Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 18, 2015

University chaplain Charles Howard, chaplain Kameelah Rashad and Rabbi Josh Bolton are highlighted for plans to complete Philadelphia’s TriRock Triathlon as a relay team.

Washington Post — June 18, 2015

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the media narrative around the Charleston church shooting.

Time — June 18, 2015

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on plastic surgery trends.

New York Times — June 17, 2015

A bipartisan group sponsored by the Annenberg Public Policy Center is featured for recommending changes to the general election presidential debates.

CBS News — June 17, 2015

Commentary on Greece’s financial problems from Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School is cited.

Fortune.com — June 17, 2015

Fernando Ferreira and Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School are mentioned for their new working paper that argues “the idea that subprime lending triggered the crisis is misguided.”

TheWrap.com — June 17, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on a Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as black.

New York Times — June 17, 2015

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited his collaborative report “Seven Trends: The Transformation of the Teaching Force.”

Reuters Health — June 17, 2015

Deirdre Sawinski and Jonathan Maltzman of the Perelman School of Medicine share their thoughts on how environmental factors can alter the response to organ transplantation.

CNBC — June 17, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School critiques the shift toward “occupationally-focused majors and degrees.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2015

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “There is an overall trend in blurring the line between corporations focused solely on bottom-line profits and organizations with a dual purpose.”

Philadelphia Business Journal — June 16, 2015

James Wilson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Penn’s partnership with Wuxi AppTec Inc. to develop a gene therapy manufacturing plant.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School addresses the high costs to produce drugs and the effect on the health-care system.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 16, 2015

Sara Heller of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion about job opportunities for teenagers and about the life skills they can learn while working.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 16, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses her new book, The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults.

“Marketplace” — June 16, 2015

Michael Useem of the Wharton School talks about what it takes to improve the Transportation Security Administration.

Philadelphia Magazine — June 16, 2015

Charles Loeffler and doctoral candidate Ben Grunwald of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for studying how recidivism rates dropped when some youths were arrested and processed as adults.

HealthDay News — June 16, 2015

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on couples with a “joint-effort attitude” to weight loss.

Chronicle of Higher Education — June 15, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.

PhillyVoice.com — June 15, 2015

Several students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their journeys to becoming Penn transfer students.