Katharyn Hanson of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center talks about ISIS taking over the ancient site of Palmyra.
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Donald Keim of the Wharton School is quoted about co-authoring a paper titled, “Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners.”
A celebration for the 250th anniversary of the medical school is highlighted.
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety is mentioned as the board president of the Philadelphia Police Foundation.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments the financial struggles of historically black colleges and universities, namely South Carolina State.
Pinar Yildrim of the Wharton School is quoted about the Indego bike-share program.
Patricia Rose of Career Services reflects on employers recruiting college students and how intern pools have impacted how they seek new employees.
Roy Hamilton of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on detecting signs of cognitive impairment.
Andrew Towne, was graduated today from the Law School and the Wharton School, is highlighted for his experience surviving the earthquake in Nepal.
Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on whether or not Pedialyte helps cure hangovers.
Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited about moral agency.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says, “The first pillar of old-age support, namely our national Social Security system, is running into the red.”
Penn is mentioned for hosting an annual Trans* Health Conference for the past 13 years.
Samantha Power’s commencement address to the Class of 2015 is featured.
Robert Inman of the Wharton School is cited for comparing city and suburban taxes.
Graduate School of Education’s Marybeth Gasman’s new book, Educating a Diverse Nation: Lessons from Minority-Serving Institutions, co-authored with Clifton Conrad is featured
David Yusko of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how survivors of the Amtrak train derailment will cope with the tragedy.
Chas Dorman of Athletics shares how he would spend a day in Philadelphia.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “Administrators realize there’s no way HBCUs are going to continue unless they engage Latino and Asian students in particular.”
Scott Halpern of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about the results of a study that reveals how the threat of losing money helped people quit smoking.