Penn in the News

HealthDay — February 10, 2014

Shreya Kangovi of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research that shows how community health worker support improves patient outcomes.

New York Times — February 10, 2014

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education share his comments on the Philadelphia public school district’s budget issues.

“Marketplace” — February 10, 2014

Scott Rosner of the Wharton School discusses how Michael Sam’s decision to reveal that he is gay may hurt his potential earning in the NFL.

Wall Street Journal — February 9, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of scholarships for students working while attending community colleges.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 7, 2014

Baligh Yehia from the School of Medicine introduces the University's new LGBT health initiative that spans the medical, dental, and nursing schools as well as the health system.

USA Today — February 7, 2014

Penn’s gender-neutral housing option is highlighted.

Phys.org — February 7, 2014

Nathan Keim and Paulo Arratia from the School of Engineering and Applied Science discuss their research developing new materials to use in stress tests.

New York Times — February 7, 2014

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “Crowdfunding is particularly attractive to younger donors who are looking for a more direct connection to the causes and people they’re supporting.”

Washington Post — February 7, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs.

Nerd Scholar — February 7, 2014

Chad Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says, “The gaps should never be frowned upon, for each learner differs in their approach to their own educational experience.”

Financial Times — February 7, 2014

Jeremy Greenwood of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for studying assortative mating.

USA Today — February 6, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on smoking being a top health issue in the United States.

New York Times — February 6, 2014

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on international plans to revitalize Detroit.

New York Times — February 6, 2014

Evan Rosenbaum and Matt Geiger from the Wharton School are trying to recapture the early spirit of Facebook.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 6, 2014

The University has created a contest for "public art" that would promote life-saving device use.

Washington Post — February 5, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teaching autonomy and satisfaction.

Science/AAAS — February 5, 2014

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum comments on Chinese fossils.

Boston Globe — February 5, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is quoted about baby boomers living longer in retirement.

New York Times — February 5, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School contributes an op-ed about bad teaching.

University City Review — February 5, 2014

President Amy Gutmann says, “The completion of the renovated ARCH building marks a new focal point for cultural life on campus.”