Penn in the News

Los Angeles Times — April 27, 2009
Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing says nurse-patient-ratio laws may improve care.
USA Today — April 26, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine discusses the swine-flu outbreak.
Washington Post — April 25, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says familicide is an extension of suicide.
Philadelphia Daily News — April 24, 2009
David Rudovsky of the Law School comments on search-warrant procedure.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 24, 2009
William Whitaker of the University Archives discusses a Philadelphia architectural-archive project.
Chronicle of Higher Education — April 23, 2009
Penn’s graduate programs rank among the top in the nation.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Max Westman, a student in the School of Arts Sciences, wins the Penn Relays decathlon, the first men’s track and field team member to do so since 1932.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Linda Jacobs of the School of Medicine and The Livestrong Survivorship Center for Excellence, and Andy Miller and Carolyn Vachani of the School of Medicine and OncoLink discuss long-term oncology care.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Ravi Amaravadi of the School of Medicine is credited with a unique skin cancer treatment.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Brian Czerniecki of the School of Medicine is featured discussing advanced treatments for breast cancer.
ScienceNOW Daily News — April 23, 2009
David Dinges of the School of Medicine says early-risers experience cognitive decline sooner than night owls.
“Here and Now” (National Public Radio) — April 23, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses familicide.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Kathy Schultz of the Graduate School of Education says animals may be a valuable resource for children struggling with literacy.
Forbes — April 23, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences provides explanations for violence in Detroit, discussing his book, “The Origins of the Urban Crisis.”
USA Today — April 23, 2009
Penn’s 41-year-low tuition increase is cited.
Associated Press — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says an increase in familicides may indicate a greater societal risk for domestic abuse.
Washington Post — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the role of the breadwinner and how its being threatened might lead to family violence.
WMAR-TV (Baltimore) — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on recent familiacides and their possible link to recession stresses.
USA Today — April 22, 2009
Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine and the Penn Memory Center discusses the link between anti-inflammatory drugs and Alzheimer’s.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 22, 2009
PennPraxis’s contributions to the Delaware waterfront redesign are discussed.