Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — August 3, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on higher-education reform.
Bloomberg News — August 3, 2009
Samuel Preston and student Jessica Ho of the School of Arts and Sciences are credited for their health-care research.
Associated Press — August 3, 2009
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School says the social security fund may begin its decline sooner than anticipated.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 3, 2009
Vice President John Zeller of Development and Alumni Relations comments on the University’s fund-raising efforts.
Philadelphia Business Journal — August 3, 2009
Penn’s fund-raising campaign is on track.
USA Today — August 2, 2009
Eric Orts of the Wharton School discusses a program combining an M.B.A. and a master’s in environmental studies.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 2, 2009
Justin Wolfer of the Wharton School says over-thriftiness isn’t always beneficial.
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 2, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses organ-donor screening.
Christian Science Monitor — August 2, 2009
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design discusses China’s design trends.
Christian Science Monitor — August 2, 2009
James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on pet-driven industries.
National Journal Magazine — August 1, 2009
Amy Wax of the Law School is cited for her book, “Race, Wrongs and Remedies,” amid a discussion of race issues.
New York Times — August 1, 2009
The Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for its voter-focus-group work.
Politico — August 1, 2009
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication analyzes President Obama’s catch phrases.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 31, 2009
Sean Pitt, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured in a profile of Penn’s efforts towards going green, and Barbara Lea-Kruger of Business Services is quoted about Penn’s participation in a 3D dorm-room Web site.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 31, 2009
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his work training army officers in positive psychology.
Wall Street Journal — July 31, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School authors an op-ed on John Calvin’s legacy.
Washington Post — July 31, 2009
The Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for focus-group research on President Obama’s polling numbers.
New York Times — July 31, 2009
Steve Bilsky of Athletics comments on the state of collegiate athletics.
Slate — July 31, 2009
Jeleen Briscoe of the School of Veterinary Medicine debunks guinea-pig myths.
Baltimore Sun — July 30, 2009
Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School says health-care reform is hindered by society’s “loss aversion.”