Penn in the News

Science News — July 22, 2014

Seema Bhatnagar of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about habituation to a tough situation as a coping mechanism.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 22, 2014

Charles Kane of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses a concept called braiding and Majorana particles.

New Pittsburgh Courier — July 21, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for thoughts on the UNCF receiving money from the Koch brothers.

BBC News — July 21, 2014

Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum talks about the Heritage Task Force training Syrians to protect artifacts.

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

William Burke-White of the Law School and Perry World House discusses the geopolitical impact of the crash.

Wall Street Journal — July 21, 2014

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeatedly getting 30 minutes less than the minimum sleep recommendation of seven hours can slow cognitive speed.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 20, 2014

Michael Holmes of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If you reduce your alcohol intake, your risk of heart disease is lower.”

Philly.com — July 20, 2014

Richard Doty of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research about the sense of smell and age.

Huffington Post — July 20, 2014

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the Russian media’s role in covering the Malaysian flight tragedy.

Wall Street Journal — July 20, 2014

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on budgeting for child-care costs for children with autism.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution — July 18, 2014

Undergraduate student Clare Lombardo of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about gifted education.

Science — July 18, 2014

The Penn DARPA project is mentioned, and Michael Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.

Huffington Post — July 18, 2014

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about co-authoring a study on mindfulness in the workplace.

TheHill.com — July 18, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral candidates Thai-Huy Nguyen and Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education blog about a report recently released by the Education Trust entitled “Tough Love: Bottom-Line Quality Standards for Colleges.”

Time — July 17, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School talks about how givers succeed more.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 17, 2014

President Amy Gutmann and Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design are quoted about the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, made possible by a gift from alum Scott Kleinman.

Chronicle of Higher Education — July 17, 2014

Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School are highlighted for publishing a paper titled “Will Video Kill the Classroom Star? The Threat and Opportunity of Massively Open Online Courses for Full-Time MBA Programs.”

New York Times — July 17, 2014

David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about bank supervision.

Today.com — July 17, 2014

Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the risks associated with combining alcohol and energy drinks.

RT.com (Russia) — July 17, 2014

Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts & Sciences discussed about U.S. foreign policy in relation to federalization in Ukraine and Iraq.