Penn students are highlighted for launching the Francophone Community Partnership with Henry Lea Elementary School.
Research by Katherine Milkman and alumnus Jihae Shin of the Wharton School about how backup plans may cause a person to be less motivated is cited.
Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about evidence that supports the theory that Alzheimer’s disease can be worsened by sleep deprivation.
Students are highlighted for participating in the Mr. and Ms. Penn bodybuilding competition.
David Asch and Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for studying how monetary incentives can help patients take medicine to help reduce health issues.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says that southern state governments have a long history of not supporting historically black colleges and universities.
Rex Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study that revealed the impact of brisk walking on body mass indexes and waist circumference when compared to people who played sports or exercised in the gym.
Doctoral candidate Emma Harrison and undergraduate student Aria Kovalovich of the School of Arts & Sciences are featured for researching endogeic worms.
Mitchell Lazar of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on visceral fat.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his research on ambiversion.
Roy Hamilton of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for studying electrical brain stimulation.
Rom Schrift of the Wharton School says, “Maybe there’s a sweet spot where we can actually use constraints in a way that will actually help us.”
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for researching how pessimism is not good for health.
Postdoc Jessica Martucci of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for her research about breastfeeding and natural motherhood in America.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how Tulsa’s private-public partnerships serve as a example for other cities.
Peter Decherney of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the film industry in Myanmar.
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about how schoolchildren respond to books about slavery.
Anita Allen of the Law School and the Office of the Provost is quoted about the Penn’s commitment to faculty diversity.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School pens an op-ed about her concerns with states guaranteeing pension returns.
Dean Ted Ruger and John Hollway of the Law School comment on the School receiving a federal grant to create a multijurisdictional team to review criminal errors.