Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says standardized tests are still an important means of evaluating applicants.
Penn in the News
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the president’s State of the Union speech represents one of his last chances to shape his image.
Penn's long-term debt rating is upgraded.
Richard Zettler of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences says many Iraqi relics displayed in other countries were illegally procured.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says that the State of the Union address is one among the most difficult speeches a president makes.
Erling Boe and Sujie Shin of the Graduate School of Education are cited for their research concerning international standardized testing.
Sarah Igo of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her book, “The Average American.”
Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine discusses the opening of the new Center for Spirituality and the Mind at Penn.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides an update on Barbaro’s most recent surgery.
Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School contributes to a column on net neutrality.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says high-risk instances of child abuse can point to prior assaults by a perpetrator.
Patricia Rose of Career Services discusses post-graduate career draws.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a letter concerning positive psychology.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited for his research on aiding the homeless.
Joseph Gyourko and other researches from the Wharton School study residential building regulations in Boston and other metropolitan areas.
Lauren Steinfeld of the Privacy Office says identity-theft education should start early.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses crime prevention analysis.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says non-verbal signals will reveal political reactions during the State of the Union address.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses the ethics surrounding the transplanting of reproductive organs.
James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine says pets provide support much like family and friends.