Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School contributes his views on concentrating too narrowly on subjects in college.
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Andrew Rappe of the School of Arts and Sciences is mentioned for researching a new material to make inexpensive and efficient solar panels.
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine says, “People respond very powerfully to micro-incentives.”
Linton Whitaker, David Sarwer and Jesse Taylor of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the Center for Human Appearance’s recent conference “Appearance & Identity.”
David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study that used eye-tracking technology to help detect autism.
Graduate students Elizabeth Beattie, Nick Parrotta, Nick McGill and Niko Vladimirov of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for developing the Titan Arm.
Penn is cited for pioneering course evaluations by students.
Peter Groeneveld of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about bypass surgeries.
Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the transition from prescription opioids to heroin.
Penn’s New College House is featured.
An Annenberg Public Policy Center study on gender in film is cited.
Michael Rickels of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on islet cell transplantation.
Boon Thau Loo of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for his startup company Gencore Systems.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the plastic surgery industry.
Tom Baker of the Law School says, “Given how hard it is to get these exchanges to work, officials are now much more favorably inclined to getting brokers involved.”
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the connection between obesity and sexual behavior.
Anne Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “In light of the high volume of prescriptions and aggressive marketing by testosterone manufacturers, prescribers and patients should be wary.”
Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes an op-ed about New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and his accomplishments with an antipoverty program.
Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School comments on the future of the World Retail Congress Africa.
Scott Rosner of the Wharton School is quoted about the Mets and minority partner Steven A. Cohen.