Olivia S. Mitchell of the Wharton School writes making the right choices when purchasing insurance.
Penn Daily News Service | Sep 23, 2014
Penn in the News
Larry Rome of the School of Arts and Sciences and his work on developing smaller batteries that can be recharged by the human body are the subject of this article.
Mark Trodden of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on what the universe is made of.
Ilene Rosen of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect a partner has on one's sleep and health.
Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice is interviewed about domestic violence in a full range of sports.
Adolph Reed of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the specialties and realities of present-day New Orleans.
Noteworthy in Higher Education
The National Institutes of Health on Tuesday announced more than $10-million in grant supplements to bring gender balance to the subjects of medical lab work, its largest financial commitment to ending the research bias.
In conversations about international student recruitment in the United States, some things are taken as given: the decentralization of the landscape and the absence of a coordinated recruitment strategy at either the national or state level (save for some consortiums that are narrowly focused on marketing of a specific state), and the perceived difficulty of transitioning from student to permanent resident status if that’s what students desire.
Syracuse University plans to scale back its involvement in a scholarship program for public high school students, a decision that prompted scores of its Syracuse students to protest on Friday.
After a series of high-profile episodes and calls from its student government for change, Wesleyan University has announced that its residential fraternities must all admit women as members and residents.
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