Growing up in Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania senior Emma Schad spent countless days in the city’s parks, enjoying nature within the urban cityscape. Now, as a science, technology and society major with a minor in environmental science, Schad has turned a scholarly eye toward examining how Philadelphia manages its 186 parks.
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President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, says “The Ebola epidemic in western Africa overwhelmed fragile health systems, killed thousands of people and highlighted major inadequacies in our ability to respond to global public health emergencies.”
Marybeth Gasman, doctoral student Andrés Castro Samayoa, Alice Ginsberg and Francisco Ramos of the Graduate School of Education write about ways to increase the number of male teachers of color.
President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, discusses the panel’s recommendations on the 21-day quarantines of those exposed to Ebola.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School is quoted about the Federal Communications Commission and net neutrality.
Doctoral student Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for analyzing online searches about health problems.