Patrick McGovern of the School of Arts and Sciences says alcohol consumption may be based on evolution.
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Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School discusses the economics of gift cards.
Shelley Rankin of the School of Veterinary Medicine says most maladies cannot be spread from pets to their owners.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg School for Communication and the Annenberg Adolescent Risk Communication Institute discusses suicide risk during the holidays.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the social consequences of English-only language signs.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses presidential campaign advertising.
David Rudovsky of the Law School says loitering laws have a broad level of application.
Penn’s involvement in green power is cited.
Penn’s “Language Log” is cited, and Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Chinese-character translation.
Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the use of neurology in determining positive reaction toward campaign political statements.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on teacher-turnover rates.
The Wharton School is cited for research on consumer habits.
Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is cited.
Penn’s financial-aid program is cited.
David Sarwer of the School of Medicine discusses how plastic surgery affects a patient’s family members.
Brian Strom of the School of Medicine comments on the FDA’s decision to overrule plans for cholesterol drug Mevacor to be sold over the counter.
Katherina Rosqueta of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy in the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses Fidelity’s new initiative that seeks to promote student philanthropy.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses African-American male enrollment rates.
Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing says more hospitals should concentrate on proactive care after discharge.
Julie Miller Vick and Jennifer Furlong of Career Services conduct a Q-and-A on postdoctoral fellowship applications.