Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is cited in this article about the NAACP’s annual convention, which starts in Philadelphia this Saturday.
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Sarah Gordon of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the origin of the political import of displays like the Ten Commandments monument.
John McDonald of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited as a coauthor on a study about how repairing vacant houses can have an impact on reducing crime. Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine also shares his research on reducing crime and helping improve health in urban areas.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School comments on the Chinese stock market.
Mitchell Lazar of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading a research team studying anti-diabetes drugs called thiazolidinediones (TZDs).
Michael Sinkinson and Amanda Starc of the Wharton School are cited for their paper entitled, “Ask Your Doctor? Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals.”
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is interviewed about whether or not investing in college is worth the cost, through an economic lens.
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Confederate flag removal from the South Carolina State House grounds and what is next in terms of addressing race relations.
Robert Town of the Wharton School discusses what insurers want consumers to know about their coverage and costs.
Alum Larry Liu is featured as a transfer student from the Community College of Philadelphia. Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is also quoted.
Doctoral candidate Nora Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School is quoted about studying the money spent on birth control by American women.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about sleep deprivation, the relationship between work and sleep and other topics about the science of sleep.
C. Neill Epperson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug being used to help improve cognitive issues related to menopause.
Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Janet Weiner of Medicine are highlighted for studying how many doctors were in the health-insurance networks available to customers receiving health-care via the Affordable Care Act.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on how the heart can benefit from happiness.
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for being honored as one of nine “Champions of Change” by the White House.
Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for contributing to a paper about encryption.
Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School says, “Any government can shut you down, so you have to be willing to play the regulatory game.”
Louis Rulli of the Law School comments on a case against the Philadelphia district attorney and Pennsylvania’s civil forfeiture law.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted on the impact bird flu can have on the U.S. poultry business.