• Respecting pronouns in the classroom

    By asking students their pronouns starting at a young age, educators can make room for students who may be exploring their gender identity, and show everyone that gender identity should not be assumed.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Social media usage linked to underage drinking

    A study out of the Perelman School of Medicine finds a statistically significant relationship between social media content with alcohol use and teen alcohol consumption.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Network Synergy: a new way to value mergers and acquisitions

    Two Wharton papers consider the less-beaten path of forming a partnership between two companies rather than a merger and acquisition may create a more valuable partnership of “network synergy” rather than separate internal synergies.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Implementing CARE for Latino older adults

    Facing a growing caregiver problem, the CARE act will address the needs of vulnerable older adults in diverse communities for their benefit and their caregivers.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • How social networks contribute to the spread of unproven innovations

    Wharton professor Valentina Assenova discusses which innovations spread throughout social media, despite their unproven value. 

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Conflicting guidance on opioids for cancer pain management

    Penn Nursing and Penn Medicine call for more consistent guidelines for prescribing opioids for optimal cancer-related pain management and avoiding misuse, in response to some CDC guideline recommendations that are inconsistent with the long-standing cancer pain guidelines.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News