Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — June 15, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.

PhillyVoice.com — June 15, 2015

Several students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their journeys to becoming Penn transfer students.

Washington Post — June 15, 2015

Nikkita Patel of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying animal trafficking.

New York Times — June 15, 2015

Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how the College Board and the Educational Testing Service are seeking ways to improve the SAT.

Wall Street Journal — June 14, 2015

Olivia Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb of the Wharton School write about what is keeping people from purchasing long-term-care insurance policies.

Christian Science Monitor / CBS Chicago — June 14, 2015

Recent high school graduate Arianna Alexander is featured for being awarded millions in scholarship money and choosing Penn as her first choice to attend college.

Wall Street Journal — June 14, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a report titled “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes.”

Philadelphia Tribune — June 13, 2015

Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences and Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education share their opinions on Rachel Dolezal, a white woman posing as an African-American.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 12, 2015

Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an increase in Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania.

CBS News — June 12, 2015

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Risks associated with sleeping pills have been known for some time, though this study shows some compelling real-world consequences.”

“On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio — June 11, 2015

Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on America’s prison system.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 11, 2015

Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his experience in a military crackdown while he was conducting fieldwork in El Salvador.

USA Today — June 11, 2015

Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a study of hydration levels  among American children and teens.

Nature — June 10, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 10, 2015

Postdoctoral fellow Andrea Spaeth and David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the effects of after-hours eating.

IEEE Spectrum — June 10, 2015

Etienne Benson of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the threat birds posed to the power grid in California in the 1920s.

Bloomberg Business — June 9, 2015

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the loss of privacy in the digital age.

Mashable.com — June 9, 2015

Nathaniel DeNicola of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Trackers help solve a simple problem, which is that a woman’s cycle can be unpredictable and difficult to recount from memory.”

PhillyVoice.com — June 9, 2015

David Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about participating in a collaborative study that revealed that organ donation rates vary throughout the United States.

Time.com — June 9, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School talks about why attending college to prepare for a specific job is not the best idea.