Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing says it is possible that environmental factors could trigger an existing genetic predisposition to autism.
Penn in the News
Nobel Laureate Alan MacDiarmid is memorialized.
President Amy Gutmann comments on Harvard’s presidential nominee, Drew Gilpin Faust.
Chemistry Professor Alan MacDiarmid is remembered.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design discusses the five internationally recognized designers selected to help re-design the Philadelphia riverfront.
John Cipollini of Dining Services discusses Penn’s transition to frying free of trans fats.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses Penn’s record number of applicants.
President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s expansion.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design authors an op-ed on Philadelphia zoning restrictions.
Michael Leja of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a sale that helped keep “Gross Clinic” in Philadelphia.
President Amy Gutmann and Sheldon Hackney and Demie Kurz, both of the School of Arts and Sciences, comment on a leading candidate for the Harvard presidency.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on autism and mercury-based vaccinations.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses recent political rhetoric concerning Iraq.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured in a historical documentary.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses financial strategies of General Electric.
Thomas Wadden of the School of Medicine says obesity surgery should never be the first step of a weight-loss plan.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on the status of high-ranking CEOs.
President Amy Gutmann says Penn will participate in the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.
David Casarett of the School of Medicine says that it is not unusual for some older patients to opt for a natural death rather than painful treatments.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for his involvement in a program encouraging civic discourse.