Brian Rosenwald of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about comedian John Oliver’s influence on politics and public policy.
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Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.
Daniel Soffer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the costs of cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent.
Wharton undergraduate student Corey Fader is featured for having a condition called avoidant/restrictive food-intake disorder, ARFID. Doctoral student Hannah Zickgraf of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about leading a study on the attitudes and behaviors of adult picky eaters. Martin Franklin of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.
Anthea Butler of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about Republican president primary strategies.
Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine urges people not to fear contagion when others have a poison ivy rash.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying enrollment at minority-serving institutions.
Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on computing using light and photo-detector devices.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on choosing the best retirement plan and how people contribute to it.
Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science explains how a photodetector sensitive to the “spin” of photons could improve computing.
Jeffrey Drebin and Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research that revealed that youth are better able to “manage their anger at school and home to complete their schooling assignments by using cultural strengths.”
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is highlighted as one of the top female economists.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on negotiating for better jobs in the academic world.
David Skeel of the Law School is quoted.
David Casarett of the Perelman School is mentioned for his book Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.
Photos from the Best Friends Bash sponsored by the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighted.
Edward Stadtmauer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the success of using immunotherapy to treat patients with myeloma.
Research examining the family goals of Wharton graduates from Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on the teacher job market and retention.