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Can more art equal less crime?

Maya Moritz, a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Criminology, is building the case, studying the effect of Philadelphia murals on the city’s crime rate.


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Fast Company

Four ways to effectively beat self-limiting beliefs

Katy Milkman of the Wharton School suggests dealing with obstacles by breaking them down and figuring out the solution to each one.


Economic Times

Brands like Burger King and Coke use scholarships to capture Gen Z’s attention

Cait Lamberton of the Wharton School says that consumers increasingly expect corporations to pick up pieces of the student debt crisis where other social services are failing.



As a primary care physician, here’s how I hope to partner with AI

In an opinion essay, Jeffrey Millstein of the Perelman School of Medicine says that patients and clinicians should be active participants when incorporating AI into primary care.


Philadelphia Inquirer

The University of Pennsylvania Health System has appointed a new chief financial officer

Julia Puchtler, current CFO of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, will succeed Keith Kasper as CFO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, featuring remarks from CEO Kevin B. Mahoney.


Oregon Capital Chronicle

Private equity investment in Oregon behavioral health lags national average, study finds

A study co-authored by Marissa King of the Wharton School finds that private equity firms now own as much as a quarter of behavioral health practices in some states, though ownership in Oregon is lower than the national average.


South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Congress should take action to make telemedicine permanent

According to a study from the Perelman School of Medicine, telehealth services can significantly reduce the cost of care.


USA Today

Lactose intolerant? Here’s how you should, and shouldn’t, be eating

Christopher Schmoyer of the Perelman School of Medicine says that people develop lactose intolerance when their bodies don’t make enough of the enzyme lactase for the amount of dairy they consume.


The Wall Street Journal

Europe sees signs of Russian sabotage but hesitates to blame Kremlin

Benjamin L. Schmitt of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the Weitzman School of Design says that avoiding attributing acts of sabotage to Russia will only degrade deterrence and invite further attacks against critical infrastructure.


The Wall Street Journal

The downside of delayed gratification

A study co-authored by Jonah Berger of the Wharton School suggests that spirals of delayed gratification can take a toll on emotional, physical, and financial well-being.


The New York Times

Higher education needs more Socrates and Plato

In an opinion essay, PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel and Harun Küçük of the School of Arts & Sciences say that higher education must reassert its classical liberal arts ideals.