Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the discussion President Obama has provoked when he has spoken out about race.
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Jessie Handbury of the Wharton School is cited for authoring a paper on nutritional disparities.
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Americans who refuse to try recycled water.
David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s place on the Federal Open Market Committee.
Barbara Hewitt of Career Services answers questions about choosing the best city in which to begin a career.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School offers advice on how to deal with workplace complainers.
C. Brian Rose of the Penn Museum is quoted about codirecting a site at Gordion where drones are used to get aerial renderings of the landscape for archaeologists.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for organizing a conference that focused on how to determine whether the elderly are capable of good decision-making and how to protect them from fraud and abuse.
Undergraduates Steve Rybicki, Ariana Schanzer, Stephanie Mark, Vahid Hoshmand, Vivek Menon, Brian Tong, doctoral candidate Shauna Dorsey and David Meaney of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for working in the Human-Cockroach-Machine-Interface lab.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on listeria issues.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education has been tapped for membership on the advisory board of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, President Obama’s initiative to support young minority men.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School pens an op-ed about the unnecessary use of emergency rooms.
Jay Giri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The Lariat is an absolutely ingenious piece of engineering… However, ingenuity doesn’t guarantee its safety and efficacy.”
Prashant Jha of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal.
Samuel Jacobson and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the impact of gene therapy on sight.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School shares his views on crowdfunding.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the current housing market.
The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is mentioned.
Marybeth Gasman and Ph.D. candidate William Boland of the Graduate School of Education contribute their views on postsecondary education, financial assistance and historically black colleges and universities.
Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for studying health data privacy.