Penn in the News

USA Today — February 19, 2015

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Out intuition is that the first mover is the winner in a product category … but whoever is second to market is usually the winner, learning from the mistakes of others.”


TheHill.com — February 19, 2015

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes his thoughts on graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging.


Keystone Edge — February 19, 2015

Undergraduate students Ashwin Amurthur and Teddy Guenin are profiled as winners of the Y Prize.


Chronicle of Higher Education — February 19, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the financial troubles of South Carolina State University.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 19, 2015

Marcela Maus of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about a personalized immune therapy that redirects T cells to find and destroy a type of brain tumor.


BBC News — February 18, 2015

Rakesh Vohra of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on game theory and economics.


Wall Street Journal — February 18, 2015

Philip Johnson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new molecule that can block infection with the virus that causes AIDS. 

Philly.com — February 18, 2015

Amy Brown of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed about the Philadelphia public school system and the influx of charter schools.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 18, 2015

Theodore Ruger has been named as the new Law School dean, effective July 1.


Metro (Philadelphia) — February 18, 2015

James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses beagles as pets.


Fortune.com — February 18, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School expresses his opinion on the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming vote on new open Internet rules.


Fortune.com — February 18, 2015

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is quoted about work-life integration.


New York Times — February 18, 2015

Anne Hall of the School of Arts & Sciences is referenced.


PhillyVoice.com — February 18, 2015

Eugenie Birch of the School of Design and Penn’s Institute for Urban Research is quoted about gentrification in Philadelphia.


Philly.com — February 17, 2015

Todd Barton of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The diagnosis is not hard to make once you suspect the disease.”


Philly.com — February 17, 2015

Dean Michael Delli Carpini of the Annenberg School for Communication contributes an op-ed about “truthiness.”


NBC News (Philadelphia) — February 17, 2015

The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is announced.


Defense.com — February 17, 2015

Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “The new drone export policy is unlikely to lead to the transfer of armed drones to Ukraine.”


Los Angeles Times — February 17, 2015

Eric Orts of the Wharton School comments on newscaster Brian Williams misrepresenting facts on air.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 17, 2015

Ellen Freeman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses menopause and hot flashes.