Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the shrinking state support of historically black colleges and universities.
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Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about adjunct instructors unionizing at Howard University.
The Wharton School’s Karl Ulrich, Mauro Guillen and Geoffrey Garrett, incoming dean, are quoted.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about promoting success for black male students.
Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School talked about the racist remarks made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “I think Philadelphia is torn between its northern and southern heritage.”
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the U.S. housing market.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “For Modi the overseas Gujaratis who are clearly wealthy are a way to acquire a degree of legitimacy.”
Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his comments on how the NBA might handle remarks made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “You had more racial diversity and socio-economic mixing in the public schools, and far fewer schools with all rich kids together and all poor kids together.”
Clyde Markowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about his reservations about the side effects and long-term consequences of medical marijuana.
Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School comments on the branding of Heartbleed.
John Gearhart of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on using cloning technologies to generate stem cells.
Loretta Sweet Jemmott of the School of Nursing talks about her time as a candy striper at the local hospital.
A report by the Institute for Research on Higher Education led by Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is cited.
Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School is interviewed about a collaborative study, “Marriage and Managers’ Attitudes to Risk.”
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School writes about Mayor Nutter’s recent deal to sell Philadelphia Gas Works.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center writes a letter to the editor in response to an article, “Friends Can Be Dangerous.”
Ida Bowser Asbury, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, is mentioned.
Patricia Danzon of the Wharton School discusses the expense of miracle drugs.