Penn’s role in a civility conference in Washington is cited.
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Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research into racial bias in the NBA’s refereeing.
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School discusses urban design and its affect on city skylines.
Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine discusses bioethics questions affecting astronauts in space.
Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School says insurers should reward individuals’ damage mitigation.
President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn Connects.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the issue of inter-racial diversity in college applicants.
Raymond Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that attracting veterinary students to a farm animal practice is more difficult.
President Amy Gutmann, Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences’ Fels Institute of Government and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication participate in a Penn-sponosored discussion in Washington on civility’s role in politics.
Brooks Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses spin techniques and the new book he co-authored, “Unspun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation.”
David Grazian of the School of Arts and Sciences hosts guest lecturers Malcolm Gladwell & Kenna.
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses same-sex marriage legislature.
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is cited for his book “Last Harvest: How a Cornfield Became New Daleville.”
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says colleges are making an increased effort to court prospective students.
Lisa Hark of the School of Medicine discusses nutritional policies in schools.
Thomas Daniels of the School of Design says technological advancements will be essential in coping with increasing US urban populations.
Ruben Gur of the School of Medicine discusses the relation between brain mass and intelligence.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses subprime loans.
Penn Relay events are profiled.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine writes about the tragedy at Virginia Tech.