Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests that early sociological study of suburbs may have been biased.
Penn in the News
Penn announces a new financial-aid program to benefit lower-income families.
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses the intricacies of political donations.
Shelley Rankin of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the transmission of germs and viruses to pets.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s robotic soccer team is featured in a piece on robotic sports.
Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses applying mathematical strategies to NCAA brackets.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his application of his “positive psychology “ techniques to businesses.
Robert M. Nelson of the School of Medicine is cited for his co-authorship of an open-letter challenging ethics of popular blood study.
Stephen Burbank of the Law School is cited for his work as an arbitrator for an NFL player.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Public Policy discusses Presidential speech rhetoric.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses heavy AP course loads.
Don Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the advantages of democratic elections.
Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses population growth in the census.
Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for research on increased gambling among students.
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses local linguistic differences in New York State.
Justin Wolfers of Penn’s Wharton School says research suggests point shaving in college basketball.
President Amy Gutmann’s visit to Beijing is chronicled.
Patricia Labosky of the School of Medicine says human embryos have the organs for both genders.
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses regional linguistic variances.
Christopher Bradie of Penn Business Services discusses the benefits of a chain- owned bookstore.