Penn in the News

Al Jazeera America — October 13, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School says, “We do have to step up training. This is one of those things where you need constant attention and people need to go to the next level.”

Guardian (U.K.) — October 13, 2014

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about voiceprint marketing. — October 12, 2014

Jennifer Morrissette and Erica Carpenter of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about liquid biopsies. — October 12, 2014

Penn students are featured for developing Sweet Bites, a chewing gum that helps fight tooth decay and could improve oral health in poor regions of the world.

Huffington Post — October 10, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the importance of Americans supporting the military personnel sent to West Africa to help build temporary medical centers and treat Ebola patients.

Education Week — October 10, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the lack of qualified staff in schools.

Vox — October 9, 2014

David Meketon of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on how grit applies across the socioeconomic spectrum.

Bloomberg Businessweek — October 9, 2014

Rita Powell of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the increased popularity of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

NBC News (Philadelphia) — October 9, 2014

John Lapinksi of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Americans being surveyed on their knowledge of Ebola and how it is contracted.

Economic Times — October 9, 2014

Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School writes about Big Billion day and e-commerce in India.

Philadelphia Daily News — October 9, 2014

The founder of World Café live is interviewed.

Diverse — October 9, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education write about minority-serving institutions outside of the United States. — October 9, 2014

Tips about successful giving from Adam Grant of the Wharton School are highlighted.

New York Times — October 9, 2014

James Pawelski of the School or Arts & Sciences suggests how to experience more on a museum visit by slowing your pace and viewing art for longer periods of time.

Psychology Today — October 9, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about his psychodrama founder and his father, J.L. Moreno.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek — October 8, 2014

Law School student Paul Courtney talks about his decision to enroll in law school during a lackluster job market.

USA Today — October 8, 2014

Christopher Yoo of the Law School says, “We have breached what used to be an inviolable wall.”

Washington Post — October 8, 2014

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the general public’s belief that obesity is “a moral failing, and that they can’t push away from the table.” — October 8, 2014

Students Joseph Hwang and Eric Fiore are featured for helping to create a new sunglasses brand, Barring Eyewear.

Philadelphia Business Journal — October 8, 2014

The Wharton School’s Jonathan Kolstad and Robert Town, along with Tom Baker of the Law School are highlighted as the co-founders of Picwell, a start-up company that helps people compare their health insurance options.