Dan Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
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Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about public school population sizes.
An excerpt of a book by Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the decreased efforts to fight poverty during the Reagan presidency.
Undergraduate Daniel Fine of the Wharton School is interviewed for starting a sunglass company, Glass-U.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post about HBCU accomplishments in 2013.
David Bell of the Wharton School says, “Storefront matches excess capacity with the demand for capacity in an efficient and scalable way.”
The “Jason Rhoades: Four Roads” exhibit, displayed at the Institute of Contemporary Art, is reviewed.
Ralph Muller of the Health System, Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Andrew Steinmetz of the School of Arts and Sciences suggest that hospital and health system executives have a better vantage point on health care reform changes than politicians and the general public.
Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School and the Law School says, “We’re seeing massive data breaches frequently due to low-hanging type of security problems.”
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about the discovery of a Neanderthal genome.
Etienne Benson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the urbanization of the gray squirrel.
Sarah Peters of Penn’s New Bolton Center is quoted about caring for a pony in need of surgery.
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on finding a way of getting patients to take their medication correctly.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on the fluctuating value of Bitcoins.
Ivona Percec of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about ways to rejuvenate the appearance of aging hands.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School discusses online versus in-store shopping.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education talks about new research concerning low graduation rates for black college football players.
Keerthi Gogineni of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about U.S. cancer specialists struggling to find drugs needed to best treat their patients.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed.