Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the importance of teenagers learning about how their brains function.
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Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an article sharing his thoughts on medical malpractice reforms.
Doctoral student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is featured for studying what happens when users look up health-related information online.
Joan O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses leading a study about the genetics of glaucoma in African Americans.
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on Penn’s new expansion projects.
Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School explains “p-hacking.”
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about civil rights in Philadelphia and its suburbs.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses SciCheck.
Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying how self-affirmations can help with healthy habits.
Monroe Price of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “How China conducts itself as a global citizen is often more important than how a message is crafted or delivered.”
Jerome Allen, head coach of men’s basketball and an alum, is profiled.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Out intuition is that the first mover is the winner in a product category … but whoever is second to market is usually the winner, learning from the mistakes of others.”
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes his thoughts on graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging.
Undergraduate students Ashwin Amurthur and Teddy Guenin are profiled as winners of the Y Prize.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the financial troubles of South Carolina State University.
Marcela Maus of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about a personalized immune therapy that redirects T cells to find and destroy a type of brain tumor.
Rakesh Vohra of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on game theory and economics.
Philip Johnson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new molecule that can block infection with the virus that causes AIDS.
Amy Brown of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed about the Philadelphia public school system and the influx of charter schools.
Theodore Ruger has been named as the new Law School dean, effective July 1.