Five seniors, Jodi Feinberg, Matthew Lisle, Shadrack Frimpong, Adrian Lievano, and Katlyn Grasso, are highlighted as the inaugural winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.
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Elaina Lin of the Perelman School of Medicine shares her perspective on fetal surgery and fetal pain research.
President Amy Gutmann, Presidential Bioethics Commission chair, writes about three key areas of ethical concern in neuroscience research and application.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a study that developed a test to measure the effects of spaceflight on cognition.
A three-question test on financial literacy collaboratively developed by Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited.
Five undergraduate students are featured as the winners of the University of Pennsylvania’s President’s Engagement Prizes.
Joseph Kable of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about how discounting can affect decisions including personal finances.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School joins a discussion on what it means to go viral.
Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Adopting and maintaining … healthier habits is challenging, and new strategies are needed.”
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on viral Web sensations.
Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about cancer prevention options and Penn’s Basser Research Center is mentioned.
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School comments on women bearing the primary responsibility for childrearing and how that affects their careers.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School offers advice on how to get hired for employment after the age of 50.
Anthony Fabricatore of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his 2011 review of various weight-loss methods and symptoms of depression in obese people.
Eugenia South of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching how walking by green spaces reduces stress.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on physician-assisted dying.
J.D. Foster of the School of Veterinary Medicine is highlighted for working with the dialysis center at Penn’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital.
Flaura Winston of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about ADHD and driving.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the success of “givers” and “takers” in the workplace.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the military’s increased interest in neuroscience and artificial intelligence.