John Jackson of the School of Arts and Science reviews Jeff Wiltes's “Contested Waters.”
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Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is profiled for his book “Last Harvest.”
Gerald Porter of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a resolution urging Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to sell its stake in PetroChina due to a moral dilemma with the Sudanese government.
Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication are cited for their founding of FactCheck.org and for their new book, “Unspun: Findings Facts in a World of Disinformation.”
Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses ethics dilemmas in a Gates Foundation stock merger.
Gerald Porter of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a resolution urging Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to sell its stake in PetroChina.
President Amy Gutmann is cited for her participation in a meeting of Ivy League female presidents.
University Secretary Leslie Kruhly discusses Penn’s 2007 Commencement.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine is profiled.
President Amy Gutmann discusses federal policies that affect universities.
Klaus Kaestner of the School of Medicine discusses a gene that may explain why some live longer.
President Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication are cited for their participation in a Penn-sponsored Washington conference on civility in politics.
Penn’s role in a civility conference in Washington is cited.
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research into racial bias in the NBA’s refereeing.
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School discusses urban design and its affect on city skylines.
Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine discusses bioethics questions affecting astronauts in space.
Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School says insurers should reward individuals’ damage mitigation.
President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn Connects.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the issue of inter-racial diversity in college applicants.
Raymond Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that attracting veterinary students to a farm animal practice is more difficult.