President Amy Gutmann talks about President Obama’s proposal to tax 529 college plans.
Penn in the News
Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on a Penn study on Medicaid reimbursements for physicians and the number of poor patients.
Bill Hanson of the University of Pennsylvania Health System is quoted about big-data initiatives in medicine.
Douglas Smith and Robert Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss how a new blood test could indicate severity of concussions.
James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for his work with compiling the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index.
Dominic Sisti and Andrea Segal of the Perelman School of Medicine and Ezekiel Emanuel of PSOM and the Wharton School discuss their thoughts on returning to mental asylums.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.
Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for researching how emotional language used on Twitter in specific locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes in the health care industry.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s omission of housing in the State of the Union address.
The design for the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics is highlighted.
Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine answers questions about the importance of sleep.
Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching how emotional language used on Twitter in particular locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.
Penn is highlighted for plans to build the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.
Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President says, “There’s a new way of orienting economic development around those most-reliable institutions -- you can say to a hospital or university, ‘you’re not going anywhere, you’re providing great service, but how else are you contributing to the place you call home?’”
Kathryn Hellerstein of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for winning the Barbara Dobkin Award for Women’s Studies for her book A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987.
President Amy Gutmann discusses making college more accessible and affordable for students.
Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School discusses boundaries that need to be set when going into business with a significant other.
Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for developing “prolonged exposure therapy.”
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about the diminishing impact of the State of the Union address.