Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.
Penn in the News
Several students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their journeys to becoming Penn transfer students.
Nikkita Patel of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying animal trafficking.
Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how the College Board and the Educational Testing Service are seeking ways to improve the SAT.
Olivia Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb of the Wharton School write about what is keeping people from purchasing long-term-care insurance policies.
Recent high school graduate Arianna Alexander is featured for being awarded millions in scholarship money and choosing Penn as her first choice to attend college.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a report titled “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes.”
Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences and Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education share their opinions on Rachel Dolezal, a white woman posing as an African-American.
Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an increase in Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Risks associated with sleeping pills have been known for some time, though this study shows some compelling real-world consequences.”
Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on America’s prison system.
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his experience in a military crackdown while he was conducting fieldwork in El Salvador.
Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a study of hydration levels among American children and teens.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Postdoctoral fellow Andrea Spaeth and David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the effects of after-hours eating.
Etienne Benson of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the threat birds posed to the power grid in California in the 1920s.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the loss of privacy in the digital age.
Nathaniel DeNicola of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Trackers help solve a simple problem, which is that a woman’s cycle can be unpredictable and difficult to recount from memory.”
David Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about participating in a collaborative study that revealed that organ donation rates vary throughout the United States.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School talks about why attending college to prepare for a specific job is not the best idea.