Penn Senior Amanda Cornfield Takes to Medical Research and Ultimate Sport

Senior Biological Basis of Behavior major Amanda Cornfeld works in a laboratory, studying the neurobiology of stress. She's a member of Nu Rho Psi, the national honor society in neuroscience, and has studied the effects of anesthesia on the development of neurons. She's also a rugged warrior who serves as the co-captain of Venus Ultimate, the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team at Penn.

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Cyber Monday: What Happens to Your Data When You Shop Online? November 30, 2015 | NBC News

Doctoral candidate Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for researching websites that leak user data to third parties.

A Wharton Professor Explains 3 Ways Nice Guys Can Get Ahead at Work November 28, 2015 | Business Insider

Strategies for effective giving from the Wharton School’s Adam Grant’s book Give and Take.

Switchback: The Startup Strategy That Might Be Right for You November 27, 2015 | Business News Daily

Research that finds the benefits of a “switchback” approach for technology entrepreneurs co-authored by David Hsu of the Wharton School is highlighted.

Audio: Local Charities Capitalize On Holiday Rush With Day of Giving November 24, 2015 | National Public Radio

Kat Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is interviewed about charitable giving during the holiday season.

How to Make Customers the Best Advocates for Your Company November 23, 2015 | Forbes.com

Research co-authored by Christophe Van den Bulte of the Wharton School on customer referrals is cited.

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