Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the CDC is not always immune to partisan politics.
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Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss Factcheck.org, and their new book, UnSpun.”
An exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Arts is featured.
President Amy Gutmann is listed as among the top CEOs in the Philadelphia area.
Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for its sponsorship of a conference examining political attack ads.
Carol Wilson Spigner of the School of Policy and Practice participates in an investigation of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
Daniel Janzen and Winifred Hallwachs of the School of Arts and Sciences are profiled for their moth research and books, “100 Caterpillars” and “100 Butterflies and Moths.”
Joel Cooper of the School of Medicine discusses a procedure to aid breathing for patients with advanced lung cancer.
John Paul MacDuffie of the Wharton School discusses a health-care crisis among Detroit auto workers.
Richard Leventhal the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum says tomb raiding is fueled by illegal art trade demand.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences says African-Americans are under-represented in the black student populations at U.S. universities.
Thomas Childers of the School of Arts and Sciences and his book, “The Best Years of Their Lives: Coming Home From World War II and Beyond,” are profiled.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says publicity among younger demographics is a necessity for presidential candidates.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses responsible physician-assisted and financial planning.
The School of Nursing’s LIFE program, an elder-care alternative, is featured.
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School authors an op-ed concerning subprime loans.
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School says a drop in manufacturing and an aging population fuels health-care growth in major cities.
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is featured alongside his book, “Last Harvest: How a Cornfield Became New Daleville.”
Roger Greenberg of the School of Medicine discusses the discovery of a possible breast-cancer gene.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Paul Wolfowitz and his tenure at the World Bank.