Trevor Penning of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Each of the projects in the superfund grant came from a community based question, and we will be going back to them with data as the projects progress.”
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President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for creating “engagement prizes” for graduates with plans to change the world.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses traditional business schools and online courses.
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about Medicaid.
A Wharton study about the earnings of financially literate employees is cited.
David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on those who are chronically sleep deprived.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take and speaking at the Third Metric Conference.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on black colleges and philanthropy.
The UPstart program is featured and A.T. Charlie Johnson and Dustin Brisson of the School of Arts and Sciences are quoted.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for her commitment to the massive open online course experiment.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes to an op-ed about the cost of medical school tuition and the costs of working as health-care providers.
David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying the costs of supporting people with autism.
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education joins a discussion about the worth of a college degree.
Murray Grossman, Lauren Elman and John Trojanowski of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about frontotemporal degeneration.
Shivan Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine and Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a study called Heartstrong.
David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the increased needs of hospice patients as they get nearer to the ends of their lives.
Richard Doty of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on misleading claims of cures for lost sense of smell.
Laura W. Perna of GSE authors an article about the disadvantages of using loans to pay for college.
The work of Patrick E. McGovern of the Museum, is highlighted in this article about recreating beers from the past.
Joseph Baur of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on red wine having a positive effect on memory.