Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses controversial language in rap music.
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Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School says traditional newspapers’ popularity is in a continuous decline.
Laura Balcer of the School of Medicine discusses a new drug that treats the vision loss associated with multiple sclerosis.
Aubrey Baadsgaard and Richard Zettler of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their investigation into an ancient burial site. Janet Monge of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the digital mapping of exhibits.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is cited for his research on index funds and his book “Stocks for the Long Run.”
Jennifer Blouin of the Wharton School says income tax payments made by many companies is not clarified for investors.
Christopher Chen of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says it is rare when a researcher can combine medical expertise with technical application.
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on mortgage gouging.
Sanjeev Khanna of Computer and Information Systems and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President discusses development in Philadelphia.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the Don Imus controversy.
Theodore Hershberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says the School District of Philadelphia needs revamping.
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School says the rights of those in civil unions are still somewhat ambiguous.
Sean Hennessy of the School of Medicine says the FDA should focus more on post-approval safety funding.
Megan Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses business-school entrepreneurial competitions.
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the evolution of the English language.
Daniel Bogen of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the “Taste of Judaism” program.
John Kucharczuk of the School of Medicine says a new stent treatment can help emphysema patients.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses wait listing.
Joan Von Feldt of the School of Medicine says nutraceuticals do not have the same safety requirements and regulations as pharmaceuticals.