Penn in the News

Washington Post — September 30, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School talks about his book Will College Pay Off? A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You’ll Ever Make. — September 29, 2015

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is highlighted for co-authoring a new book, Friend and Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both.

Washington Post — September 29, 2015

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on what consumers think about data privacy. — September 29, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School contributes her views on Chile’s retirement system.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 28, 2015

Matthew Mendlik of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the final words of the dying.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 28, 2015

Kate Temme of the Perelman School of Medicine explains the importance of energy availability during the female athlete triad.

National Public Radio — September 28, 2015

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about intelligence research.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 28, 2015

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions says, “The University of Pennsylvania has been committed to increasing access and affordability to higher education through broad based recruitment efforts and grant-based financial aid.”

Atlantic — September 28, 2015

Emily Owens of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for finding that college police departments typically adopt a “harm reduction model of crime control.”

Hechinger Report — September 28, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the substantial difference in funding for inner city public schools and those in suburban areas.

Washington Post — September 28, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests making small changes to daily routine to help improve health habits.

Wall Street Journal — September 27, 2015

Brian Bushee of the Wharton School is cited for researching trading volume around the time of private meetings.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — September 27, 2015

Jun Mao of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying alternative therapies, including acupuncture, to treat hot flashes.

USA Today — September 25, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School is quoted about Google, antitrust scrutiny and the Federal Trade Commission.

Vox — September 24, 2015


Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Pope Francis’ role in presenting church teachings to Catholics and non-Catholics.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 24, 2015

Melissa Wilde of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for her 60-second lecture on how the pope matters.

“Forum with Michael Krasny,” KQED Radio (San Francisco) — September 24, 2015

Kyle Sherman of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy joins a conversation about proposed legislation to take a closer look at the Red Cross.

Newsweek — September 24, 2015

Michael Platt of the Perelman School of Medicine, the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the potential benefits of transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Nautilus — September 24, 2015

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for studying how learning works.

Inside Higher Ed — September 23, 2015


Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is among the authors of a report on massive open online courses.