Penn in the News

The Scientist — May 5, 2015

Samuel Jacobson and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the impact of gene therapy on sight.

CBS News — May 5, 2015

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School shares his views on crowdfunding.

CNBC — May 5, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the current housing market.

CBS Philly — May 4, 2015

The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is mentioned. — May 4, 2015

Marybeth Gasman and Ph.D. candidate William Boland of the Graduate School of Education contribute their views on postsecondary education, financial assistance and historically black colleges and universities.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — May 4, 2015

Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for studying health data privacy.

“Marketplace” — May 4, 2015

Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on CEO candidates being job creators.

New York Times — May 4, 2015

The latest book, Bad Faith, by Paul Offit of the Perelman School of Medicine is reviewed.

Scientific American — May 4, 2015

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about levels of sensitivity.

Times of India — May 4, 2015

A 2013 Center for the Advanced Study of India visiting fellow, Avijit Ghosh, recounts his time researching at the Penn Libraries’ South Asia Collection. Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences and Pushkar Sohoni of the Libraries are mentioned.

State of Opportunity — May 4, 2015

A collaborative research paper from the Wharton School reveals what type of food is available on grocery shelves across the country.

Philadelphia Business Journal — April 30, 2015

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies in the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for partnering with the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute to allow graduate students to work in the Institute’s laboratories to develop treatments for hepatitis B and liver cancer.

Washington Post — April 30, 2015

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on his previous estimates about teacher attrition.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 30, 2015

Joan Gluch of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about fluoride levels in tap water.

USA Today — April 30, 2015

Senior Shadrack Frimpong of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured as one of the 2015 recipients of a President’s Engagement Prize and for his plans to open a community clinic and girls’ school in Ghana. — April 30, 2015

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “There’s a long memory of historical injustice – going back to slave patrols, to police officers enforcing racial segregation and arresting nonviolent protestors, and the commonplace tension, conflict, and harassment directed at African-Americans by law enforcement officials.”

Huffington Post — April 30, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about how different the experiences are for African-Americans and whites when encountering the police.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 30, 2015

Doctoral student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about online privacy in regards to the Apple Watch.

Bloomberg — April 29, 2015

Dean Ted Ruger of the Law School recalls his experiences with a former classmate and now U.S. senator, Ted Cruz.

CBS Philly — April 29, 2015

Dean Joan Hendricks of the School of Veterinary Medicine talks about the newly renovated Ryan Veterinary Hospital lobby.