James Scurlock of the Wharton School is cited for his documentary film “Maxed Out.”
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Mauro F. Guillen of the Wharton School discusses international investing.
Maurice Schweizer of the Wharton School is cited for research into lie detection.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says neuroscience is not developed enough to realistically predict responsibility.
Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine says that exercise can improve the health of smokers who aren’t willing to quit.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research and his book “Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit."
Vukan Vuchic of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the necessity of reliable mass transit in large cities.
Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences says sports brackets are fundamentally mathematic.
Charles P. O’Brien of the School of Medicine says U.S. troops’ alcoholism may be a symptom of more serious psychological problems.
Stephen J. Morse of the Law School and the School of Medicine is cited for his research on links in neuroscience and crime.
Joseph Woo of the School of Medicine comments on Regis Philbin’s upcoming heart surgery.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences says highly populated neighborhoods are usually more successful.
Andrew Metrick of the Wharton School discusses patterns in sports pools.
Stephen J. Morse of the Law School and the School of Medicine discusses the link between neuroscience and crime.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethical questions surrounding experimental cancer treatments.
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education discusses the factors that may lead to student-teacher violence.
Penn is praised for its neighborhood-revitalization efforts in West Philadelphia.
A new book by Lisa Scottoline of the Law School is excerpted.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says more laws protecting cadavers from illegal activity are necessary.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the drop in domestic-abuse rates.