J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School says, “You decide you’re working for the money and not the intrinsic value or interest in the job, and that’s not a good thing” for the company.
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Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for collaborative research about mothers in the workforce.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on the career of Barbara Walters.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on changes to the Common Application.
Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School says, “However difficult the Brazil bureaucracy may be, other foreign retailers have figured it out.”
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on adoptive cell therapy.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School talks about net neutrality.
Graduate student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted about the London Underground.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the option of potential homeowners choosing to remodel homes rather than buying larger properties.
Sandy Capaldi of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses therapy for rape victims.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “The data just shows that these institutions are playing this deeply disproportionate role with respect to Blacks in higher education.”
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses continual reform of the Affordable Care Act.
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Many issues like flag burning or sexual violations stimulate disgust.”
Students Joe Polin, Alex Neier, Justin Starr and Joe Hill, associate dean Beth Winkelstein and Bruce Kothmann of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for senior project presentations for engineering students.
A new survey of 30,000 college graduates gives higher education leaders a chance to make their case that college isn’t all about jobs and income. The evidence from the largest survey of its kind is, however, mixed about whether colleges are doing enough to help students’ well-being in life, according a new measurement designed by Gallup and Purdue University. Researchers found that certain sorts of formative experiences in college help prepare graduates for not only "great jobs" but "great lives," but that too few graduates recall having had those experiences.
George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a new indoor tanning law.
Stephanos Bibas of the Law School is quoted.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is mentioned for studying students’ scholarly success and “grit.”
David Grazian of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on research led by Alice Goffman.
Samuel Preston of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a study about the death rate in Massachusetts.