Penn in the News

Fast Company — January 29, 2014

Katherine Milkman and Jonah Berger of the Wharton School are mentioned for analyzing “shareability.”

NBC News — January 29, 2014

John Gearhart of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his comments on a Japanese study in which scientists have made a new type of stem cell using acid.

CNBC — January 29, 2014

Joao Gomes of the Wharton School contributes commentary about developing economies.

Time — January 29, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes political rhetoric in State of the Union speeches from presidents Harry Truman to Barack Obama.

New York Times — January 29, 2014

Peter Snyder of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses researching testosterone treatment.

Associated Press — January 29, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Neanderthal DNA.

HealthDay News — January 29, 2014

Xiaowei Xu of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This is the first time anyone has made scalable amounts of epithelial stem cells that are capable of generating the epithelial component of hair follicles.”

Boston Globe — January 28, 2014

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on entrepreneurs connecting with like-minded consumers.

Huffington Post — January 28, 2014

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about poverty in America.

NBC News (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2014

George Xu of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about successfully converting adult cells into stem cells that regrew human skin cells to help cure baldness.

Washington Post — January 28, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says, “It’s good news that the high school graduation rate among Hispanics has increased, but it still is considerably below the average.”

Metro (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2014

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is mentioned as a collaborator in FastFWD that works with Impact Hub Philadelphia.

Time — January 27, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for collaborative research on Americans’ financial literacy.

Philadelphia Inquirer (Trenton Bureau) — January 27, 2014

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is quoted about adjunct professor Randy Mastro being a part of Governor Christie’s “Bridgegate” defense team.

“MarketWatch” Wall Street Journal — January 27, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on professions who increased their rate of home ownership after the recession.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 27, 2014

Meghan Lane-Fall of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about race and racism in healthcare.

Philadelphia Daily News — January 26, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “Educational apartheid and institutional racism are the recipes for self-destruction.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 26, 2014

Faten Aberra of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on probiotics.

NBC News — January 25, 2014

Mark Yim of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about robotic swarms for emergency response.

Austin American-Statesman — January 24, 2014

Iourii Manovskii and doctoral student Kurt Mitman of the School of Arts and Sciences pen an op-ed about unemployment benefit extensions.