Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine answers questions about the importance of sleep.
Penn in the News
Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching how emotional language used on Twitter in particular locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.
Penn is highlighted for plans to build the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.
Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President says, “There’s a new way of orienting economic development around those most-reliable institutions -- you can say to a hospital or university, ‘you’re not going anywhere, you’re providing great service, but how else are you contributing to the place you call home?’”
Kathryn Hellerstein of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for winning the Barbara Dobkin Award for Women’s Studies for her book A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987.
President Amy Gutmann discusses making college more accessible and affordable for students.
Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School discusses boundaries that need to be set when going into business with a significant other.
Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for developing “prolonged exposure therapy.”
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about the diminishing impact of the State of the Union address.
Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine says “Detailed connectome maps of the brain will not only help us understand the differences between how men and women think, but it will also give us more insight into the roots of neurological disorders, which are often sex-related.”
Gary Smith of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying toxoplasma gondii and schizophrenia.
Jason Karlawish and Steven Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss researching the risks of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Adolph Reed of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.
Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “Women tend to think they have to be the next Einstein before they become a physicist.”
Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education contribute their thoughts on minority-serving institutions and President Obama’s free community college proposal.
Irina Marinov of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about climate change.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education talks about how President Obama’s free community college proposal would not have a negative effect on historically black colleges and universities but would create some changes.
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on campus expansion and growth.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on open office floor plans.
Patricia Rose of Career Services talks about STEM graduates and professions.