Kathryn Edin of the School of Arts and Sciences says there are many factors in poor neighborhoods that elevate motherhood’s importance above marriage.
Penn in the News
Penn dancers Tina Mehta and Raju Singh practice a Bollywood routine.
President Amy Gutmann praises the abilities of Drew Faust, the president-designate of Harvard.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School for Education discusses historically African-American colleges.
Damon Freeman of the School of Social Policy and Practice is profiled for his research on psychologist Kenneth Bancroft Clark.
Vice President Robin Beck of Information Systems and Computing discusses illegal downloading.
Carl June of the School of Medicine discusses the future of vaccines.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the unknown history of the civil rights struggle in the North.
President Amy Gutmann discusses the growth of interest by Korean students in U.S. colleges and universities.
Lim Soo-jin, a Wharton student, is profiled.
Thomas Wadden of the School of Medicine says structured meal plans can help with the battle against obesity.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his language blog, The Language Log.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a rash of recent robberies that used hot beverages as weapons.
Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on prisons.
Penn’s “Idea-Slam” event that profiles student inventors is profiled.
Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the demographics of Philadelphia gun violence.
President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s involvement in a program that seeks to reduce carbon emissions on campus.
Steven Sondheimer of the School of Medicine says modern contraceptives are very safe.
Dan Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses a student engineering challenge.
Franklin Allen of the Wharton School discusses the future of the auto industry.