College House and Academic Services’ Marty Redman talks about students who request single rooms in college houses. Undergraduates Antoinette Radcliffe and David Glanzman comment on their experiences.
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Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses online application systems and employers’ creative ways to hire and train employees.
Richard Schwab of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Tongue size is one of the physical features that should be evaluated by a physician when screening obese patients to determine their risk for obstructive sleep apnea.”
Charles Bailey of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeated courses of antibiotics are linked to childhood obesity.
Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Every piece of popular culture is wrestling with changing notions about what matters, what’s right and what’s wrong.”
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of context when ranking colleges.
Murray Grossman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains frontotemporal dementia.
Christine Cain of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on flea outbreaks among pets.
Uri Simonsohn of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School is cited for reporting on common statistical shenanigans.
Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School comments on how to build new and better habits. Post-doc Brian Galla of the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.
Francis Marchlinski and David Frankel of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new kind of “smart” catheter.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his thoughts on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the United States.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about his new book about his late father, J.L. Moreno, a psychodrama and group therapy pioneer.
John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the new Apple Pay mobile-payment service.
Larry Gladney of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for visiting a local high school for a physics demonstration while delivering a motivating message to the students.
The westward expansion of Penn’s home-ownership incentive program is featured.
Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about testing vitamin D injections in addition to aggressive chemotherapy.
Penn Medicine is highlighted for developing apps, such as Connexus, that assist doctors and nurses with patient data.
Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the root cause of deep poverty.