David Wessels of the Wharton School comments on the price Facebook is paying for WhatsApp.
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Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about the role of historically black colleges and universities on Black History Month.
Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about fast-track medical school programs.
A report from the Graduate School of Education about funding for city schools is cited.
Undergraduate Gillian Reny of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for her recovery after the Boston Marathon bombing.
M. Kit Delgado of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for authoring a new study on patients that go to trauma centers.
Michael Blank and Dwight Evans of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss researching mental health patients’ likelihood of contracting HIV.
Corinne Sweeney and Regina Turner of the School of Veterinary Medicine are quoted about the “Foal Cam.”
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
William Labov and Josef Fruehwald of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their linguistic study of the Philadelphia dialect.
H. Lee Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The world may be about to watch one of its last Olympic Games without genetically enhanced athletes.”
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on response rates in children and adults from cancer immunotherapy treatment.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Wendell Pritchett returning to the Law School as a Presidential Term Professor.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Whether you are online or not, the subtle sights, sounds and smells in your environment can impact your behavior.”
An excerpt from Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant of the Wharton School is highlighted.
The 2014 commencement speaker, John Legend, is announced.
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design comments on the expansion of the Mormon Church in Philadelphia.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is cited for collaborative research on top-ranking jobs.
David Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about DNA vaccines.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is quoted about weather being included in the “marketplace of ideas.”