J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on top executive positions, talent and luck.
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Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for research on how social norms emerge and the rise in popularity of certain baby names..
Adam Grant of the Wharton School co-authors an article about women doing “office housework.”
President Amy Gutmann discusses how she paid for tuition as an undergraduate student and the future of college affordability.
Harvey Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine and wife Cindy Friedman are highlighted for traveling with the Botswana-Penn Partnership and buying art to bring back to Philadelphia.
Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses his research on social trends.
Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is interviewed about parent perspectives on vaccines.
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for their study, “The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness.”
Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As a society, we have to figure out how we regulate this media – what’s the social contract and the role of the FCC in their regulatory oversight?”
Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on how the college advantage gap is widening based on family income.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about how to appropriately request a letter of recommendation.
A study about social trends by Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design writes about the future of Philadelphia as an energy hub.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on financial literacy and decision-making.
Susan Ellenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about decisions to offer the drug favipiravir as an Ebola drug treatment.
A collaborative study including the Graduate School of Education’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy about the growing equity gap between low-income and affluent students is cited.
Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying the effect of self-affirmation on health advice.
The Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy in the Graduate School of Education is cited for a collaborative report on income inequality in higher education.
Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed on domestic violence.
Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying self-affirmation.