Penn in the News

Ideas Lab — December 12, 2014

Dennis Deturck and Bruce Lenthall of the School of Arts & Sciences write about a new classroom experience called Structured Active In-class Learning, SAIL, and changing STEM education.

New York Times — December 11, 2014

Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine says, “When the legal, entry-level economy isn’t providing a wage that allows someone a convincing and realistic option to become an adult – to go out and get married and form a household – it demoralized them and shunts them into illegal economies.” — December 11, 2014

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences questions whether it is possible to be sensitive to sexual assault victims while still being a discerning journalist.

Daily Mail (U.K.) — December 11, 2014

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying an association between earlier starting times for work or school and less sleeping time.

Business of Fashion — December 10, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says “Burberry’s a very good model for Ugg.”

New York Times — December 10, 2014

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about his study on dogs being used to justify abusive interrogations.

New York Times — December 10, 2014

Undergraduate Daniel Fine of the Wharton School is interviewed for his entrepreneurial spirit while still pursuing a degree.

New York Times — December 10, 2014

New research about breast cancer treatment from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Justin Bekelman and Ezekiel Emanuel, also of the Wharton School, is featured. Gary Freedman of the Perelman School of Medicine is also quoted.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — December 10, 2014

Cassie Mogilner of the Wharton School discusses the connections between money, time and happiness.

Inside Higher Ed — December 9, 2014

University Chaplain Charles Howard authors an opinion piece on mortality, and the role of legacy in a scholarly community.

Philadelphia Daily News — December 9, 2014

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing is featured as the co-founder of a program for female ex-offenders in Philadelphia.


New York Times — December 9, 2014

Dominic A. Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his opinion on using hallucinogenic drugs to treat depression.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 9, 2014

Perelman School of Medicine’s Mitesh Patel is quoted about a Penn study on doctor fatigue and patient care.

Bloomberg Business Week — December 9, 2014

Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School and Howard Kunreuther of the School of Arts & Sciences wrote this article about terrorism legislation that may hold up the Super Bowl.

NBC News — December 9, 2014

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is interviewed about his predictions for next year’s stock market.

Canadian Business — December 9, 2014

Research from Lynn Wu of the Wharton School is cited about which words used in office conversations were more likely to keep employees safe from company layoffs.

CNN Money — December 9, 2014

Richard Marston of the Wharton School is mentioned for his new book Investing for a Lifetime.

The Hindu — December 9, 2014

Devesh Kapur and Milan Vaishnav of the School of Arts & Sciences co-write an article that profiles middle class living in India. — December 9, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is noted for her conversation with writer Walter Isaacson at the 2014 Silfen Forum. — December 9, 2014

Flaura Winston of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about parents encouraging their female children to study STEM topics.