Michael Platt of the Wharton School, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences discusses how primates respond to a reward-donation task.
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An opinion piece by Paul Robinson of the Law School focuses on race relations in the United States.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science pens an op-ed about Internet encryption.
Law student Sarah Hughes is highlighted for her accomplishments academically and as an Olympic figure skater.
Etienne Benson of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the link between bird droppings and problems with power lines.
Abraham Wyner of the Wharton School is cited for conducting an analysis of salary differences between men and women.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a report released by Donald Trump’s health-care provider.
Susan B. Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted on research of mass shootings.
David Skeel of the Law School is included in a group of bankruptcy scholars who have come out against possible changes to a Depression-era law.
Kelly Allison of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on consuming food at different times of day.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about the important of international study.
Paul Robinson of the Law School pens an article about the Black Lives Matter movement and the impact it could have on improving the U.S. justice system.
Muslim chaplain Kameelah Rashad talks about black Muslims being excluded from the public imagination of the Islamic community.
Peter Fader of the Wharton School comments on dynamic pricing.
Despina Kontos of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted as one of the co-authors of a study that revealed breast tissue density might be lower for women who use aspirin.
Christopher Yoo of the Law School writes about the debate over net neutrality.
The University of Wisconsin has become the latest university system to officially affirm the right to free speech and academic freedom for all students amid concerns that academia is trying to protect students from being offended by classroom lectures and discussions. The system’s Board of Regents voted 16 to 2 on Friday to adopt a resolution stating that the university should not shield people from ideas or opinions they find unwelcome or offensive. “These are not just pretty words we are going to put in a brass plaque,” said a regent, José Delgado. “You’ve got to be able to listen hard, even if it hurts.”
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts & Sciences is profiled for his latest book, African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World.
Yasmin Kafai of the Graduate School of Education wrote an op-ed on the importance for students of learning to code.
Arthur van Benthem of the Wharton School co-writes an article about the EU’s carbon-trading system.