Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on choosing the best retirement plan and how people contribute to it.
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Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science explains how a photodetector sensitive to the “spin” of photons could improve computing.
Jeffrey Drebin and Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research that revealed that youth are better able to “manage their anger at school and home to complete their schooling assignments by using cultural strengths.”
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is highlighted as one of the top female economists.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on negotiating for better jobs in the academic world.
David Skeel of the Law School is quoted.
David Casarett of the Perelman School is mentioned for his book Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.
Photos from the Best Friends Bash sponsored by the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighted.
Edward Stadtmauer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the success of using immunotherapy to treat patients with myeloma.
Deborah Mandell of the School of Veterinary Medicine talks about dog fur and how shaving their fur can make a dog hotter.
Research examining the family goals of Wharton graduates from Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on the teacher job market and retention.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for studying how people view failures.
A robot named THORwin, designed by Penn students is featured for winning the “adult-size humanoid” category in the RoboCup soccer final competition.
Doctoral candidate Steve McGill of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted about RoboCup 2015.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School writes about Hillary Clinton’s profit sharing proposal.
Tom Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how the weight of fathers is not on physicians’ radar when monitoring the weight of an expectant and/or new mother.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for studying teacher retention.
Jules Lipoff of the Perelman School of Medicine writes a letter to the editor about virtual doctor visits.