Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice and John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education are noted as founders of AISP, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy.
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Kent Smetters of the Wharton School analyzes and talks about the 401(k) plan offered to employees of a small company named MITGI.
Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about company-wide congeniality.
Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for researching how an increase in microRNAs in sperm from stressed mice can lead to stress response in adult offspring.
Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the demand for psychiatrists to treat older patients.
Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying how Twitter behavior can predict users’ income level.
Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School writes about issues in India’s food tech sector.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on physician-assisted death for terminally ill patients and the costs associated for insurers.
Kate Davis and Ravinder Reddy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new imaging technique in development to treat epilepsy patients.
G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School suggests ways to deal with unexpected developments during the interview process.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about how people living with HIV are treated by others.
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School talks about the purpose of unlimited paid vacation time that some companies offer.
David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine expresses his hesitancy in applying a study’s findings about the sleep patterns of preindustrial, hunter-gatherer societies to people in Western society.
Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is cited for his work with professional football coach Stephen M. Ross’ nonprofit organization aimed at using athletes and sports to combat racism.
The “grit” study by Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is discussed and challenged.
Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how a regular routine of exercise can help change health outcomes.
Douglas Jerolmack of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “Knowing whether pebbles in a river moved 1 kilometer or 100 kilometers [0.6 miles or 62 miles] could tell us how stable water was on the surface of ancient Mars.”
Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the “no excuses” model of schooling.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that Democratic voters are not fully embracing “liberal” yet.
Mitchell Orenstein of the School of Arts & Sciences and undergraduate George Romer write about gas pipeline interests in the Syrian conflict.