Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on the shrinking number of high school graduates and how that impacts area colleges and universities.
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Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine says that the study does not “resolve the question of what the risk is to someone with no family history and a mutation.”
Dennis DeTurck and Bruce Lenthall of the School of Arts & Sciences write about a hands-on approach to teaching STEM through Structured Active In-class Learning, SAIL.
David Bell of the Wharton School discusses the popularity of online shopping and what it means for brick-and-mortar stores.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education pens a letter about white privilege.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted from his book Reinventing American Health Care.
Adam Goodman, a graduate student in the School of Arts & Sciences, sheds light on the migrant trail from Central America to the United States.
Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on the ambition and scope of the Common Core.
Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum co-writes an op-ed on the state of archaeological sites under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education participates in a discussion about the effectiveness of college ratings and about issues affecting minorities.
Peter Gearhart of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The small details can help make for a very memorable birth experience and give patients a very positive view of themselves as mothers.”
Robert Town of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a review of competition in health-care markets.
Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and media.
Corinne Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed.
The Perelman School of Medicine’s Mariell Jessup and Lee Goldberg comment on a study on an experimental drug for heart failure.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for a collaborative survey that traced the trajectory of Dalit entrepreneurs.
Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School speaks about businesses relying on bonuses.
John DiIulio of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed about expanding the federal public service by 1 million and pruning federal private contractors to make way for better, smaller government.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School talks about strategies to motivate employees.
Cassie Mogilner of the Wharton School discusses studying what kind of experiences make people happy and why.