Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the relationship between home equity and consumer spending.
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Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says there is a conflict of interest when it comes to drug advisers accepting money from drug makers.
Richard Estes of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited for research on human trafficking.
Andrew Geier of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses obesity and its effect on school attendance.
Gary Smith of the School of Medicine says virtual-simulation studies of disease outbreak can be problematic.
Oscar Gandy of the Annenberg School for Communication says many think the presence of technology suggests better protection and safety.
In two first-person articles, Howard Fineman and his daughter, Meredith, discuss her college search and why she decided on Penn.
President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s Lucien E. Blackwell Apprenticeship program.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the line between political punditry and stumping for a candidate.
Diane Spatz of the School of Nursing discusses a campaign to encourage breast-feeding.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses presidential candidate Barack Obama’s appeal to different demographics.
Penn is cited as an example of positive campus renovation.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the dynamic created by a Philadelphia rapper whose grandfather is the police commissioner.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says that the definition of life and creation will become more problematic as science evolves.
Penn student Phillip Benedetti is cited for his research in organic chemistry.
Penn’s program of undergraduate research is highlighted.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says contingency planning should be broad and not focused on any single scenario.
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education discusses male friendship.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discuss the dynamics of diversity in different environments.
Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on how prison inmates affect the U.S. Census.