Justin Wolfers of Penn’s Wharton School says research suggests point shaving in college basketball.
Penn in the News
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.
Jeff Roth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the criminologist commentary of the ‘90s.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses the difference in connotation of “gaming” and “gambling.”
Mark I. Greene and colleagues in the School of Medicine have made a blood test more sensitive, possibly opening the way to earlier detection of cancers.
Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the first human migration to America.
Polk Wagner of the Law School says online predators pose a
greater threat to children than pornography.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his pioneering research in positive psychology.
Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine discusses an Alzheimer’s patient’s artistic visual documentation of his mental decline.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says the SAT scoring errors were small enough so as to not affect early-admission decisions.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses the impact of recent SAT errors.
Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine discusses adult behavioral trends for children who grow up transgender.
Donald Bogle of the School of Arts and Sciences says the experience of trading races on a new show might be more educational for one of the families in particular.
Jeff Roth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses theories behind drops in teenage crime.
James McKay of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on addiction.
Jonathan Barnett of the School of Design comments on urban layout in relation to population growth in the future.
Stephen Rubin of the School of Medicine discusses the symptoms of cervical cancer.