Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center talks about the difficulties minority lawmakers face when trying to turn their ideas into law.
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Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine says health-care practitioners are cautious about weight-loss medications because of their inconsistent history.
Steve Donahue has been named the new head coach for men’s basketball.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for her research on financial literacy.
Erin Maloney and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss their research on the use of electronic cigarette advertisements.
Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study titled “Sports Sentiment and Stock Returns.”
Stefan Al of the School of Design comments on city planning in Philadelphia.
Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Satire really reflects the power, the political balance of power in a society, more than any kind of cultural taboo.”
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit and speech to the U.S. Congress.
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests the best way for medical professionals to help traumatic brain injury patients.
Penn is mentioned as a partner for the “Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia” project.
Matthew Levendusky of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his research on partisan media.
President Amy Gutmann discusses how Penn is becoming more accessible for lower-income students.
Andy Minn, Robert Vonderheide and Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss a clinical trial for a cancer treatment.
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School talks about the similarities between stress tests for banks and restaurant health inspections.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for receiving the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award from the American Council on Education.
Postdoctoral fellow Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a new approach to game theory he studied with Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Justin McDaniel and other members of the Penn Ghost Project share their thoughts about creating an online ghost story archive.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on the new Apple Watch.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions writes about selecting the class of 2019.