Integrate Knowledge

The Minority Teacher Shortage: Fact or Fable?

September 1, 2011

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his perspective on the shortage of minority teachers.

Article Source: Education Week
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604September 14, 2011

Penn Research Team Hosts Interactive Exhibit on Climate Change and Urban Space for “Parking Day”

WHO:    University of Pennsylvania faculty, graduate and undergraduate members of Partnerships for International Research and Education Mongolia and School of Arts and Sciences staff

WHAT:    Scientists transform a parking space into an interactive exhibit on Mongolian climate change research

WHEN:    Sept. 16, 2011
                9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, as It Should Have

September 14, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. Judge Rules Health Care Provision Unconstitutional

September 13, 2011

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Constitution’s commerce clause.

Article Source: CNN

Economists Show Support for Obama Job-Growth Plan

September 9, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s job-growth plan.

Article Source: Associated Press

Lawmakers Consider Bankruptcy ‘Forum Shopping’

September 8, 2011

David Skeel of the Law School comments on bankruptcy legislation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658September 8, 2011

Penn's Jonathan Moreno: 'Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?'

In his Sept. 8 column, titled “Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?” Penn’s Jonathan Moreno ponders if neuroscience research, or “neurosecurity,” can aid anti-terrorism efforts in a post-9/11 world.
Moreno is a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor with joint appointments in the Perelman School of Medicine’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of History and Sociology of Science. He holds the David and Lyn Silfen University Professorship of Ethics.

Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?

September 8, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on post-9/11 “neurosecurity.”

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Why Everyone Else Was Too Stupid to Know Irene Would Fizzle

August 31, 2011

Rob Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Dunning-Kruger effect.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Irene Rains on August Back-to-School Sales

September 1, 2011

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School shares her views on the "retail landscape."

Article Source: Reuters