Dean Eric Furda of Admissions says, “I really do see the wait list as the final touches to a class.”
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Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about biology and violent behavior.
Jessie Handbury of the Wharton School is cited for a study about the purchasing habits of people in different income classes.
Steve Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the psychological effects of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Carlo Siracusa of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on neutering myths.
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Science and the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about predicting criminal behavior.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on hotels transitioning to digital offers for guests, noting that young guests especially are “used to having information at their fingertips.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Visuals connect us in ways words just can’t.”
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a paper on financial literacy.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on the use by companies of statistical analysis of employees.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for researching how death-awareness affects people at work.
Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted has been awarded the 2013 Grand Prix Scientifique.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on homeowners’ unwillingness to sell.
Ivona Percec of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect of sun exposure on skin.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on employers shifting workers’ schedules to part-time.
A gun-violence forum hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice called “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward” is featured.
Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for studying haptic engineering.
A Graduate School of Education study on black male athletes is cited.
Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School comments on a rise in Federal Housing Authority foreclosures.
A gun-violence forum hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice featuring retired astronaut Mark Kelly is highlighted.