Ann Elizabeth Mayer of the Wharton School authors a letter concerning Islamic banking.
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Lorraine Tulman of the School of Nursing says a new birth control pill with less effectiveness is unlikely to sell.
Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine says recent research on homosexuality in sheep and how it relates to humans is controversial.
Brett Cucchiara of the School of Medicine discusses a new test that may help predict strokes.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides updates to Barbaro’s condition.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the State of the Union speech.
Penn research concerning gambling at universities is cited.
Penn’s dancing crossing guard, Floyd Johnson, is highlighted.
Dean Richardson of the Veterinary School of Medicine is honored for his treatment of Barbaro.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses the ethical complications that surround gestational surrogacy.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says standardized tests are still an important means of evaluating applicants.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the president’s State of the Union speech represents one of his last chances to shape his image.
Penn's long-term debt rating is upgraded.
Richard Zettler of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences says many Iraqi relics displayed in other countries were illegally procured.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says that the State of the Union address is one among the most difficult speeches a president makes.
Erling Boe and Sujie Shin of the Graduate School of Education are cited for their research concerning international standardized testing.
Sarah Igo of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her book, “The Average American.”
Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine discusses the opening of the new Center for Spirituality and the Mind at Penn.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides an update on Barbaro’s most recent surgery.
Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School contributes to a column on net neutrality.