Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on why people strongly dislike certain words.
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Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy and Practice is quoted about multidisciplinary social workers.
Josep Dalmau and Eric Lancaster of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for studying encephalitis.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted about “remarketing” or “retargeting.”
Paul Meyer is interviewed about the Big Bug exhibit at the Morris Arboretum.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his recent documentary and African Independence.
Tony Rostain of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for teaching an online course on ADHD.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is profiled as a student-centered professor.
Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the politics of black hair and showcases her hairstyle.
Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the School of Design shares her thoughts on the use of transportation funds.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses how the Federal Reserve can create a market-friendly exit strategy.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed.
Penn is cited for increased selectivity in formulating the Class of 2017.
The results of the Class of 2017 admissions process are highlighted.
William Labov and graduate student Josef Fruehwald of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss the evolution of the Philadelphia accent.
William Labov and graduate student Josef Fruehwald of the School of Arts and Sciences are highlighted for studying changes in the Philadelphia accent.
Charnita Zeigler-Johnson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on studying how baldness may be a sign of prostate cancer risk in African-American men.
Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about passive bosses.
Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “You have to understand that authorship in Thailand is never considered to be by just one person.”
David Wolk of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on deep brain stimulation and Alzheimer’s symptoms.