Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Out intuition is that the first mover is the winner in a product category … but whoever is second to market is usually the winner, learning from the mistakes of others.”
Penn in the News
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes his thoughts on graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging.
Undergraduate students Ashwin Amurthur and Teddy Guenin are profiled as winners of the Y Prize.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the financial troubles of South Carolina State University.
Marcela Maus of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about a personalized immune therapy that redirects T cells to find and destroy a type of brain tumor.
Rakesh Vohra of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on game theory and economics.
Philip Johnson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new molecule that can block infection with the virus that causes AIDS.
Amy Brown of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed about the Philadelphia public school system and the influx of charter schools.
Theodore Ruger has been named as the new Law School dean, effective July 1.
James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses beagles as pets.
Christopher Yoo of the Law School expresses his opinion on the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming vote on new open Internet rules.
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is quoted about work-life integration.
Anne Hall of the School of Arts & Sciences is referenced.
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design and Penn’s Institute for Urban Research is quoted about gentrification in Philadelphia.
Todd Barton of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The diagnosis is not hard to make once you suspect the disease.”
Dean Michael Delli Carpini of the Annenberg School for Communication contributes an op-ed about “truthiness.”
The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is announced.
Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “The new drone export policy is unlikely to lead to the transfer of armed drones to Ukraine.”
Eric Orts of the Wharton School comments on newscaster Brian Williams misrepresenting facts on air.
Ellen Freeman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses menopause and hot flashes.