Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice says, "If we want to prevent gun violence, we have to look at the gun, use of the gun, circumstances under which a gun was used and how that gun was obtained. And we're going to need to involve a variety of sectors.”
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Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on his research about black football players and participating in the Bowl Championship.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School discusses running an efficient and effective meeting.
Graduate students Elizabeth Beattie, Nick Parrotta, Nick McGill and Niko Vladimirov of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for developing the Titan Arm. Robert Carpick also of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says, “They built something that people can relate to.”
Vice Provost Ezekiel Emanuel co-authors an op-ed on the benefits of reducing health-care costs.
Studies on MOOCs from GSE and the Office of the Provost offer insight into the growth and development of online learning.
Fels Institute of Government student Chris Goy is featured for his work with Councilman Kenney and the LGBT Equality Bill.
Amy Bleakley of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “If the goal of the rating system is to shield youth from age-inappropriate behavior and be a tool for parents, I think its effectiveness is in doubt.”
Ragini Verma of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying brain differences between men and women.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses how to measure success for the Affordable Care Act legislation.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on there not being enough science to support the wide use of yogurt or probiotics.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on studying the rating system of the Motion Picture Association of America.
Undergraduates Adam Elkassas and Arjun Jain are featured for developing Noteriety, a marketplace app for class notes.
An article by David Zaring of Wharton on the pros and cons of an American financial regulation model.
David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on targeted cellular therapy that has helped leukemia patients.
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership is highlighted.
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for collaborating with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for studying T-cell effectiveness on leukemia.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is interviewed about effective giving.
Wharton professor Kartik Hosanagar's upcoming book is quoted on the social influence of the Internet.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School shares her thoughts on the effect of possible pension cuts.