In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)


PIK professor Dorothy Roberts

Every month we collect several stories that captured our attention to share with you in case you missed it: The 2016 recipients of the 2016 President’s Engagement Prizes are Vaishak Kumar, C'16 ENG'16 ,Melanie Mariano NU'16 GNU'18 and Kriya Patel C'16. SP2 Penn Top 10: Social Policy & Practice professor Antonio García and grad student Christina DeNard studied ways to improve youth interventions in child-welfare services (Animation/Video). Distinguished Faculty Award recipient PIK professor Dorothy Roberts’ TEDMED talk exposed problems that can arise when race is considered a biological category in medical research and practice. (Video). Mary Frances Berry of Arts & Sciences discussed her book Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy on the “Tavis Smiley Show”. Read more  Wharton MBA student Sungwoo Chung of Seoul transition from has worked as a teen TV host, a journalist in the military and worker in the tobacco industry. (Video)