Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Philadelphia murder statistics.
Penn in the News
President Amy Gutmann and Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences author articles directed to those affected by the tragedy at Virginia Tech.
Rachel Weinberger of the School of Design discusses mass transportation.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses Barbaro’s legacy.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's controversial comments about Philadelphia.
Penn’s plans for a new land bridge are unveiled as architect Cecil Balmond of the School of Design is profiled.
Beth Soldo of the School of Arts and Sciences says baby boomers see themselves as less healthy than other generations.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Paul Wolfowitz’s leadership of the World Bank.
Louise Krasniewicz of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum authors an op-ed on the social context of gambling.
Anthony Rostain of the School of Medicine says schools are limited by laws when seeking out problem students and getting them treatment.
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education discusses the role of adjuncts in the higher education business model.
Dean Gary Hack of the School of Design discusses renovation in Philadelphia.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the possible mind-set of the Virginia Tech shooter.
MaryBeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses a proposal that may put Texas Southern University under conservatorship.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses controversial language in rap music.
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.