Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 1, 2015


Bart De Jonghe of the School of Nursing is highlighted for researching the role the brain plays in nausea that follows chemotherapy treatment with cisplatin.

New Yorker — August 31, 2015


Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for researching the teenage brain and co-authoring The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults. — August 31, 2015


James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine is mentioned for collaborating on a study about how canine behavior could be caused by an owner’s personality and psychological status.

Wall Street Journal — August 31, 2015


Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on employee health benefits.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 31, 2015


Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice joins a discussion about targeting veteran homelessness.

Wall Street Journal — August 30, 2015


Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School states that mortgage bankers do not require earthquake insurance in the way they do for fire, wind and flood insurance.

Washington Post — August 30, 2015


Dan Hopkins of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for writing about how dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was a “tragic experiment of sorts.”

New York Times — August 30, 2015


Scott Rosner of the Wharton School comments on a potential ruling for NFL player Tom Brady.

Chronicle of Higher Education — August 28, 2015


Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on Southern University in New Orleans.

Los Angeles Times — August 28, 2015


Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on the responsibility university administrators bear when addressing the behavior of USC football coach Steve Sarkisian. (Sports Illustrated) — August 28, 2015


Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a research paper that revealed that companies run by unmarried CEOs “exhibit higher stock return volatility, pursue more aggressive investment policies and do not respond to changes in idiosyncratic risk.” — August 27, 2015


David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his new book, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.

Christian Science Monitor — August 27, 2015


Doctoral candidate Edward Smith and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education are highlighted for a report that finds African-American students in Southern states are suspended and expelled at higher rates than anywhere else in the U.S..

New York Times — August 27, 2015


Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about lowering levels of LDL.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — August 27, 2015


Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the inconsistency in which images society deems offensive.

SNL Financial — August 27, 2015


Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is cited as the director of the newly formed Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at Penn.

Philadelphia Tribune — August 26, 2015


Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education, John Jemmott of the Perelman School of Medicine and Annenberg School for Communication and Loretta Sweet Jemmott of the School of Nursing are mentioned for working with the Barbershop Project to help combat youth illiteracy.

Los Angeles Times — August 25, 2015


Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about Affordable Care Act health-care plans in California.

New York Magazine — August 25, 2015


Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for conducting collaborative research on negotiation tactics and the psychology behind them.

Fortune — August 25, 2015


Diane Spatz of the School of Nursing comments on the need to find ways to transport breast milk long distances.