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).
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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.
Undergraduates Lauren Reeder, Alex Rattray and Pulak Mittal are featured for their start-up company that makes software for administering tests via computer.
Research about geo-tagging memories from Michael Kahana of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited.
Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about his collaborative research on generosity with Joshua Plotkin of SAS and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “It’s pretty unnerving to think that our germ cells could be so plastic and dynamic in response to changes in the environment.”
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted for explaining his concept of “learned helplessness.”
Research from the Center for Minority-Serving Institutions in the Graduate School of Education is cited.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on improvements to healthcare.gov.
David Skeel of the Law School contributes his views on corporate religious freedom.
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy of the School of Social Policy & Practice is mentioned as a resource for offering tips on philanthropic giving.
Michael Kahana of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his research on the interplay between memories of events and places.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is mentioned for helping sponsor the Annenberg Working Group on Presidential General Election Debates.
Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about forecasting international affairs. An article co-authored by Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and SAS is included.
Undergraduates Danny Cabrera, Josh Tycko, Danielle Fields, Mahamad Charawi and Brad Kaptur of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for their research that was honored in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
Mark Duggan of the Wharton School comments on outreach about the Affordable Care Act.