Adam Grant of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on why people do not always give credit where it is due.
Penn in the News
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “One has to understand there are three branches of government before you can understand balance of power.”
Penn’s commitment to local engagement and trailblazing role in procurement is cited.
Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about his experience as a black college professor.
Undergraduates Tom Catullo, Alex Crits-Christoph, Jonathan Dubin and Reed Rosenbluth are featured for creating “Brand Killer” at the PennApps Winter 2015 hackathon.
Doctoral student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “We now think of chronic stress as a chronic upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system.”
Charles Pollack of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a study about reversing the effects of Pradaxa.
Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is interviewed.
Andrew Siegel and Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine write about giving teenagers the power to decide on life-saving treatment for themselves.
President Amy Gutmann talks about President Obama’s proposal to tax 529 college plans.
Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on a Penn study on Medicaid reimbursements for physicians and the number of poor patients.
Bill Hanson of the University of Pennsylvania Health System is quoted about big-data initiatives in medicine.
Douglas Smith and Robert Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss how a new blood test could indicate severity of concussions.
James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for his work with compiling the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index.
Dominic Sisti and Andrea Segal of the Perelman School of Medicine and Ezekiel Emanuel of PSOM and the Wharton School discuss their thoughts on returning to mental asylums.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.
Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for researching how emotional language used on Twitter in specific locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes in the health care industry.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s omission of housing in the State of the Union address.
The design for the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics is highlighted.