Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have reconstructed the oldest known human genome.
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The Law School’s Quattrone Center and its executive director, John Hollway, are cited as a resource for Montgomery County’s district attorney to conduct a review of a prosecution and what changes can be implemented to prevent further mistakes.
Beth Wenger of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “To have a woman lead a seminary and lead a movement is still, even in this age, a marker.”
Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on a shift in parents’ attitudes towards children’s exposure to violence and sex in movies.
A Museum partnership with the School District of Philadelphia is featured.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “At the end of the day, the only way to measure if you’ve made a meaningful difference is talking to the people you’re trying to help.”
Penn’s Ebola plan is discussed, and President Amy Gutmann is quoted.
Richard Marston of the Wharton School comments on saving for retirement.
Postdoctoral fellow Piotr Szpunar of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the shooting at the national war memorial in Ottawa.
David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences and Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design are quoted about the final resting place of immigrants from the Lazaretto quarantine station.
The Museum is featured for a new partnership with Philadelphia schools.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences discusses his new book.
Steven Joffe of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research ethics.
Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the creativity of people with ADHD.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School suggests that companies should have multiple successors on standby at all times.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for researching film ratings.
Victor Mair of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the difference between of “rule of law” and “rule by law.”
Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing is highlighted for studying nursing practices.
Stephen Burbank of the Law School is quoted about Facebook’s lawsuit strategy.
Janet Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Grande of PSOM and the Wharton School write about the Affordable Care Act.