Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education defines “no excuses” charter schools.
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Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for her research and definition of “grit.”
Peter Fader of the Wharton School talks about his research on customer centricity.
Joel Fein of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on violence against children as a public health issue.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School contributes her opinion on the most retirement-friendly places to live.
Jeffrey Silber of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted as the lead author of a study that found that better nursing work environments affects surgery survival rates.
Briana O’Neal of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about the SAT, ACT and test-optional policies in colleges and universities.
Gustavo Aguirre of the School of Veterinary Medicine is highlighted for receiving the 2016 Louis Braille Award for his research and treatment of inherited blinding diseases.
Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School is quoted about the relationship between finance and entrepreneurship.
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for his book Total Leadership.
Chi V. Dang of Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center is quoted about what it is like to treat cancer.
David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about the importance of Wall Street regulators doing more cost-benefit analysis.
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the Graduate School of Education comments on how adolescent students do not wait for adults to discuss sensitive topics with them but instead speak about issues with their friends.
Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on why offering monetary incentives to workers to lose weight was unsuccessful.
Hermann Pferfferkorn of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “But, most of the time, there isn’t very much — the coal is usually only found in certain areas, and the amounts that do exist do not compare to the huge quantities formed in the Carboniferous and Cenozoic.”
David Skeel of the Law School talks about bankruptcy.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his thoughts about pharmaceutical companies providing funding for patient groups while stifling the groups’ voice in the debate over increasing drug prices.
Ruben Lobel of the Wharton School is quoted about crude oil, conversations about the U.S. carbon footprint and motives behind purchasing an electric car.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the impact of presidential candidate endorsements on voters.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on the difficulty in changing how consumers perceive Q-tips due to their history brand.