Laura W. Perna of GSE authors an article about the disadvantages of using loans to pay for college.
Penn in the News
The work of Patrick E. McGovern of the Museum, is highlighted in this article about recreating beers from the past.
Joseph Baur of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on red wine having a positive effect on memory.
BSE students Dave Sharples and David Glanzman from SEAS have created a new musical instrument with joysticks for keys.
"Rethinking Welfare Rights" by Amy Wax of the Law School is referenced in an Op Ed piece on welfare reform.
Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on the regulation of tanning for minors.
A correct answer on the game show “Jeopardy!” featured the Penn mascot, the Quaker.
Rhonda Voskuhl of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading a study that shows a form of the hormone estrogen can reduce relapses in multiple sclerosis patients.
Michael Grandner and Jilesh Chheda of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the use of marijuana and how it is linked to difficulty sleeping.
Nadia Heninger of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the significance of encrypted websites while using Wi-Fi.
Dean Joan Hendricks of the School of Veterinary Medicine writes about the history of the school.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the Fatah-Hamas unity government.
Jilesh Chheda and Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching how marijuana could cause difficulty sleeping.
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is quoted.
A study about MOOCs’ impact on traditional business school programs led by Gayle Christensen, Brandon Alcorn and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives offers new findings about massive online open courses.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the financial state of historically black colleges and universities in North Carolina.
Robert Meyer of the Wharton School comments on a new study of hurricanes.
Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This appears to be the first data to suggest that circadian factors may contribute to suicidality and help explain why insomnia is also a risk factor for suicidal ideation and behavior.”
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives is quoted about researching massive open online courses and their impact on traditional business-education programs.
James Lewis of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new strategy for treating Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.