Emily Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca.
Penn in the News
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about civics and education. A civic ignorance study from the APPC is also cited.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleeping habits such as snoring.
Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the history behind radio freedom in the 1940s.
Barbara Mellers and Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences co-author an article about geopolitical predictions.
Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design comments on the potential revitalization Darby could undergo.
Tejvir Khurana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the head is a “huge heat-loss source.”
Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on UTA, “unconscious-thought advantage,” and how psychologists have studied it in the past.
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect head injuries can have on younger kids’ brains.
Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses brain development and why teens have difficulty controlling impulses.
Anne Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how metabolism and vascular function play a role in a person’s internal thermostat.
Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness.
Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about what he thinks is missing from President Obama’s “America’s College Promise” plan.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on why people do not always give credit where it is due.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “One has to understand there are three branches of government before you can understand balance of power.”
Penn’s commitment to local engagement and trailblazing role in procurement is cited.
Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about his experience as a black college professor.
Undergraduates Tom Catullo, Alex Crits-Christoph, Jonathan Dubin and Reed Rosenbluth are featured for creating “Brand Killer” at the PennApps Winter 2015 hackathon.
Doctoral student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “We now think of chronic stress as a chronic upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system.”
Charles Pollack of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a study about reversing the effects of Pradaxa.