Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for their work with topological insulators.
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Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine encourages healthy school lunches for students and says, “Adopting and maintaining … healthier habits is challenging, and new strategies are needed.”
Kathryn Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about helping create an app called Share The Journey, one of the first of its kind that measures womens’ experiences after breast cancer.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine joins a discussion about an outbreak of bird flu.
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s inaugural Hero of Philadelphia Award on behalf of President Amy Gutmann at a spring Commendation Ceremony at which Jonathan Moore and Jessica Scott of DPS were among those honored for their service.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about encouraging better security practices rather than focusing on data sharing.
The annual Public Policy Challenge hosted by the Fels Institute of Government is mentioned.
Martha Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed detailing the risks associated with “productivity pills,” such as Adderall.
Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine examines obesity in America.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about the outlook for U.S. stocks and the economy.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department.
Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As the distinctions between advertising the news operations continue to blur, we can expect more of these controversies in the future.”
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for conducting a study about the effects of writing and hand delivering thank-you notes to people.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School reviews the two different effects on a relationship when women make more than their partners.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Hillary Clinton’s strategy as a female presidential candidate.
Robert Inman of the Wharton School shares his views on what the next mayor of Philadelphia should focus on in terms of the city’s economy.
Robert Vonderheide of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about new immune therapies resulting in breakthrough outcomes for cancer patients.
Referring to the phrase “everyday American,” Alvin Felzenberg of the Annenberg School for Communication asks a key question with any term, “Are you or are you not separating yourself from the group?”
P.J. Brennan of the Perelman School of Medicine it quoted on patient satisfaction as a factor in better patient care.
A study co-authored by Katherine L. Milkman of the Wharton School is summarized.