Undergraduates Vaishak Kumar and Kriya Patel are highlighted as two winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.
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Anne Norris of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the warning signs of Lyme disease.
Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design says, “These church buildings often have a particular presence and many are great works of architecture. I feel the church has an obligation in some way to be a good institutional citizen.”
Kathryn Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effects of cancer treatment on patients.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the marketing strategies of the National Rifle Association.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her opinion on how “grit” should not be tested and graded in schools.
David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about why families shy away from photographing their dying relatives.
Graduate student Luke Messac of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about patients in poor countries who do not have access to opioid pain medication.
Undergraduate Lauren McCann is featured for developing her project “Dear Penn Freshmen.”
Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “More developing countries are incorporating detection dog teams into their national security plan.”
Glen Gaulton of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about directing Penn’s Center for Global Health.
Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School shares his insights on understanding insurance policies.
Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School writes about supporters of “bathroom bills” and the transgender community.
Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education co-authors an article explaining The Common Core Standards.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned as the “founding father” of positive psychology.
Undergraduate students Kriya Patel, Vaishak Kumar and Melanie Mariano are listed as the 2016 President Engagement Prize winners announced by President Amy Gutmann.
Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School comments on the lack of boundaries employees feel when working for a workaholic.
Ann Harrison of the Wharton School discusses the roles of trade and trade agreements in the current presidential campaign season.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about studying racial disparities and graduation rates.
Joan Gluch of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about the school’s free clinic for local children.