Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for studying how people view failures.
Penn in the News
A robot named THORwin, designed by Penn students is featured for winning the “adult-size humanoid” category in the RoboCup soccer final competition.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School writes about Hillary Clinton’s profit sharing proposal.
Tom Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how the weight of fathers is not on physicians’ radar when monitoring the weight of an expectant and/or new mother.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for studying teacher retention.
Jules Lipoff of the Perelman School of Medicine writes a letter to the editor about virtual doctor visits.
Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School comments on the financial troubles in Puerto Rico.
Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School joins a conversation about the significance of attitudes in the workplace.
Doctoral candidate Kecheng Fang of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted about how Chinese media envision a political race between Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.
Jean Bennett and Manzar Ashtari of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching a gene therapy that treats blindness and helps strengthen pathways to the brain.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School shares her insight on the Chinese real estate market.
Meenakshi Bewtra of the Perelman School of Medicine and lead author of the study cited says, “We often think of surgery as being more ‘dangerous’ in patients who are older but this study shows that surgery is quite the opposite.”
Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on repeat DUI offenses.
Ralph Rosen of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about his experience with social media platforms banning words.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is quoted about airlines having a “‘balkanized’ working environment.”
Anusha Kalbasi and Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for research into the impact of radiation on prostate cancer patients.
Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School comments on workplace behavior and the impact of attitudes on others.
Reynold Panettieri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We believe the collective exposure to hydraulic fracturing could increase hospitalizations.”
Jean Bennett and Manzar Ashtari of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for studying gene therapy used to restore vision that also strengthens visual processing pathways in the brain.
Arthur Van Benthem of the Wharton School co-authors an article about reducing carbon emissions.