Andrew Geier of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses childhood obesity and its ramifications.
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Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School discusses the current state of home loans.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses parental rights in the context of an international custody battle.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says many doctors are focused on concrete physical results rather than the patient’s post-treatment mental health.
Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses the Gap’s appointment of a new CEO.
Tony Sorrentino of the Executive Vice President’s Office discusses Penn’s Lucien E. Blackwell Apprenticeship Program.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses political rhetoric among Republican presidential contenders
David Sarwer of the School of Medicine is cited for research linking breast augmentation to higher suicide rates.
Ken Thomas of the Wharton School discusses the impact of dirty money on bank reputations.
David Babbel of the Wharton School discusses retirement funding.
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the Chicago Democratic debate.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on homebuilder problems.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the new Chrysler CEO’s appointment.
Walter Licht of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses mining-safety citations.
Walter Licht of the School of Arts and Sciences says increased fines would force the mining industry to improve safety standards.
Deborah Linebarger of the Annenberg School for Communication says most TV shows geared towards children may be detrimental to ages 2 and younger.
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says drug trial consent forms are many times too cryptic for the average potential patient to fully comprehend.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a column examining the mental state of returning Iraq war veterans.
Gary Gorton of the Wharton School is cited for his research on stocks and commodities.
Dean Michael Delli Carpini of the Annenberg School for Communication says media strategies to broaden audience can have a negative effect on content quality.