Dean Eric Furda of Admissions writes about selecting the class of 2019.
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Kristen Feemster of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on balancing freedom of speech and religion while making decisions.
Bill Hanson of the University of Pennsylvania Health System says, “There’s sort of a yin/yang of the desire to exchange information and protect information. There are also the politics of working with competitors.”
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for studying gender bias conversations in the workplace.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her Ted Talk on “grit.”
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for helping curate the “Represent: 200 Years of African Art” exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Cecile Sam of the Graduate School of Education says, “There’s still a huge divide between K-12 and higher ed.”
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on pneumonia.
Philip Johnson and James Wilson of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for their research.
Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design talks about his involvement with helping save Philadelphia’s 19th Street Baptist Church, which was designed by Frank Furness and constructed in 1874.
Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the results of a clinical trial that introduces a “triple threat” combination that could be effective in treating melanoma.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses end-of-life decisions for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Katharyn Hanson of the Museum comments on antiquities in Iraq and Syria damaged by extremist group ISIS.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for her thoughts on the potential negative impact of free community colleges on four-year minority-serving institutions.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School co-authors an article on how workplace equality is beneficial for men.
Jennifer Morrissette and Peter Nowell of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss cancer treatment.
Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem of the Wharton School write about coping with large-scale disasters.
Nadia Heninger of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about the “FREAK flaw.”
Peter Snyder of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s suggestions for makers of prescription testosterone products.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses why many Americans doubt science.