Rogers Smith of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for advancing what he called the “multiple tradition thesis” of American political culture.
Paul Robinson of the Law School writes about the debate surrounding the use of “yes mean yes” as a sexual-consent policy on college campuses.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares her commentary on President Obama’s executive actions on guns.
Wendell Pritchett of the Law School talked about this book on Robert Weaver, the first Housing and Urban Development Department secretary and the first African-American cabinet secretary.
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety is highlighted for the announcement of the Philadelphia Police Foundation’s Children of Police Scholarship Fund.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School provides advice on what to do with the money from lottery winnings.
University Architect David Hollenberg and Maja Bucan of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the improvements to the Richards Medical Research Laboratory.
Marshall Fisher of the Wharton School comments on workforce productivity.
Sam Chandan of the Wharton School says, “The current volatility in China has underscored for Chinese investors the importance of diversifying their investments into the U.S. and elsewhere.”
Minyuan Zhao of the Wharton School comments on the connection between the American and Chinese economies.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the significance of including teachers in reform efforts.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We are preparing to stop asking the questions about West Africa, but we are debating how to maintain our preparedness.”
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his article “Black Male College Achievers and Resistant Responses to Racist Stereotypes at Predominately White Colleges and Universities.”
Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about pathogens.
Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the soft-side of psychology.
Graduate student Sarah Lyon of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of universities implementing orientation seminars to educate new students about mental health resources.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice suggests that it is difficult to predict the impact of President Obama’s move to tighten gun-control laws.
Andrea Spivack of the Perelman School of Medicine offers advice on getting healthy in the new year.
Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on how people are bad at forecasting the future.
Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is the author of this op-ed on determining Hall of Fame ballplayers.