Penn in the News

Philadelphia Tribune — October 28, 2014

Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted about Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Field of Dreams luncheon.


“Marketplace” — October 28, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of changes to a federal loan program on historically black colleges and universities.


Philly.com — October 27, 2014

Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cognitive decline” after surgery.


Chronicle of Higher Education — October 27, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses why so few black men earn STEM degrees.


Chronicle of Higher Education — October 27, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his comments about black students facing adversity in the classroom.


Chronicle of Higher Education — October 27, 2014

Ryan Charles Hynd of the School of Arts & Sciences is profiled about his journey as a black man in the STEM field.


Business Insider — October 27, 2014

Billionaire undergraduate alumni are featured.


Newsweek — October 26, 2014

Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his thoughts about the effectiveness of team games for employees.


Wall Street Journal — October 26, 2014

A political survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center is highlighted.


MIT Technology Review — October 26, 2014

Andrew Rappe of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his collaborative research on the performance of ferroelectric materials.


Wall Street Journal — October 25, 2014

Richard Shell of the Wharton School shares his suggestions for how to define success on an individual basis.


United Press International — October 23, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have reconstructed the oldest known human genome.


Philly.com — October 23, 2014

The Law School’s Quattrone Center and its executive director, John Hollway, are cited as a resource for Montgomery County’s district attorney to conduct a review of a prosecution and what changes can be implemented to prevent further mistakes.


Philly.com — October 23, 2014

Beth Wenger of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “To have a woman lead a seminary and lead a movement is still, even in this age, a marker.”


HealthDay News — October 23, 2014

Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on a shift in parents’ attitudes towards children’s exposure to violence and sex in movies.


Philadelphia Tribune — October 23, 2014

A Museum partnership with the School District of Philadelphia is featured.


Christian Science Monitor — October 23, 2014

Anthropologist Katherine Moore of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “You’ve heard the term ‘follow the money?’ In archeology, we follow the obsidian.”


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — October 23, 2014

Graduate student Manuel Spitschan and David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences and Geoffrey Aguirre of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching the biological effects of blue light.


Intelligencer (Bucks County) — October 22, 2014

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “At the end of the day, the only way to measure if you’ve made a meaningful difference is talking to the people you’re trying to help.”


Philadelphia Inquirer — October 22, 2014

Penn’s Ebola plan is discussed, and President Amy Gutmann is quoted.