Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School is quoted about tech companies, saying, “We see the front end which is the app, but typically we don’t see what’s sitting behind that which is a lot of data analytics, and I really think that’s Wharton’s sweet spot.”
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Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching smoking cessation.
Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses how to design flying robots that are equipped with sensors to avoid things autonomously.
Toen Castle and Randall Kamien of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about developing a system of rules for making 3D shapes out of a 2D structure.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for discovering a number of different sub-sets of givers.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for administering an intervention that asked students to anticipate obstacles.
Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School discusses geopolitics, specifically China and the Communist Party.
Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine explains how sound works.
Guobin Yang of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses how the Chinese government channels Internet expression as a form of censorship.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about who will serve as the GOP’s conservative cultural hero.
Chileshe Nkonde-Price of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This is a real shift in the cardiovascular community to look upstream and to ask what can we do to prevent risk factors.”
Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the history of weight-loss drugs.
Eric Schneider of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the War on Drugs.
Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum is interviewed about the process for researching and recreating ancient alcoholic beverages.
Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School write about keeping New Year’s resolutions.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the challenges India will face in 2015.
Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is spotlighted for researching a new brain-imaging approach that could help with smoking cessation.
Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for continuing work in an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is interviewed about Philadelphia’s future as an energy hub.
Joshua Plotkin and postdoctoral researcher Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about using game theory in a decision-making study.