Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says that the definition of life and creation will become more problematic as science evolves.
Penn in the News
Penn student Phillip Benedetti is cited for his research in organic chemistry.
Penn’s program of undergraduate research is highlighted.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says contingency planning should be broad and not focused on any single scenario.
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education discusses male friendship.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discuss the dynamics of diversity in different environments.
Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on how prison inmates affect the U.S. Census.
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses people in their 20s.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses college rankings.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on employee health-care discounts.
Richard Doty of the School of Medicine discusses how smell-magnitude tests can help detect Alzheimer’s in its early stages.
Gino Segre of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled.
Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing says that supplemental nurses improve overall hospital safety.
Thomas Donaldson of the Wharton School says that television shows that include public arrests should be wary of profiting or facilitating bias.
John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses policymaking in the Bush administration.
Michael Lazar of the School of Medicine is cited for his diabetes research.
Jo Buyske of the School of Medicine is profiled.
Andrew Geier of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses childhood obesity and its ramifications.
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School discusses the current state of home loans.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses parental rights in the context of an international custody battle.