Penn in the News

Associated Press — September 2, 2014

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on the ambition and scope of the Common Core.

New York Times — September 2, 2014

Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum co-writes an op-ed on the state of archaeological sites under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

New York Times — September 1, 2014

Robert Town of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a review of competition in health-care markets.

“Background Briefing with Ian Masters” — September 1, 2014

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and media.

“Marketplace” — August 29, 2014

Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School speaks about businesses relying on bonuses.

Washington Post — August 29, 2014

John DiIulio of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed about expanding the federal public service by 1 million and pruning federal private contractors to make way for better, smaller government. — August 28, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes about the National Center for Education Statistics.

WNPR Radio (Hartford) — August 28, 2014

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks.

Bloomberg Businessweek — August 28, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School shares his thoughts on the Department of Veterans Affairs decision not to comment on a suit involving the agency denying spousal benefits to gay veterans unless the state where they lived when they wed or applied for benefits recognizes their marriages.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 28, 2014

Alison Sweeney of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about studying the sex lives of corals.

Philadelphia Business Journal — August 28, 2014

President Amy Gutmann says, “These prizes invite students to think creatively, on a large scale, about the meaning of engagement.”

Australian Broadcasting Corp — August 27, 2014

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the ceasefire deal in Gaza.

Philadelphia Daily News — August 27, 2014

Penn Masala, is highlighted for making a cameo appearance in a feature film, “Pitch Perfect 2.”

New York Times — August 27, 2014

Alexey Komissarouk, who started PennApps, is quoted about the impact of giving students the opportunity to create groups. — August 27, 2014

School of Arts & Sciences doctoral student Brandon Hedrick and Peter Dodson of SAS and the School of Veterinary Medicine are highlighted for leading a study of 120 million-year-old dinosaur fossil. — August 26, 2014

Ezekiel Dixon-Román of the School of Social Policy & Practice contributes his thoughts on a need for government interventions in protecting people of color.

Washington Post — August 26, 2014

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School comments on homeowners who are reluctant to purchase earthquake insurance because of high deductibles. — August 26, 2014

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Philadelphia riots of 1964.

New York Times — August 26, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School comments on new appraisals of Detroit’s art.

Diverse — August 26, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on a new study, “The Effect of Enrolling in a Minority-Serving Institution for Black and Hispanic Students in Texas.”