A Graduate School of Education MOOCs study is cited.
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A Penn survey about MOOCS and education inequality is featured.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts about President Obama’s choices to help promote health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization – Time of Flight.
Guthrie Ramsey of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses how today’s music is made, shared and studied.
Mathias Basner, David Dinges and Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for examining cognitive impact of space flight as a part of NASA’s twin astronaut study.
A collaborative study, including researchers from the Wharton School, about investors who are biased toward pitches from attractive men is cited.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post with doctoral student Thai-Huy Ngugen about the state policies about equity in higher education.
Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences and Lyle Ungar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted about pooled forecasts.
Regina Turner of the School of Veterinary Medicine talks about the new “foal cam” set up to live stream the birth of a horse.
Research about “grit” being the best predictor of success by Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on Morris Brown College.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences and postdoc student Alessia Ranciaro are featured for their research that ties Africans’ lactose tolerance to the spread of cattle raising.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares his comments on President Obama’s new government program My Brother’s Keeper.
Penn students who volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in North Carolina are profiled.
Frank Leone of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article about regulating e-cigarettes.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is interviewed about the need to examine the risks of the energy boom.
Americus Reed of the Wharton School discusses branding and marketing via social media.
Research led by Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the need to support low-income and first-generation students.