Penn in the News

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.


JD Journal — October 23, 2014

Dirk Krueger of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for co-authoring a new working paper on increasing tax rates for the richest Americans.


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.


Money.com — October 22, 2014

Richard Marston of the Wharton School comments on saving for retirement.


National Post — October 22, 2014

Postdoctoral fellow Piotr Szpunar of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the shooting at the national war memorial in Ottawa.


Philly.com — October 22, 2014

David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences and Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design are quoted about the final resting place of immigrants from the Lazaretto quarantine station.


Reuters (Consultant 360) — October 22, 2014

The School of Arts & Science’s Melissa Hunt is featured for studying how a self-help book works with patients who have irritable bowel syndrome.


CBS News (Philadelphia) — October 21, 2014

The Museum is featured for a new partnership with Philadelphia schools.


“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — October 21, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences discusses his new book.


Nature.com — October 21, 2014

Steven Joffe of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research ethics.


Scientific American — October 21, 2014

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the creativity of people with ADHD.


Wall Street Journal — October 21, 2014

Michael Useem of the Wharton School suggests that companies should have multiple successors on standby at all times.


New York Times — October 20, 2014

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for researching film ratings.