President Amy Gutmann says, “We live in a time that calls for heroes whose lives bear testimony to everything that is kind, that is brave, that is selfless.”
Undergraduate Rohan Shah of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured as founder of Slice Capital.
Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine helps explain why some faces turn red when exercising.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the 14-day cut-off rule for scientists to stop conducting experiments on human embryos.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School is quoted about the role of crowdfunding consultants.
Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on teaching people to use opioids sparingly.
Wendell Pritchett and third-year student Max Weiss of the Law School contribute their thoughts on the funding crisis of the School District of Philadelphia in comparison to peer cities.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy talks about the impact of offering matching money to organizations.
Eric Schelter of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about developing a method to recycle rare earth magnets.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for her new book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
Robert Bonacci of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article about HIV policy in the United States.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School writes about a pilot program for elderly Medicare patients which gives them the primary care right where they live.
The hands-on tours at the Ancient Egypt exhibit at the Penn Museum are mentioned.
Undergraduates Lauren McCann and Bobby Lundquist are highlighted for a new project, “Dear Penn Freshmen,” that uses letters from upperclassmen to encourage younger students.
Undergraduate winners of Wharton’s Business Plan Competition are featured.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed about Barbaro.
Laura Huang of the Wharton School says, “Entrepreneurs may or may not actually make good directors — and that is still an empirical question — but this research importantly shows that, regardless, the mere appointment of an entrepreneur is associated with performance and real outcomes.”
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says, “Cards that don’t make sense for someone’s life won’t be bought in today’s world, so looking for an underserved segment is a terrific growth opportunity.”
Research about college affordability led by the Institute for Research on Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education is cited.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for her book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.