Walter McDougall of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the socio-political ramifications of the Sputnik launch.
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Eric Trager, a Ph.D. student in the School of Arts and Sciences, authors an op-ed on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at Columbia University.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the politics that surrounds fighting terrorism.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on how emergency care is defined.
Sean Hennessy of the School of Medicine discusses FDA drug-safety issues.
Julie Miller Vick and Jennifer Furlong of Career Services author a column on resume construction.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the Jena, La., civil-rights protest.
Mark Salzer of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed dealing with the difficulties that surround admitting a mental illness.
The Penn Museum exhibit “River of Gold” is featured.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education and Vivian Seltzer of the School of Social Policy and Practice discuss adjustments to children going away to college.
Monica Ferguson of the School of Medicine says women from some ethnic groups are more at risk for heart disease.
President Amy Gutmann authors an essay on “The American Idea.”
Richard Zettler of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum is featured.
Mary Anne Layden of the School of Medicine discusses the traumatizing effects of prostitution.
Pavel Savor of the Wharton School discusses investment banks’ role in private equity deals.
David Babbel of the Wharton School comments on annuities’ niche in the current economic climate.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses genetic testing.
Thomas Caleel of the Wharton School comments on deferred MBA admissions.
James English of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the Congressional Gold Medal.
Lili Duda of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses anaconda Sir Mix-A-Lot’s recovery from cancer.