Two University of Pennsylvania professors are coauthors, along with two other scholars, on a perspective piece published this week in the journal Science that calls for an end to the use of genetic concepts of race in biological research.
With the 2016 United States presidential election race ramping up, experts from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, or SP2, are analyzing 10 of the nation’s key social justice and policy issues in a project called SP2 Penn Top 10 Social Justice & Policy Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election.
Fresh off the leading the Quakers to a pair of Ivy wins over the weekend,Sydney Stipanovich of the Penn women’s basketball team was named the Ivy League Player of the Week on Monday. It is Stipanovich’s fourth recognition this season, and 10th of her career. The Quakers now lead the league in weekly honors.
University of Pennsylvania researchers Heath Schmidt, Matthew Hayes and Bart De Jonghe have shown that a drug used for diabetes and obesity may also reduce cocaine dependence.
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Marilyn Howarth of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on lead poisoning in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey region.
Garrett FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying the role of the internal clock in human disease.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School talks about his new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.
James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for authoring “The Global Go-To Think Tanks Index.”
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s strategy with young feminists.
Lawrence Hrebiniak of the Wharton School shares his concerns about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s leadership of the Internet company.
Marc Levine of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about how speed eaters manage to eat as much as they do and how quickly.
A new docu-series called Penn Vet on the Animal Planet television network will focus on Ryan Hospital and New Bolton Center.