Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences and postdoc student Alessia Ranciaro are featured for their research that ties Africans’ lactose tolerance to the spread of cattle raising.
Penn in the News
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares his comments on President Obama’s new government program My Brother’s Keeper.
Penn students who volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in North Carolina are profiled.
Frank Leone of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article about regulating e-cigarettes.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is interviewed about the need to examine the risks of the energy boom.
Americus Reed of the Wharton School discusses branding and marketing via social media.
Research led by Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the need to support low-income and first-generation students.
Pinar Yildirim of the Wharton School comments on the popularity of online quizzes.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is interviewed.
Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains the stages and the body changes that take place during sleep.
Anthony Elms of the Institute of Contemporary Art speaks about the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Michael Ashburn of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that more physician training is needed on how to properly use medication to treat pain.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how higher pay alone will not solve educational challenges.
Terri Lipman of the School of Nursing discusses the research of diagnoses of Type 1 diabetes in Philadelphia children.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Knowing their risk of developing cognitive impairment is very relevant to making plans around retirement and where they live.”
Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum is quoted about the importance of Duffy’s Cut.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the quality of the Affordable Care Act.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his comments on the latest jobs report.
Chris William Sanchirico of the Law School comments on the effects of lowering a tax rate on multinational corporations.