Emerging Issues & Current Events

Gun Violence

Gun violence is happening almost daily in small towns and larger, urban areas across the U.S. The University of Pennsylvania has a variety of experts to discuss the many perspectives related to gun violence—from the medical treatment of gunshot victims to the policies surrounding domestic violence and firearms.

Flu of 1918 and Today

The year 2018 marks a century since a devastating influenza pandemic claimed the lives of an estimated 50 to 100 million worldwide. Experts at the University of Pennsylvania are on hand to comment on the historic toll of the 1918 flu as well as on current scientific and medical research aimed at curbing the impact of a future pandemic.

New Tax Code

This year saw sweeping changes to the current tax-code. The University of Pennsylvania has experts able to comment on various aspects of the tax-code and the impact on the economy.

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