College House and Academic Services’ Marty Redman talks about students who request single rooms in college houses. Undergraduates Antoinette Radcliffe and David Glanzman comment on their experiences.
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Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses online application systems and employers’ creative ways to hire and train employees.
Richard Schwab of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Tongue size is one of the physical features that should be evaluated by a physician when screening obese patients to determine their risk for obstructive sleep apnea.”
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Stocks for the Long Run.
The number of sex crimes reported at some California colleges rose in 2013 from the previous year, according to figures released Wednesday by the schools. The annual disclosures are mandated under the Clery Act, which calls for colleges and universities that receive federal funding to publish statistics on campus safety. More than 50 schools are being investigated for possibly mishandling sexual violence and harassment complaints and violating the Clery Act and Title IX, a portion of a 1972 law that prohibits sexual discrimination in all education programs and activities.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions writes about similarities and applicable advice for first graders and college freshmen.
Charles Bailey of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeated courses of antibiotics are linked to childhood obesity.
Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying student success at minority-serving institutions such as historically black colleges and universities.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Every piece of popular culture is wrestling with changing notions about what matters, what’s right and what’s wrong.”
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of context when ranking colleges.
Murray Grossman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains frontotemporal dementia.
Christine Cain of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on flea outbreaks among pets.
Uri Simonsohn of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School is cited for reporting on common statistical shenanigans.
A documentary about the differences between the male and female brain turns to research conducted by Ragini Verma and Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine.
Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School comments on how to build new and better habits. Post-doc Brian Galla of the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.
Francis Marchlinski and David Frankel of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new kind of “smart” catheter.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his thoughts on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the United States.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about his new book about his late father, J.L. Moreno, a psychodrama and group therapy pioneer.
John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the new Apple Pay mobile-payment service.