David Casarett of the School of Medicine says that it is not unusual for some older patients to opt for a natural death rather than painful treatments.
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Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for his involvement in a program encouraging civic discourse.
Sheldon Hackney and Walter Licht of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on a candidate for the Harvard presidency.
Charles Bernstein and Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their involvement in an online poetry project.
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the hidden meanings behind some racial references.
David Silverman of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the debut of the new Tutankhamun exhibit.
Robin Pemantle of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a controversial test question.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School discusses the Cartoon Network’s marketing scheme gone wrong.
David Silverman of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his involvement with multiple Tut exhibits.
Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine says new lab-grown nerve systems could help bring back feeling and control to artificial limbs.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses his research on Connecticut’s homeless.
Kenneth Thomas of the Wharton School comments on the implications of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's recent trip to China.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the complications that led to Barbaro being euthanized.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education says comprehensive training should be required for incoming teachers.
Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Leonhard Euler’s mathematics legacy.
Dean Richardson provides updates on Barbaro’s most recent surgery.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the events surrounding the decision to put Barbaro to sleep.
Penn’s Wharton School is ranked #1 among business schools.
Joseph Gyourko and Anita Summers of the Wharton School are cited for their research concerning building regulations.
Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled.