Adrian Raine of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the push to legalize marijuana and research studying pot’s impact on verbal ability.
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President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the announcement of the commencement speaker, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice and John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education are interviewed about starting the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy Center.
Meggan Hain of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about the impact of fluctuating winter temperatures on animals.
Postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the history of Tolstoy College.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Justin Bekelman, also of Medicine, co-author an op-ed about the cost of end-of-life care in America compared to Europe and Canada.
Ken Lum of the School of Design is featured for his experience living in America, specifically Philadelphia, compared to Canada.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on the debate on whether or not President Obama disappointed historically black colleges and universities.
Harald Schmidt of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about employers and health plans offering incentives to women to get frequent mammograms.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School contributes an op-ed about procrastination.
Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about mass surveillance and citizens’ right to privacy.
The Abramson Cancer Center was mentioned as a site of Vice President Biden’s visit to kick off his initiative to find a cure for cancer.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “Understanding the complex and unique return on investment for MSIs is essential as these institutions serve the new majority in higher education.”
Samuel Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study about obesity and morality.
Erick Guerra of the School of Design comments on the impact self-driving cars can have on urban planning and civil engineering.
Gary Scheib of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was cited and the Abramson Cancer Center, Smilow Center for Translational Research and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine mentioned as sites of Vice President Biden’s visit to campus.
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School debates about presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s questionable eligibility.
Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how there is not enough evidence to know if wearable activity trackers transform health behaviors.
Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services is quoted about Amazon opening a new pickup location on campus.
Thomas Leung of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about the concept of ear gauging.