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Context Matters When Ranking Colleges September 29, 2014 |

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of context when ranking colleges.

‘All About That Bass’ a Catchy Step in Healthier Direction September 29, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Every piece of popular culture is wrestling with changing notions about what matters, what’s right and what’s wrong.”

Changing Bad Habits the Smart Way September 28, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School comments on how to build new and better habits. Post-doc Brian Galla of the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.

Academics Weigh In on Apple Pay and Reducing Payment ‘Friction’ September 26, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the new Apple Pay mobile-payment service.

Phila. Rates Highest Among Top 10 Cities for Deep Poverty September 25, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the root cause of deep poverty.