Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on listeria issues.
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Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education has been tapped for membership on the advisory board of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, President Obama’s initiative to support young minority men.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School pens an op-ed about the unnecessary use of emergency rooms.
Jay Giri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The Lariat is an absolutely ingenious piece of engineering… However, ingenuity doesn’t guarantee its safety and efficacy.”
Prashant Jha of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal.
Samuel Jacobson and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the impact of gene therapy on sight.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School shares his views on crowdfunding.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the current housing market.
The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is mentioned.
Marybeth Gasman and Ph.D. candidate William Boland of the Graduate School of Education contribute their views on postsecondary education, financial assistance and historically black colleges and universities.
Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for studying health data privacy.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on CEO candidates being job creators.
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.