Penn in the News

Hartford Business Journal — August 14, 2014

The Wharton School’s Alex Edmans is quoted on his study that concluded satisfied employees make for a strong investment.

Scientific American — August 14, 2014

Mark Yim of the School of Engineering and Applied Science shares his experience with flocks of robots.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 14, 2014

The Linguistics Data Consortium plays a role in in a project to track political ad spending.

Washington Times — August 14, 2014

A review of a new book by Joan DeJean of the School of Arts and Sciences that gives an historical tour of Paris.

Washington Post — August 14, 2014

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences expresses disappointment in President Obama's response to racial issues.

NBC News — August 14, 2014

Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the link between Parkinson’s disease and depression.

Newsmax — August 14, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School explains how higher down payments make it harder for many to buy a home.

Huffington Post — August 14, 2014

Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the use of deodorants and antiperspirants.

Washington Post — August 14, 2014

Mary Frances Berry and Rogers Smith of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about race relations in America in light of the crisis in Ferguson, Mo.

Wired — August 13, 2014

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted on using algorithms to detect and prevent cyberattacks.

The Atlantic — August 13, 2014

Brandon Alcorn, Gayle Christensen and Ezekiel Emanuel of Global Initiatives co-author this article on MOOCs.

Wall Street Journal — August 13, 2014

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on his study of gender success rates with online fundraising.

Forbes — August 13, 2014

Timothy Zimmer of the Graduate School of Education wrote this article about the gaining acceptance of online college courses.

WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 13, 2014

Brendan O'Leary from the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the upheaval in the Middle East.

KERA Radio (Dallas) — August 12, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the use of fear in political ads.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 12, 2014

Louis Rulli of the Law School comments on a civil forfeiture program used to evict people from their homes.

Huffington Post — August 12, 2014

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about his work and new book on resuscitation.

“PBS NewsHour” — August 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences  is interviewed on experimental drugs to fight the Ebola outbreak.

Xconomy — August 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on the lack of objection to advances in biotechnology.

 

 

Los Angeles Times — August 12, 2014

The work of Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication is referenced.