President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about women in leadership positions.
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Jill Fisch of the Law School talks about the thresholds that determine which shareholders get to nominate potential board members.
Mark Duggan of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on Medicaid.
Vice Provost H. Carton Rogers of Penn Libraries discusses the renovation and reopening of the rare-books library.
President Amy Gutmann is mentioned for attending the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School comments on the Global Risks 2014 report.
James Shorter and postdoctoral fellow Meredith Jackrel of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their research on “reprogrammed” yeast protein that could lead to new brain disease therapies.
Kurt Barnhart of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Fertility services are underutilized and not reaching everybody.”
David Zaring of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about insurance regulation.
David Rudovsky of the Law School is quoted.
Katherine Klein of the Wharton School says, “there are real possibilities for concrete action to come out of a place like Davos.”
James McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts on think tanks with strong brands attached to them.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his thoughts about Ariel Sharon.
Josef Wegner of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum comments on the discovery of an ancient Egyptian dynasty.
Steve Larson and student Daphne Owen of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on Penn’s Puentes de Salud program.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses private marketers collecting more private information than the NSA’s phone tapping.
Cindy Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center is interviewed about training dogs to sniff out cancer.
The Perelman School of Medicine's Michael Levy is quoted on his research of a dreaded household pest.
Daniel Lee, Katherine Kuchenbecker and Vijay Kumar are interviewed on the latest robotic advances.
Deborah Mandell of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the American Red Cross’ new mobile app called “Pet First Aid.”
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School says the argument is being made that “a distinction drawn between gay and lesbian couples and heterosexual couples … has no legitimate purpose.”