Penn in the News

WNPR Radio (Hartford) — August 28, 2014

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks.

Bloomberg Businessweek — August 28, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School shares his thoughts on the Department of Veterans Affairs decision not to comment on a suit involving the agency denying spousal benefits to gay veterans unless the state where they lived when they wed or applied for benefits recognizes their marriages.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 28, 2014

Alison Sweeney of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about studying the sex lives of corals.

Philadelphia Business Journal — August 28, 2014

President Amy Gutmann says, “These prizes invite students to think creatively, on a large scale, about the meaning of engagement.”

Australian Broadcasting Corp — August 27, 2014

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the ceasefire deal in Gaza.

Philadelphia Daily News — August 27, 2014

Penn Masala, is highlighted for making a cameo appearance in a feature film, “Pitch Perfect 2.”

New York Times — August 27, 2014

Alexey Komissarouk, who started PennApps, is quoted about the impact of giving students the opportunity to create groups.

Philly.com — August 27, 2014

School of Arts & Sciences doctoral student Brandon Hedrick and Peter Dodson of SAS and the School of Veterinary Medicine are highlighted for leading a study of 120 million-year-old dinosaur fossil.

TheHill.com — August 26, 2014

Ezekiel Dixon-Román of the School of Social Policy & Practice contributes his thoughts on a need for government interventions in protecting people of color.

Washington Post — August 26, 2014

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School comments on homeowners who are reluctant to purchase earthquake insurance because of high deductibles.

Philly.com — August 26, 2014

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Philadelphia riots of 1964.

New York Times — August 26, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School comments on new appraisals of Detroit’s art.

Diverse — August 26, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on a new study, “The Effect of Enrolling in a Minority-Serving Institution for Black and Hispanic Students in Texas.”

HBCU Lifestyle — August 25, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Felecia Commodore of the Graduate School of Education co-author an article about African-Americans being valued by historically black colleges and universities.

Philadelphia Business Journal — August 25, 2014

Duygu Kuzum of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for being named to the MIT Technology Review’s 2014 list of 35 Innovators Under 35.

Fox Sports — August 25, 2014

Penn’s football team reacts to the new uniforms.

New York Times — August 25, 2014

The Perelman School of Medicine’s David Casarett discusses his book Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead.

BuzzFeed — August 25, 2014

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “The primary period of black urban uprisings … was 1963 to 1970, nearly all of them … sparked by confrontations between African-Americans and the police.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 24, 2014

Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how psychiatric problems might be early symptoms of a movement disorder.

Wall Street Journal — August 24, 2014

Howard Pack of the Wharton School is quoted about Airbus.