Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the Kerner Commission report.
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Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a plan that allows willing organ donors to receive payment for their kidneys.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says government intervention is required during a mortgage crisis.
Allison Brummel, Catherine Lamb, Lauren Dawson and Timothy Schmidt of the School of Arts and Sciences co-author an op-ed discussing strategies for Philadelphia Mayor-elect Michael Nutter.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on expectations for CEOs.
Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research on fermentation throughout history.
Karin Sorenmo and Nicola Mason of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Robert Vonderheide of the School of Medicine discuss oncology treatments in canines.
Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School is featured.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication co-authors an op-ed correlating brain activity with political opinions.
John DiIlulio of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on faith-based initiatives in which he cites Ram A. Cnaan of the School of Social Policy and Practice for his study, "The Other Philadelphia Story.”
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the effect of optimism on varying careers.
Henry Teune of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Ron Paul’s candidacy.
Penn Museum’s new event "Harry Potter and the Magical Muggle Museum," is profiled.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses a drop in homelessness in the U.S.
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School discusses legislation aiming to provide stricter government oversight of mortgage lenders.
The School of Nursing is cited for research on the positive effect spirituality can have on hypertension in African-American women.
Students from the School of Engineering and Applied Science are profiled for helping design the robotic car “Little Ben.”
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is cited for his book, “Talent On Demand: Managing Talent in the Age of Uncertainty.”
Dawn Alley of the Wharton School comments on the secondary effects of obesity.
Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine is cited for research on cholesterol drugs.