Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on intensity-modulated radiation therapy.
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Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School says,“It is simply unacceptable for science to continue with people publishing on data they do not share with others.”
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences quotes the actor Will Smith as an example of what it means to have, “grit.”
Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing said, “Our study showed these nurses could be lifesavers. Hiring temporary nurses can alleviate shortages that could produce higher patient mortality.”
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Center for the Advanced Study of India’s research on making India more of an asset internationally.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School is cited for researching the impact of crowdfunding projects.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how cash donations are more helpful than food donations.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is cited in this article on last month’s rise in the Consumer Price Index.
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “The family is very actively involved in supporting both the elderly and the young. It’s a challenging task and it’s going to get more challenging.”
Gail Morrison of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark Frazier Lloyd of University Archives talk about the school’s 250th anniversary.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the characteristics of an encounter group that was replicated in an episode of the television show, “Mad Men.”
Merle Zucker, 80 years old, is featured for participating in commencement as a representative of her original Class of1956.
Katharyn Hanson of the Museum’s Penn Cultural Heritage Center talks about ISIS’ threat to the ancient city of Palmyra and ways to protect its ruins.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School is quoted about the influx of luxury rental housing and how that impacts rental choices for middle-class and young workers.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School and doctoral student Luis Ballesteros write about businesses donating to Nepalese earthquake survivors.
Jon Palmer of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on volunteer foal sitters at the new Bolton Center.
Jamie-Lee Josselyn of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, shares how the “Late Show with David Letterman” helped her cope with the death of her mother at a young age.
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is featured for his research on work/life balance.
Penn’s 259th Commencement address by Ambassador Samantha Power is cited.
Steven Marcus of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Social Policy & Practice is cited for a collaborative study about mental illness in children.