Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the previous mayors of Detroit.
Penn in the News
Joseph Bordogna of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering is making a name for itself.
Charles Dackis of the School of Medicine discusses a new drug treatment for patients combating cocaine addiction.
Michael Tierney of the Graduate School of Education joins other scholars in a discussion on politics, trade, and the Iraq war.
Kenneth Lande of School of the Arts and Sciences says deep underground laboratories can provide a wealth of information about the planet.
Carolyn Marvin of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communications says a non-English national anthem wouldn’t be news without the immigration debate.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses accusations of negligence against HMO Kaiser’s organ-transplant programs.
David Rudovsky of the Law School discusses fatal police shootings in Philadelphia in 2006.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the chaotic situation disabled children sometimes encounter in foster-care systems.
Charles Mooney of the Law School addresses laptop bans in the classroom.
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences says language differences in America are becoming easier to track.
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.