Christopher Patusky of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the culture shock that can stem from immigration.
Penn in the News
Steven Hahn of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Harvard’s choice for president.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research on teacher attrition.
Theodore Hershberg of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses state Sen. Vincent Fumo.
E. Ann Matter of the School of Arts and Sciences says Harvard’s new
president will bring a different perspective.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says Penn applications are up.
Provost Ronald Daniels discusses the addition of Philippe Bourgois as a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor in the School of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the role African immigrants play in affirmative action in the United States.
Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing says it is possible that environmental factors could trigger an existing genetic predisposition to autism.
Nobel Laureate Alan MacDiarmid is memorialized.
President Amy Gutmann comments on Harvard’s presidential nominee, Drew Gilpin Faust.
Chemistry Professor Alan MacDiarmid is remembered.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design discusses the five internationally recognized designers selected to help re-design the Philadelphia riverfront.
John Cipollini of Dining Services discusses Penn’s transition to frying free of trans fats.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses Penn’s record number of applicants.
President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s expansion.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design authors an op-ed on Philadelphia zoning restrictions.
Michael Leja of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a sale that helped keep “Gross Clinic” in Philadelphia.
President Amy Gutmann and Sheldon Hackney and Demie Kurz, both of the School of Arts and Sciences, comment on a leading candidate for the Harvard presidency.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on autism and mercury-based vaccinations.