William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences says language differences in America are becoming easier to track.
Penn in the News
C. Brian Rose of the Penn Museum addresses the high risk of destruction during wartime for Afghanistan’s relics.
Stephen J. Hoch of Penn’s Wharton School discusses the recent spikes in gas prices.
Patrick Brennan of the School of Medicine says gifts from pharmaceutical companies shouldn’t be allowed to influence doctors.
Mary Frances Barry of the School of Arts and Sciences joins a discussion on the Iraq war.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on racial tensions surrounding drug-testing trials.
Penn research is cited concerning land development.
Mary Anne Layden of the School of Medicine debates the propriety of a new adult entertainment venture the Old City section of Philadelphia.
Andrew Rappe of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a breakthrough in nanotechnology.
Megan Mitchell of Penn’s Wharton School discusses the school’s business-plan competition.
John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a piece on challenges facing faith-based initiatives.
Leslie Callahan of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Pentecostalism.
Chanita Hughes Halbert of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses how different races feel about trusting the health-care system.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on privacy issues involved in schools’ monitoring of Web activity.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses which types of coursework give students a leg up in the admissions process.
A student finds success in the College of General Studies.
President Amy Gutmann discusses admission quotas.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says international interests will often be at odds with the Bush forceful foreign policy.
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences and Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discuss their activities in television commentary. Dean Rebecca Bushnell of the School of Arts and Sciences cites the importance of such coverage.
Robert Zemsky of the Learning Alliance for Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education is featured for research concerning the rising costs of tuition.