Penn in the News

Huffington Post — February 4, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about how to appropriately request a letter of recommendation.


BigThink.com — February 4, 2015

A study about social trends by Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.


Philadelphia Magazine — February 4, 2015

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design writes about the future of Philadelphia as an energy hub.


U.S. News & World Report — February 4, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on financial literacy and decision-making.


New York Times — February 4, 2015

Susan Ellenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about decisions to offer the drug favipiravir as an Ebola drug treatment.


Huffington Post — February 4, 2015

A collaborative study including the Graduate School of Education’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy about the growing equity gap between low-income and affluent students is cited.


Shape Magazine — February 4, 2015

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying the effect of self-affirmation on health advice.


Chronicle of Higher Education — February 3, 2015

The Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy in the Graduate School of Education is cited for a collaborative report on income inequality in higher education.


New York Times — February 3, 2015

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed on domestic violence.


New York Magazine — February 3, 2015

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying self-affirmation.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 3, 2015

Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about researching how economic turmoil in Greece is linked to an increase in suicides in men and women there.


Philly.com — February 3, 2015

Cindy Connolly of the School of Nursing writes about how orphan children are treated.


The New Yorker — February 2, 2015

Emily Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 2, 2015

David Thornburgh of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.


New York Times — February 2, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on President Obama’s statement on net neutrality and the F.C.C.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 2, 2015

Meredith Tamminga of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses her work in understanding variations in language, specifically the way Philadelphians speak.


Forbes.com — February 2, 2015

Vice President Tom Murphy of Information Technology is featured for his first 100 days at Penn.


WHYY-Radio (Philadelphia) — February 2, 2015

Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why some Penn bioethicists are calling for a return to asylums for the mentally ill.


Philly.com — February 2, 2015

Michael Thase of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his concerns about evening light therapy and seasonal affective disorder.

Philly.com — February 1, 2015

William Whitaker of the School of Design speaks of Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn saying, “He was a master of natural light and creating pace for natural light in his buildings.”