Four Penn alums are highlighted for donating to the Perelman School of Medicine.
Penn in the News
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the leadership and changing reputation of Florida A&M University in the past decade.
Jeremy Yip of the Wharton School is mentioned for co-authoring a study about people who allow small events to affect unrelated and big decisions.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about making higher education more affordable.
Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design comments on food banks that have started their own farms.
Dottie Brown of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on hemangiosarcoma.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed on inequities in school funding and segregation in Philadelphia.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on President Obama continuing an initiative for chronically homeless Americans called Housing First, which began under President Bush.
Dean Foster of the Wharton School comments on mortality calculators that factor in health considerations.
Alvin Felzenberg of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Nicola Mason of the School of Veterinary Medicine is mentioned for studying cancer vaccine trials.
P. Leslie Dutton and N. Scott Adzick of the Perelman School of Medicine are among three local awardees to win the John Scott Award.
An event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the $25 million gift for the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center is highlighted.
One of the inventors of the Titan Arm, graduate student Nick McGill of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is quoted about the wearable exoskeleton.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the cost of health care in America.
Jun Mao of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for researching how acupuncture seems to decrease joint pain from breast cancer treatment.
Lawrence Soma of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted.
Kenneth Goldsmith of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses transcribing and collaging radio and TV coverage of high-profile American tragedies.
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his book Behind the Academic Curtain: How to Find Success and Happiness With a Ph.D.
Matthew Steinberg and Rand Quinn of the Graduate School of Education are featured for researching the Philadelphia School District’s “adequacy gap.”