Dan Romer of Annenberg School for Communication writes on the causes and costs of gun violence.
Penn in the News
Vanessa Ogle of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the concept of time.
Penn’s community engagement, particularly in west Philadelphia, is mentioned.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School comments on identifying which type of failure you are afraid of when considering becoming an entrepreneur.
C. Brian Rose of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Museum discusses objects on display from early excavations of the Gordion site and says, “In those days, archaeologists dug enormous tracts of land in an effort to make sensational discoveries in as short a time as possible.”
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences and his work are referenced in this article on human resiliency.
Edward Monte of School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted on his research into infidelity and why divorce shouldn’t be the first step.
Christopher Marcinkoski of the School of Design and his new book, The City That Never Was, are featured.
Undergraduate students Megan Foo of the Wharton School and Nelson Dong of the School of Arts & Sciences co-author a blog post about their experiences covering the 2016 Wharton China Business Forum.
Olivia Mitchell and Donald Keim of the Wharton School are featured for their collaborative research on simplifying the choices offered when selecting a retirement savings plan.
Anthony DeCurtis of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about rap artist Kanye West and the discussions he provokes in DeCurtis’ pop culture and arts criticism course.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about The Center for Minority Serving Institutions launching a new program called Pathways to the Professoriate.
Jack Ludmir of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for spending the last several weeks in Colombia helping control the Zika outbreak.
Research on the fresh start effect co-authored by Katherine Milkman and Jason Riis and doctoral student Hengchen Dai of the Wharton School is cited.
David Rudovsky of the Law School is quoted about the overuse of Tasers.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for studying ambiverts.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about young supporters of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Daniel Langleben of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying ways in which neural activity can signify lying.
A new book co-authored by Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences is reviewed.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the new SAT and says the performance of first-time test takers will determine which version of the test is better.