Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education discuss their report title, “On Their Own Terms: Two-Year Minority Serving Institutions.”
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Christopher Yoo of the Law School comments on the Federal Communication Commission testing its authority over states involving Internet service.
Penn’s expansion plans are highlighted.
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School is quoted about the government’s position on retirement nest eggs.
Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the net neutrality debate.
Dena Gromet of the Wharton School co-authors an article about neurolaw.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the condition of snowy owls recovered from New England in comparison to those found in Philadelphia.
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.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Pennovation Center design.
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.”
Doctoral student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Tracking is much more endemic than I even anticipated.”
Excerpts from the School of Arts & Sciences’ Thomas Sugrue’s essay titled “Diversity, Toleration and Space in Metropolitan America” are included.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the rise of pronouns such as “I” and “we.”
Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education is mentioned for analyzing tweets about the Common Core State Standards.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses the Federal Communications Commission and new Internet rules.
Mark Mills of Purchasing Services, Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services and Caroline Watts of the Graduate School of Education are highlighted for arranging a donation of supplies from Office Depot to the Henry C. Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “There are other teachers that are culturally insensitive and don’t see Latinos as learners.”
Doctoral student Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for analyzing online searches about health problems.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School is quoted about the Federal Communications Commission and net neutrality.
Thomas Parsons of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “One of the challenges we face is we don’t have an accepted single measure of animal welfare. [There are] many different competing agendas.”