Penn in the News

New Yorker — September 7, 2015


Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is quoted about his book Will College Pay Off?

Los Angeles Times — September 2, 2015


Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on Donald Trump using the Trump Tower interior as a branding tool for his presidential candidacy.

Yahoo! Finance — September 2, 2015


Pinar Yildrim and graduate student Yanhao Wei of the Wharton School are cited for co-authoring a paper on social network scoring.

NBC News — September 2, 2015


Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Al Jazeera America — September 1, 2015


Mitchell Orenstein of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the refugee crisis in Hungary.

New York Times — September 1, 2015


Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School comments on major shifts in the workplace’s work/life balance due to new policies on parental leave.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 1, 2015


Dean Eric Furda of Admissions says, “Our internal analysis as well as a review of the research provided by the College Board showed that the essay component of the SAT was the least predictive element of the overall writing section of the SAT.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 1, 2015


Bart De Jonghe of the School of Nursing is highlighted for researching the role the brain plays in nausea that follows chemotherapy treatment with cisplatin.

New Yorker — August 31, 2015


Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for researching the teenage brain and co-authoring The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults. — August 31, 2015


James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine is mentioned for collaborating on a study about how canine behavior could be caused by an owner’s personality and psychological status.

Wall Street Journal — August 31, 2015


Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on employee health benefits.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 31, 2015


Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice joins a discussion about targeting veteran homelessness.

Wall Street Journal — August 30, 2015


Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School states that mortgage bankers do not require earthquake insurance in the way they do for fire, wind and flood insurance.

Washington Post — August 30, 2015


Dan Hopkins of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for writing about how dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was a “tragic experiment of sorts.”

New York Times — August 30, 2015


Scott Rosner of the Wharton School comments on a potential ruling for NFL player Tom Brady.

Chronicle of Higher Education — August 28, 2015


Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on Southern University in New Orleans.

Los Angeles Times — August 28, 2015


Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on the responsibility university administrators bear when addressing the behavior of USC football coach Steve Sarkisian. (Sports Illustrated) — August 28, 2015


Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a research paper that revealed that companies run by unmarried CEOs “exhibit higher stock return volatility, pursue more aggressive investment policies and do not respond to changes in idiosyncratic risk.” — August 27, 2015


David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his new book, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.

Christian Science Monitor — August 27, 2015


Doctoral candidate Edward Smith and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education are highlighted for a report that finds African-American students in Southern states are suspended and expelled at higher rates than anywhere else in the U.S..