Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education writes about a new era of “political correctness.”
Penn in the News
Penn has been chosen to participate in a concussion and head trauma study.
Ken Winneg of the Annenberg Public Policy Center talks about the role social media plays in politics.
Rinad Beidas of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for leading a study that reveals unintended consequences of a workforce shift designed to save costs in public clinics.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about a new survey that reveals that most Americans have misinterpreted the severity of the Zika virus.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says, “Whether it’s ‘friends and family’ versus venture capital funding or versus a payday loan, going to your own community is a better bet.”
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his thoughts on college presidents thinking the institutions that they lead are doing well on race relations.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on a Medicare pricing proposal.
Jeffrey Berns of Perelman School of Medicine comments on the method of desensitization in the kidney transplant process.
Jules Lipoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and recent Penn Medicine graduate Jenna Peart are highlighted for co-authoring a letter urging physicians to do more to aid asylum seekers.
Amanda Starc of the Wharton School talks about the pros and cons of pharmaceutical advertising.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the benefits of enrolling in ethnic studies.
Scott Rosner of the Wharton School comments on the future of recently retired professional football player Peyton Manning.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine urges farmers to develop plans to protect animals from avian influenza.
Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine critiques bioethicists who overlook the area of correctional mental health care.
G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School offers negotiation tips for freelancers and small business owners looking to make more money.
David Zaring of the Wharton School share his opinion about global insurance regulations.
Ivona Percec of the Perelman School of Medicine on younger generations’ willingness to try cosmetic surgery.
John Dani of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We know that dopamine reinforces ‘rewarding’ behaviors, but to our surprise, we have now shown that situations that animals learn to avoid are also regulated by dopamine.”
Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School is cited for publishing a study that revealed racial and gender disparities in faculty mentoring.