Penn in the News

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.

Philly.com — August 24, 2014

Tom Baker of the Law School discusses leading research into insurance exchanges.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 22, 2014

Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine praises new opioid restrictions set by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Business Insider (India) — August 22, 2014

Undergraduates Collin Hill and Aaron Goldstein of the Wharton School and William Duckworth of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts & Sciences alum Becca Goldstein are featured for developing a smartphone-app thermometer.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 22, 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.

Time — August 22, 2014

A collaborative report from Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School about people who seek advice is cited.