Louise Krasniewicz of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum authors an op-ed on the social context of gambling.
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Anthony Rostain of the School of Medicine says schools are limited by laws when seeking out problem students and getting them treatment.
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education discusses the role of adjuncts in the higher education business model.
Dean Gary Hack of the School of Design discusses renovation in Philadelphia.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the possible mind-set of the Virginia Tech shooter.
MaryBeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses a proposal that may put Texas Southern University under conservatorship.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses controversial language in rap music.
Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School says traditional newspapers’ popularity is in a continuous decline.
Laura Balcer of the School of Medicine discusses a new drug that treats the vision loss associated with multiple sclerosis.
Aubrey Baadsgaard and Richard Zettler of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their investigation into an ancient burial site. Janet Monge of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the digital mapping of exhibits.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is cited for his research on index funds and his book “Stocks for the Long Run.”
Jennifer Blouin of the Wharton School says income tax payments made by many companies is not clarified for investors.
Christopher Chen of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says it is rare when a researcher can combine medical expertise with technical application.
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on mortgage gouging.
Sanjeev Khanna of Computer and Information Systems and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President discusses development in Philadelphia.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the Don Imus controversy.
Theodore Hershberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says the School District of Philadelphia needs revamping.
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School says the rights of those in civil unions are still somewhat ambiguous.
Sean Hennessy of the School of Medicine says the FDA should focus more on post-approval safety funding.