Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how common it is for women to be diagnosed with melanoma during pregnancies.
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Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences describes the “Hard Thing Rule” in her new book.
Kemuel Benyehudah of the Graduate School of Education writes about his experience as a non-traditional student.
Samuel Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the increased life expectancy rates of black Americans.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for exploring the concept of word aversion, particularly about the word “moist.”
President Amy Gutmann says, “We live in a time that calls for heroes whose lives bear testimony to everything that is kind, that is brave, that is selfless.”
MBA students Siddharth Shah, Shashwata Narain of the Wharton School and graduate student Alexander David of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for creating Fermento, a technology that speeds up the fermentation process in beer production. This was technology was develop in the lab of David Issadore of Engineering.
Douglas Jerolmack of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about a study he co-authored on the effect of heavy rainfalls on river erosion.
Undergraduate Rohan Shah of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured as founder of Slice Capital.
Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine helps explain why some faces turn red when exercising.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the 14-day cut-off rule for scientists to stop conducting experiments on human embryos.
Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School is quoted about the role of crowdfunding consultants.
Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on teaching people to use opioids sparingly.
Dean Geoffrey Garrett, Eric Bradlow, Adam Grant and MBA student Daniel McAuley of the Wharton School comment on the school offering business analytics.
Wendell Pritchett and third-year student Max Weiss of the Law School contribute their thoughts on the funding crisis of the School District of Philadelphia in comparison to peer cities.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy talks about the impact of offering matching money to organizations.
Eric Schelter of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about developing a method to recycle rare earth magnets.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for her new book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
Robert Bonacci of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article about HIV policy in the United States.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School writes about a pilot program for elderly Medicare patients which gives them the primary care right where they live.