David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about the importance of Wall Street regulators doing more cost-benefit analysis.
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the Graduate School of Education comments on how adolescent students do not wait for adults to discuss sensitive topics with them but instead speak about issues with their friends.
Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on why offering monetary incentives to workers to lose weight was unsuccessful.
Hermann Pferfferkorn of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “But, most of the time, there isn’t very much — the coal is usually only found in certain areas, and the amounts that do exist do not compare to the huge quantities formed in the Carboniferous and Cenozoic.”
David Skeel of the Law School talks about bankruptcy.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his thoughts about pharmaceutical companies providing funding for patient groups while stifling the groups’ voice in the debate over increasing drug prices.
Ruben Lobel of the Wharton School is quoted about crude oil, conversations about the U.S. carbon footprint and motives behind purchasing an electric car.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the impact of presidential candidate endorsements on voters.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on the difficulty in changing how consumers perceive Q-tips due to their history brand.
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the push to legalize marijuana and research studying pot’s impact on verbal ability.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the announcement of the commencement speaker, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice and John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education are interviewed about starting the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy Center.
Meggan Hain of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about the impact of fluctuating winter temperatures on animals.
Postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the history of Tolstoy College.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Justin Bekelman, also of Medicine, co-author an op-ed about the cost of end-of-life care in America compared to Europe and Canada.
Ken Lum of the School of Design is featured for his experience living in America, specifically Philadelphia, compared to Canada.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on the debate on whether or not President Obama disappointed historically black colleges and universities.
Harald Schmidt of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about employers and health plans offering incentives to women to get frequent mammograms.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School contributes an op-ed about procrastination.
Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about mass surveillance and citizens’ right to privacy.