Research from Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School about the effects of peer pressure on retirement savings decisions is featured.
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Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on what factors cities should consider before hosting the Olympics.
Doctoral candidate Matthew Lee of the School of Nursing is featured for receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to study how to improve online gaming communities.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center is mentioned for organizing a bipartisan group that critiques the Presidential Debate Commission.
Yvonne Romero DaSilva of Admissions talks about Penn’s shift in its application requirements.
Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School comments on Amazon turning to less crowded tech scenes such as Philadelphia to hire employees.
L. Scott Levin of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses leading a team of surgeons to perform the world’s first bilateral hand transplant on a child.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about the impact of bioethics on America.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for a study that revealed how ambiverts were the most successful sales people.
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the price of college.
Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School pens an op-ed about repairing the Federal Reserve System.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on autonomous weapons.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about there being very few studies of Baka, African Pygmies.
Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School is quoted about the Chinese stock market.
Brian Rosenwald of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about comedian John Oliver’s influence on politics and public policy.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.
Daniel Soffer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the costs of cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent.
Wharton undergraduate student Corey Fader is featured for having a condition called avoidant/restrictive food-intake disorder, ARFID. Doctoral student Hannah Zickgraf of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about leading a study on the attitudes and behaviors of adult picky eaters. Martin Franklin of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.
Anthea Butler of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about Republican president primary strategies.
Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine urges people not to fear contagion when others have a poison ivy rash.