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Reclaimed Wastewater for Drinking: Safe but Still a Tough Sell

January 31, 2012

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the idea of drinking reclaimed wastewater.

Article Source: National Geographic
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604January 31, 2012

Penn Receives NSF Grant to Research Geological Record of Chilean Earthquakes

PHILADELPHIA — Geological evidence of earthquakes and tsunamis aids in anticipating the timing and magnitude of future events. This natural warning system now influences building codes and planning in the United States, Canada and Japan, particularly where the geological record demonstrates prehistoric earthquakes larger than those known from written and instrumental records.

Racists in America

January 30, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her commentary on racism in the United States.

Catholic School Closings Need More Than a Miracle

January 30, 2012

Joseph Tierney of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on several Catholic school closings in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

College Grad Rates Are ‘Bad Data’

January 26, 2012

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research and his book Remaking the American University.

Article Source: Washington Post

Obama and Incivility: A Presidential Tradition

January 27, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on political incivility.

Article Source: USA Today

Super Bowl Becoming the Social Media Event of the Season for Advertisers

January 27, 2012

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on advertisement during the Super Bowl game.

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U.S. Recovery Slowly Gained Speed in Late ’11, Data Show

January 27, 2012

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the recovery of the American economy.

Article Source: New York Times

Pounding the Pavement Calms Autistic Runner in Lake County

January 25, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on engaging children in physical activities to support a healthy lifestyle.

Article Source: Orlando Sentinel

Audio: To Grow Business, Starbucks Thinks Outside the Cup

January 26, 2012

David Reibstein of the Wharton School comments on Starbucks’ desire to expand beyond coffee.

Article Source: National Public Radio