Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education says a student’s drive to be academically competitive is very similar to an athlete’s.
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Kathy Michel of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses canine obesity.
Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences says RIP shirts have double meanings.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a medical surgery involving the stunting of a disabled child’s growth.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses anti-terrorism training for mall security.
Irma Elo of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research comparing the life expectancy of different demographic groups.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses Internet video-sharing services.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says funding for homelessness is many times not properly allocated.
Alvin Chin of the School of Medicine says science-based television programming is lacking.
Brian Strom of the School of Medicine says there is little evidence to back up the many myths surrounding soy products.
President Amy Gutmann is profiled.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on the war on terror.
The backpack invention of Lawrence Rome of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled.
David Skeel of the Law School says bankruptcies in 2006 will likely be less than expected.
John Jackson of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for Communication says there is a generational aspect in African-American men’s views of institutional racism.
Yu-Xiao Yang of the School of Medicine discusses bone density risks surrounding antacid medicines.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s inauguration party is part of a larger political strategy.
An interactive diagram highlights a new backpack designed by Lawrence Rome of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Harbir Singh of the Wharton School says Aramark’s second move to privatization is part of a growing trend.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says subsidized homes are cheaper than shelters when housing the homeless.