls’ school in Ghana.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “There’s a long memory of historical injustice – going back to slave patrols, to police officers enforcing racial segregation and arresting nonviolent protestors, and the commonplace tension, conflict, and harassment directed at African-Americans by law enforcement officials.”
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about how different the experiences are for African-Americans and whites when encountering the police.
Doctoral student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about online privacy in regards to the Apple Watch.
Dean Ted Ruger of the Law School recalls his experiences with a former classmate and now U.S. senator, Ted Cruz.
Dean Joan Hendricks of the School of Veterinary Medicine talks about the newly renovated Ryan Veterinary Hospital lobby.
Michael Useem, Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School write about lessons to be learned from the earthquake in Nepal.
Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study on the idea of compassionate love culture.
Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about brain development of teenagers on their way to college.
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for studying graduating students’ plans to have children.
CASI Spring Visiting Fellow Prashant Jha is interviewed about the Nepal earthquake.
Xu Han of the Wharton School is quoted about the expansion of the Wanda Group.