Metal artifacts in Southeast Asia challenge long-held archaeological theory
According to the Penn Museum’s Joyce White and Elizabeth Hamilton, prehistoric communities, rather than the ruling elites, in Thailand were the deciders in how to use metal resources.
Beating burnout at work
Author Paula Davis provides a new framework to prevent employee burnout in her book, “Beating Burnout at Work: Why Teams Hold the Secret to Well-Being and Resilience," published by Wharton School Press.
Haiti in turmoil
Perry World House Visiting Fellow Henri-Paul Normandin, former Canadian ambassador to Haiti, reflects on the current situation and where Haiti goes from here.
Wharton’s Catherine Lamberton talks about tipping’s new normal, advocating for “appreciation and generosity.”
Pandemic preparedness, three years early
In a Q&A, team members behind the outbreak simulation PennDemic discuss how the exercise, now in its fourth iteration, equipped an interdisciplinary group of grad students for COVID-19 and beyond.
Collaborative report examines polling problems in the 2020 election
The Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies took a leading role in the newly released report on polling. The program’s faculty director, John Lapinski, shares his takeaways.
After 12 years as Penn trustees chair, David L. Cohen reflects on his time at the helm
The Comcast executive and Penn Law graduate shares why he has been so committed to the University and its growth throughout the years, what made his working relationship with President Amy Gutmann so strong, and much, much more.
U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, explained
Sara Plana, a 2021-22 Postdoctoral Fellow at Perry World House, shares her thoughts on the airstrikes targeting Iranian-backed militias and the bigger picture of what’s happening in the region.
Penn Professional Staff Assembly talks with Wharton Dean Erika James
In a candid conversation, James opened up about her career, the pandemic, and workplace diversity.
The Tokyo Olympics and politics of the pandemic
In a Q&A, Frederick Dickinson of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the politics surrounding the Tokyo Olympics and its historical significance to Japan.