Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the recent Amish school shooting was most likely influenced by other recent school violence.
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Tom Daniels of the School of Design discusses the North American growth rate.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses a new reward program announced for work in genetics.
Samuel Preston of the School of Arts and Sciences says the U.S. growth rate is partly due to the number of unwed pregnancies.
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School authors an editorial on judicial activism.
President Amy Gutmann is cited for comments concerning financial aid in higher education.
Dean Michael Delli Carpini of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication authors a piece on the accuracy of a recent 9/11 docudrama.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences says
Philadelphia’s crime rate is directly proportionate to its poverty.
President Amy Gutmann discusses the need for college access.
Michael Therien of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses theories that could lead to a breakthrough in high-speed electronics.
John MacDuffie of Penn’s Wharton School says financial deals stay private unless they are destined to fail.
Dean Michael Delli Carpini of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses the Democratic feud with Fox News.
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences moderates a forum dedicated to stopping gun violence.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences says there many underlying causes of gun violence.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication says public anger can sometimes help politicians in the polls.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says governmental systems have not evolved with the problems faced by citizens.
David Reibstein of Penn’s Wharton school says marketers can be pigeonholed into a specific product space if they don’t reinvent their image.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses the relationship between politicians and their aides.
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School says Republicans have stronger legal teams.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his pioneering work in positive psychology.