Penn in the News

Wall Street Journal — July 14, 2015

Paul Robinson of the Law School pens an op-ed about President Obama’s use of presidential clemency to change federal sentencing policy concerning nonviolent drug offenses.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 13, 2015

Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org is highlighted for its work, especially during campaign seasons.

Philly.com — July 13, 2015

Benjamin Abella of the Perelman School of Medicine writes an opinion piece about the importance of high school students learning how to administer CPR.

Huffington Post — July 13, 2015

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School blogs about a French and German confrontation over the rules that govern European unity.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — July 13, 2015

Anne Norris of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about treating a patient with Lyme disease.

New York Times — July 13, 2015

David Zaring of the Wharton School authors a cost-benefit analysis of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Kaiser Health News — July 12, 2015

Doctoral candidate Nora Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the money women are saving via contraceptive coverage.

“On the Money,” CNBC — July 12, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School suggests how Major League Baseball can attract a youthful audience through technology.

Philly.com — July 12, 2015

Alexander Lin of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying larynx cancer patients and finding that removing the organ is not a treatment that many patients receive.

Economist — July 11, 2015

Steve Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine reflects on treating a patient suffering from dementia.

New York Times — July 11, 2015

Research about employee ranking from Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School is highlighted.

Washington Post — July 10, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is quoted about gun safety and gun-control laws.

PhillyVoice.com — July 10, 2015

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is cited in this article about the NAACP’s annual convention, which starts in Philadelphia this Saturday.

Los Angeles Times — July 9, 2015

Sarah Gordon of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the origin of the political import of displays like the Ten Commandments monument.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 9, 2015

John McDonald of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited as a coauthor on a study about how repairing vacant houses can have an impact on reducing crime. Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine also shares his research on reducing crime and helping improve health in urban areas.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 9, 2015

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School comments on the Chinese stock market.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 9, 2015

Mitchell Lazar of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading a research team studying anti-diabetes drugs called thiazolidinediones (TZDs).

Forbes.com — July 9, 2015

Michael Sinkinson and Amanda Starc of the Wharton School are cited for their paper entitled, “Ask Your Doctor? Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals.”

PBS NewsHour — July 9, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is interviewed about whether or not investing in college is worth the cost, through an economic lens.

“All Things Considered,” National Public Radio — July 9, 2015

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Confederate flag removal from the South Carolina State House grounds and what is next in terms of addressing race relations.