Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the inclusion of the Amos brothers in the history of Lincoln University.
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Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “It’s a big deal when any low-wage, service employer does anything nice for employees,” in regard to Starbucks’ announcement of offering to pay for its employees to earn bachelor’s degrees.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how millennials interact and engage with philanthropic causes.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on retail stores creating the best combination for their stores and online distribution.
David Skeel of the Law School explains the purpose of corporate bankruptcy.
Daniel Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Penn’s robot soccer team are highlighted.
David Skeel of the Law School writes about the skepticism surrounding the notion that massive bailouts saved the economy.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about how too much guidance and resources can work as a disservice to students after graduation when they no longer have such resources.
John Zhang of the Wharton School is interviewed about open online education and MOOCs.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Facebook allowing advertisers to have more user data.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes an op-ed about the Koch brothers giving millions to the United Negro College Fund.
Samantha Butts of the Perelman School of Medicines is featured along with her sisters who are also in health care.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication suggests that Facebook users would be willing to share more information with companies in order to have more relevant advertisements.
Albert D’Angelantonio of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the trauma and runners’ feet.
Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine joins a discussion about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for an award that will fund graduating seniors’ civic-engagement plans.
Kate Berger of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about dog and cat reactions to vaccines.
Mark Allen, director of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, shares his comments on soluble circuits.
Laura Perna and graduate student Kata Orosz of the Graduate School of Education are mentioned for a book review of Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free: How to Decrease Cost and Increase Quality at American Universities.
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.”