Janet Monge and William Hafford are highlighted for re-discovering a 6,500-year-old skeleton in the Penn Museum’s collection.
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Ronald Harty of the School of Veterinary Medicine is featured for studying compounds that could reduce the ability of a virus like Ebola.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted.
Jonathan D. Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a color-blind artist implanted with a device to help him see.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the waning popularity of televised political debates.
Athletic Director M. Grace Calhoun is interviewed.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine provides information on treating Ebola in the United States.
David Skeel of the Law School authors an op-ed comparing the financial situations of Puerto Rico and mainland United States.
Al D'Angelantonio of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests salt water as a podiatric treatment.
Audio: Graduate student Matthew Piccoli of the School of Engineering talks about the physics of Frisbees and robots.
Undergraduate Jelani Hayes of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about society and prison rape.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School comments on nicknames for job titles.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her thoughts on investing in historically black colleges and universities.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted on issues with technological privacy.
A study by Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School is referenced in Toronto's planning for its upcoming decision in hiring a new head of police.
Perry Habecker of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted on working to find the cause of dolphin deaths.
Brian Leas and Craig Umscheid of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the spread of infection through the use of “direct oral suction” used during a type of circumcision.
Janet Monge of the Penn Museum is profiled as best museum curator.
Statistics from the Wharton School are used in this article about the relationship between finance and technology.
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of helping students finish college.