Flaura Winston of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about parents encouraging their female children to study STEM topics.
Penn in the News
Rutendo Chigora, student in the School of Arts & Sciences, is named a Rhodes scholar.
Predictions on the stock market from the Wharton School’s Jeremy Siegel are included in this article about the end-of-year financial status.
The Wharton School’s Jonah Berger is quoted on the role a photograph can play in during times of unrest.
Salam Al Kuntar of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on this article about work being done in Syria by Penn’s Cultural Heritage Center.
Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is quoted on the employment rate and wages.
Sara Heller of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for a study on the relationship between teenagers who hold summer jobs and the rate of violent crime.
Paul Schoemaker at the Wharton School is co-author of this commentary on Nelson Mandela’s leadership.
Scott Rosner of the Wharton School comments on the Philadelphia 76ers, saying, “They’re tearing it down from a performance standpoint, while building it up on the management side.”
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for her approach to teaching students grit.
David Rudovsky of the Law School shares his comments on the Eric Garner case.
Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching regions of the brain that may help predict success rates for quitting smoking.
Stephanos Bibas of the Law School comments on the difficulty of bringing charges against police officers.
Graduate student Erica Sokol of the School of Social Policy & Practice is feature for creating a nonprofit organization, Students CARE.