Penn in the News

Washington Post — May 1, 2009
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for leading a comprehensive study on African genetics.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 1, 2009
Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on Penn’s new eco-friendly BigBelly trash bins.
Bloomberg News — May 1, 2009
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses Supreme Court Justice David Souter’s disposition.
Slate — May 1, 2009
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School authors an op-ed on Supreme Court Justice David Souter.
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 1, 2009
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School and Andrew Newberg of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine speak about the psychology of decision making.
New York Times — May 1, 2009
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on Justice David Souter’s legacy.
Discovery News — May 1, 2009
Jennifer Wegner of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the discovery of a mummified puppy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 1, 2009
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses a discovery of a cache of fossilized dinosaur bones.
Baltimore Sun — May 1, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed on patient research funding.
Associated Press — April 30, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School comments on judicial oversight for large bankruptcy cases.
Associated Press — April 30, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School discusses Chrysler’s filing for bankruptcy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 29, 2009
Peter Fader of the Wharton School says the application market for the iPhone has become a lucrative business.
New York Times — April 29, 2009
Gail Morrison of the School of Medicine says the recession is a boon for medial school applications.
Forbes — April 29, 2009
Stephen Burbank of the Law School and Olivier Chatain of the Wharton School discuss the need for innovation in the traditional law-firm business model.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 28, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis is credited with coordinating a redesign plan for Central Delaware.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 28, 2009
Alums Joyce Meng, Xiang Li and Jennifer Chen of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences and their philanthropist organization Givology are featured amidst praise from President Amy Gutmann and Huntsman Program Executive Director Inge Herman of the Wharton School.
Philadelphia Daily News — April 28, 2009
Julie Thompson, Clint Randall and Jeff Knowles, students in the School of Design, envision the Philadelphia of the future by means of mock blueprints.
Harper’s Magazine — April 28, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the pattern and frequency of national familicides can help in understanding the causes.
Wall Street Journal — April 28, 2009
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School is cited for research on incentive-based employee-health programs.
Harrisburg Patriot-News — April 28, 2009
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on Gov. Edward G. Rendell's proposed Tuition Relief Act.