A 2004 poll conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center about Native Americans’ opinions about the Washington Redskins’ name is mentioned.
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A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center on what Philadelphians think about a Zika vaccine is cited.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on leaders of black colleges in North Carolina speaking out against a bill that would cut tuition and revenue.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about encouraging diversity at minority-serving institutions.
Mark Yim and May graduate Foster Collins of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for developing a spherical robot arm with a spiral zipper joint.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about new leadership at Texas Southern University.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the lack of diversity in the STEM workforce.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about a new report titled “Investing in Student Success: The Return on Investment (ROI) of Minority Serving Institutions.”
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts on President Obama’s rhetoric in his recent commencement addresses.
Undergraduates Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao are featured as winners of the 2016 Wharton Business Plan Competition.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an article about the need for unbiased medical exams for presidential candidates.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about “grit” and success.
David Yaden of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “There have been studies comparing walking in nature with walking in an urban environment and testing people on their mood, different aspects of depression and in some cases, brain scans.”
Alice Ginsberg, Marybeth Gasman and Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education pen a letter to the editor about the increase in black-male interest in teaching K-12.
Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for overseeing the haptics group at the GRASP lab and playing an integral role in the science of replicating touch.
Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a healthy weight and says, “BMI as a number alone may not be sufficient to predict health and risk of death.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda is featured as the commencement speaker for the Class of 2016.
Robert Inman of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the proposed soda tax to help fund pre-K education in Philadelphia.
Mindy Yang Licurse of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about co-authoring a study about the cost difference of x-rays when taken at private imaging centers or hospitals.
United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch is highlighted as the graduation speaker for the Law School’s Class of 2016.