Penn in the News

Science — April 24, 2015

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Reuters — April 24, 2015

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experiences: the burn of chili pepper in the mouth, the bitterness of coffee, the fear from riding on a roller coasters.”

Atlantic — April 24, 2015

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study that revealed that asking advice appears to enhance perceptions of intelligence.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2015

Rebecca Bushnell and Michael Gamer of the School of Arts & Sciences comment on Shakespeare’s literature being offered in courses at Penn.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2015

Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for their work with topological insulators.

“On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio — April 22, 2015

Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine joins a discussion about an outbreak of bird flu.

University City Review — April 22, 2015

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s inaugural Hero of Philadelphia Award on behalf of President Amy Gutmann at a spring Commendation Ceremony at which Jonathan Moore and Jessica Scott of DPS were among those honored for their service.

“Marketplace” — April 22, 2015

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about encouraging better security practices rather than focusing on data sharing.

New York Times — April 22, 2015

The annual Public Policy Challenge hosted by the Fels Institute of Government is mentioned.

New York Times — April 21, 2015

Martha Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed detailing the risks associated with “productivity pills,” such as Adderall.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 21, 2015

Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine examines obesity in America.

Bloomberg Business — April 21, 2015

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about the outlook for U.S. stocks and the economy.

Bloomberg Business — April 20, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department.

Washington Post — April 20, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As the distinctions between advertising the news operations continue to blur, we can expect more of these controversies in the future.”

Huffington Post — April 20, 2015

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for conducting a study about the effects of writing and hand delivering thank-you notes to people.

CNN Money — April 20, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School reviews the two different effects on a relationship when women make more than their partners.

Los Angeles Times — April 20, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Hillary Clinton’s strategy as a female presidential candidate.

Philadelphia Daily News — April 20, 2015

Robert Inman of the Wharton School shares his views on what the next mayor of Philadelphia should focus on in terms of the city’s economy. — April 19, 2015

Robert Vonderheide of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about new immune therapies resulting in breakthrough outcomes for cancer patients. — April 18, 2015

Referring to the phrase “everyday American,” Alvin Felzenberg of the Annenberg School for Communication asks a key question with any term, “Are you or are you not separating yourself from the group?”