Sara Heller of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion about job opportunities for teenagers and about the life skills they can learn while working.
Penn in the News
Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses her new book, The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School talks about what it takes to improve the Transportation Security Administration.
Charles Loeffler and doctoral candidate Ben Grunwald of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for studying how recidivism rates dropped when some youths were arrested and processed as adults.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on couples with a “joint-effort attitude” to weight loss.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.
Several students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their journeys to becoming Penn transfer students.
Nikkita Patel of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying animal trafficking.
Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how the College Board and the Educational Testing Service are seeking ways to improve the SAT.
Olivia Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb of the Wharton School write about what is keeping people from purchasing long-term-care insurance policies.
Recent high school graduate Arianna Alexander is featured for being awarded millions in scholarship money and choosing Penn as her first choice to attend college.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a report titled “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes.”
Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences and Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education share their opinions on Rachel Dolezal, a white woman posing as an African-American.
Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an increase in Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Risks associated with sleeping pills have been known for some time, though this study shows some compelling real-world consequences.”
Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on America’s prison system.
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his experience in a military crackdown while he was conducting fieldwork in El Salvador.
Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a study of hydration levels among American children and teens.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Postdoctoral fellow Andrea Spaeth and David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the effects of after-hours eating.