Mark Pauly of the Wharton School says a drop in manufacturing and an aging population fuels health-care growth in major cities.
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is featured alongside his book, “Last Harvest: How a Cornfield Became New Daleville.”
Roger Greenberg of the School of Medicine discusses the discovery of a possible breast-cancer gene.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Paul Wolfowitz and his tenure at the World Bank.
Penn’s new Dennis Oppenheim-designed public art display “Wave Forms” is featured in a slideshow.
Vice President Anne Papageorge, of Facilities and Real Estate Services discusses the unveiling of Penn’s new public art display.
Mae Jennifer Shores of Wharton discusses the use of MBA coaches by applicants.
Edward Tenner of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the business phenomenon of “revenge effects.”
Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl of the School of Arts and Sciences says a planned revamp to the foreign language education system is welcome but might require adjustments from faculty.
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his research into disgust.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says insurance ads are trying to change the industry’s image.
Brian Strom of the School of Medicine discusses evidence that a diabetes drug may lead to heart risks.
Garret FitzGerald of the School of Medicine discusses the relationship between painkillers and heart medicines.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School says there are legal questions posed by Google’s bid to auction mobile service space.
Joseph Gallo of the School of Medicine discusses the importance of treatment for depression.
Andrew Metrick of the Wharton School discusses the Blackstone Group’s stock sales.
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School says opening book proposals to online votes could skew potential popularity.
R. Polk Wagner of the Law School says many scientists are transitioning to law practice.
Richard Schwab of the School of Medicine discusses sleep requirements for teens.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the preparation phase for Philadelphia’s likely next mayor, Michael Nutter.