Alum Larry Liu is featured as a transfer student from the Community College of Philadelphia. Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is also quoted.
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Doctoral candidate Nora Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School is quoted about studying the money spent on birth control by American women.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about sleep deprivation, the relationship between work and sleep and other topics about the science of sleep.
C. Neill Epperson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug being used to help improve cognitive issues related to menopause.
Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Janet Weiner of Medicine are highlighted for studying how many doctors were in the health-insurance networks available to customers receiving health-care via the Affordable Care Act.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on how the heart can benefit from happiness.
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for being honored as one of nine “Champions of Change” by the White House.
Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for contributing to a paper about encryption.
Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School says, “Any government can shut you down, so you have to be willing to play the regulatory game.”
Louis Rulli of the Law School comments on a case against the Philadelphia district attorney and Pennsylvania’s civil forfeiture law.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted on the impact bird flu can have on the U.S. poultry business.
Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School describes international differences in worker satisfaction.
Camilo Khatchikian of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on researching the migration of ticks and the disease that has followed this journey.
David Asch and Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching the connection between Twitter and heart health.
Louis Rulli of the Law School is quoted on issues with federal forfeiture laws.
Sarah A. Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the current popularity of gluten-free diets.
Paul H. Robinson of the Law School is the writes about outdated penal codes.
Tom Baker of the Law School says, “In the insurance world, eliminating all risk is the equivalent of cold fusion or the perpetual motion machine.”
Roman de la Campa of the School of Arts & Sciences provides his thoughts on the plan to open a U.S. embassy in Cuba.
Megan Ryerson of the School of Design and the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about the new era of airline competition.