Penn in the News

Time — September 17, 2014

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for studying Millennials’ thoughts on having children in comparison to Generation Xers.

CBS3 (Philadelphia) — September 17, 2014

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Sunil Singhal comments on studying how to make tumors glow in order to find cancer.

“All Things Considered,” National Public Radio — September 17, 2014

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed about being awarded a MacArthur Fellowship based on her human brain research.

New York Times — September 17, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the nature of the training in the IBM program.

The Atlantic — September 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School explains his desired lifespan.

NBC News — September 17, 2014

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Aggression is one of the most common aspects of severe TBI.”


Los Angeles Times — September 16, 2014

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.

WCAU-TV (Philadelphia) — September 16, 2014

Penn’s homeownership incentive program is highlighted for its expansion.

“The Kojo Nnamdi Show,” WAMU Radio (Washington, D.C.) — September 16, 2014

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks and funding from foreign governments.

Atlantic — September 16, 2014

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the increase in cancers associated with obesity.

The Guardian — September 15, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School explains that there are six strains to the DNA of viral content.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 15, 2014

Amy Clark, Robert Vonderheide, Angela DeMichele and Martha Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about new advances for cancer clinical trials.

Philadelphia Business Journal — September 15, 2014

Penn is featured for expanding the homeownership incentive program.

The American Prospect — September 15, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the power of visual images used by the media.

Washington Post — September 15, 2014

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses data collecting, sharing and privacy.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 14, 2014

Brian Chow and David Meaney of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Javier Medina of the School of Arts & Sciences and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about optogenetics.

Wall Street Journal — September 14, 2014

David Oslin of the Perelman School of Medicine says the misuse of medications “is a rising problem in seniors as the baby-boom generation ages.”

Wall Street Journal — September 14, 2014

Christos Coutifaris of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the need for more research on in-vitro fertilization.

New York Times — September 14, 2014

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing comments on police procedure in cases of sexual assault.

Business Standard — September 14, 2014

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the U.S.