Paul Schoemaker of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about the impact of Nelson Mandela’s leadership.
Penn in the News
Penn’s “India as a Pioneer of Innovation” conference is highlighted.
A study about the Obama presidency conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center is mentioned.
Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted for debunking the linguistic urban legend that the Chinese word for “crisis” is written using the exact character as “opportunity.”
Betsy Rymes of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about studying ELL students.
Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the latest NSA leaks.
Chileshe Nkonde-Price of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for chatting with hair salon customers about heart disease being on the rise among African-American women.
Robert Ousterhout of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Supporting the reopening of Hagia Sophia has become the litmus test of the true believer.”
Jeffrey Berns of the Perelman School of Medicine offers data about life expectancy among older dialysis patients.
Joseph Tierney and John Dilulio of the School of Arts and Sciences co-author an op-ed about Pope Francis.
Julia Gray of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about Ukraine’s image and reputation.
Ruben Gur and Ragini Verma of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching brain differences between men and women.
Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School discusses how entrepreneurs benefit from having wealthy friends.
UPstart, a business incubator at Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer is highlighted.
Victoria Mayer of the Perelman School of Medicine writes an op-ed about Congress cutting the food-stamp program known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
David Skeel of the Law School comments on how the ability to negotiate pensions could be a relief to struggling governments.
Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on proxy advisory firms.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on historically black colleges and universities struggling with funding.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses how exposure to noise can lead to health problems.
The touch tours for blind visitors to the Penn Museum are featured.