Penn in the News

Scientist — August 17, 2015


Ben Stanger of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the content of Deborah Zoe Laufer’s play “Informed Consent.”

HuffPost Live — August 17, 2015


Grace Kao of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the racial wealth gap and whether higher education is truly an equalizer.

New York Times — August 17, 2015


Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is quoted about the cultural shift among workers regarding work-life issues.

U.S. News — August 17, 2015


Lawton Burns of the Wharton School is cited for leading a study of cost and quality in 15 major health-care markets.

“Newsworks,” WHYY (Philadelphia) — August 17, 2015


Vincent Lo Re of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on when hepatitis C treatment is considered and administrated.

CBS News — August 16, 2015


Undergraduate Allyson Ahlstrom of the Wharton School is featured for opening “Threads for Teens.”

Men’s Health — August 16, 2015


Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine suggests using a tongue scraper to help remove bacteria that causes bad breath.

Bloomberg — August 14, 2015


Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center suggests that the solution for low-polling candidates is not to urge the DNC to authorize more debates.

Toronto Globe and Mail — August 14, 2015


Research co-authored by Laura Huang of the Wharton School on the impact of an entrepreneur’s gender and looks when securing venture capital funding is featured.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 14, 2015


Brian VanderBeek of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading a study on the safety of a costly eye drug in comparison to its cheaper alternative.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — August 14, 2015


P.J. Brennan of Penn Medicine and Deborah Driscoll of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about preparations for the papal visit.

CNN Money — August 14, 2015


Research co-authored by Judd Kessler of the Wharton School about the importance of summer programs for low-income youth is featured. — August 13, 2015


Philip Hanno and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on an FDA advisory panel approving a libido-boosting pill for women.

Christian Science Monitor — August 13, 2015


Emily Owens of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on school resource officer programs.

Los Angeles Times — August 13, 2015


Shiriki Kumanyika of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “You get an information environment that’s coming from this advertising that sends a repeated message to Black youth and Latino youth about what foods are important.” — August 13, 2015


Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on brain trauma in children who play tackle sports.

Diverse — August 12, 2015


A new book, Educating a Diverse Nation, co-authored by Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education, is reviewed.

CNBC — August 12, 2015


Howard Kaufold of the Wharton School talks about the key subject areas that the School has been focusing on for the MBA program.

Guardian (U.K.) — August 12, 2015


Dean Joan Hendricks and Nicola Mason of the School of Veterinary Medicine are quoted about health solutions originally developed for pets that could help humans.

Huffington Post — August 12, 2015


Undergraduate student Theodore Caputi of the Wharton School writes about the most valuable skill he has learned thus far in college.