Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Science discusses the rising U.S. crime rate.
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the female hip-hop genre.
Kermit Roosevelt authors an op-ed on the evolution of marriage legislation.
Carol Wilson Spigner of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the Philadelphia Department of Human Services needs a permanent oversight committee.
Marion Lindblad-Goldberg of the School of Medicine says micromanagement and high expectations for vacations can often lead to stress and disappointment.
An exhibit at the Arthur Ross Gallery is featured.
Penn Museum is featured as part of the “The King Tut Treasure Tour” geocache event.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the CDC is not always immune to partisan politics.
Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss Factcheck.org, and their new book, UnSpun.”
An exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Arts is featured.
President Amy Gutmann is listed as among the top CEOs in the Philadelphia area.
Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for its sponsorship of a conference examining political attack ads.
Carol Wilson Spigner of the School of Policy and Practice participates in an investigation of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
Daniel Janzen and Winifred Hallwachs of the School of Arts and Sciences are profiled for their moth research and books, “100 Caterpillars” and “100 Butterflies and Moths.”
Joel Cooper of the School of Medicine discusses a procedure to aid breathing for patients with advanced lung cancer.
John Paul MacDuffie of the Wharton School discusses a health-care crisis among Detroit auto workers.
Richard Leventhal the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum says tomb raiding is fueled by illegal art trade demand.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences says African-Americans are under-represented in the black student populations at U.S. universities.
Thomas Childers of the School of Arts and Sciences and his book, “The Best Years of Their Lives: Coming Home From World War II and Beyond,” are profiled.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says publicity among younger demographics is a necessity for presidential candidates.