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Penn has three new Schwarzman Scholars

A University of Pennsylvania senior, a master's student, and an alumnus were chosen to receive the Schwarzman Scholarship, which funds a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 

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Behind the mask with Ava Rosati

The senior goalkeeper, who recently concluded her collegiate field hockey career, chats about her competitive nature, her sister’s influence, why goalies need a short memory, and her plans for the future.

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This man may be Big Tech’s biggest threat

PIK Professor Herbert Hovenkamp spoke about a congressional subcommittee leading antitrust investigations of big tech companies. “There’s a long game being played here—interrogate, educate and prepare for antitrust reform,” he said.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania Society is abuzz about David Cohen stepping down at Comcast

President Amy Gutmann was this year’s Pennsylvania Society gold medalist and spoke about Board of Trustees chairman David Cohen’s contributions to Comcast and Penn.

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NPR

Meet the Womanikin, the breasted vest working to close the CPR gender gap

Marion Leary of the School of Nursing weighed in on why people may hesitate to perform CPR on women. “We’ve been training people relatively the same way since CPR was first quote-unquote ‘discovered,’” she said. “We need to start thinking about how we can use the technology and innovation of today to really train people differently so that they feel comfortable performing CPR when the time arises.”

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WHYY (Philadelphia)

Dental school grads find it hard to beat back student debt

Dean Mark Wolff of the School of Dental Medicine said dental school tuition has increased because dentistry, in general, has gotten more expensive. “You used to get the X-rays in your mouth taken with film, put inside your mouth. Today, we put sensors inside the mouth, capture it directly into the computer,” he said. “Film used to cost a few dollars a pack. That sensor is a $7,000 sensor.”

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Penn Live

PA Society: ‘It’s an annual tradition and a must-attend event’ for politicians and power brokers

President Amy Gutmann will be honored at the 121st Annual Dinner of the Pennsylvania Society in New York City tomorrow.

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Chronicle of Higher Education

No more ‘Just trust us’: Some private universities are raising the curtain on their inner workings

Dawn Bonnell, vice provost for research, discussed about Penn’s decision to published a booklet about guidance on global research.

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U.S. News & World Report

Antarctic study shows isolation, monotony may change the human brain

Alexander Stahn of the Perelman School of Medicine led a study that found a volume decrease in the hippocampi of explorers who spent 14 months at a research station in Antarctica. “It was an average of about 7%, which is really big in terms of brain changes,” he said.

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WHYY (Philadelphia)

After ‘long-term extended loan,’ Penn Museum sends ancient Iraqi artifacts home

The Penn Museum is bringing 3 boxes of ancient artifacts to the Iraq embassy in Washington, D.C. to be returned to their country of origin. “All the tablets were shipped out to be studied because no one in Iraq at the time could read them,” said the Museum’s Brad Hafford.

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Science

Medical groups push to save institute that helps doctors and patients choose the right treatment

PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel said PCORI, a government-funded research institute, wasn’t “bold enough” in dealing with drug companies and went “way overboard” with its patient engagement efforts.

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Bloomberg

Wharton professor on turning responsible investing interest into sales

Cait Lamberton of the Wharton School discussed the decision-making behind sustainable investing. “At the end of the day, the question for the consumer has to be, ‘If I do this, what changes in the world? What will be different because I took this action?’ And it doesn’t even have to be something large; it has to be something concrete,” she said.

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