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January 14, 2013

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on institutions using “their buying power to work with suppliers to advance common strategies, common philosophies.”

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A House Divided

January 1, 2013

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences pens a feature about race, real estate and the black-white wealth gap.

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HBCU Presidents Stood Up for Civil Rights

January 13, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about presidents of historically black colleges and universities advocating for civil rights.

Article Source: Diverse

Fiscal Fix Should Include Disability Reform

January 7, 2013

Mark Duggan of the Wharton School is cited for proposing that “private disability insurance be extended to the majority of workers through their employers.”

Article Source: Bloomberg

Better, If Not Cheaper, Care

January 3, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes his opinion about health-care spending.

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Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later

January 6, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School, Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School are quoted about online courses taught through Coursera.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Women’s Health Center in Philly Could Serve as National Model for Integrated Care

December 18, 2012

C. Neill Epperson and Delane Casiano of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on the Helen O. Dickens Center for Women’s Health, a Penn Medicine clinic in West Philadelphia.

Article Source: Newsworks

Guns as Public Health Problem: A Penn Professor Speaks Out

December 18, 2012

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares her thoughts about the lack of funding for studies on guns.

Article Source: Newsworks

Audio: Bridging a New Kind of Divide With Free Online Courses

December 17, 2012

Peter Struck of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about meeting with an autistic student who takes Penn Coursera courses.

Article Source: Newsworks

University of Pennsylvania Offering Online Course in Gamification

December 17, 2012

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses an online course on gamification.

Article Source: The Times of India