FlackCheck.org and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are highlighted for analyzing deceptive political messages.
Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School comments on fears of bailout for the FHA.
Dean Eric Furda and Patrick Bredehoft of Admissions are featured about the undergraduate admissions process, especially as it applies to students from India.
Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the American College of Physicians’ addition of social media guidelines to its ethics manual.
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on the Penn campus in Philadelphia dates its official founding to December 6, 1887. On that date, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania resolved to send “an exploring expedition to Babylonia”—with the stipulation that the University would build “suitable accommodations” to house any artifacts that the first expedition team, and others, would bring back.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “There’s a general lack of knowledge about the civil rights movement whether you’re black, white, or green.”
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post on the top success stories of 2011 for HBCUs.
PHILADELPHIA -- Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are in the midst of testing a personalized, dendritic cell vaccine in patients with recurrent ovarian, primary peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer – a group of patients who typically have few treatment options.