Penn in the News

New York Times — May 19, 2009
Student Nate Weiner of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured in an Associated Press photo on the front page of all editions of the New York Times after he wrote “Hire Me” on the top of his mortarboard.
Associated Press — May 19, 2009
Penn’s 253rd Commencement, along with quotes from speaker Eric Schmidt and President Amy Gutmann, is featured .
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 19, 2009
Commencement speaker Eric Schmidt calls Penn “the buzz school everyone wants to go to."
KYW Radio (Philadelphia) — May 19, 2009
Penn’s 253rd Commencement is discussed.
CBSNews.com — May 19, 2009
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School authors an op-ed on military commissions.
CNN — May 19, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says familicide may sometimes result from the stigma attached to suicide survivors.
ABC News — May 19, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says philanthropy is largely based upon emotional experience.
New York Times — May 19, 2009
“Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay,” an Institute of Contemporary Art exhibit, is highlighted.
New York Times — May 18, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School authors an op-ed on corporate bankruptcy.
New Yorker — May 18, 2009
Angela Lee Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is credited with research on self control.
Kansas City Star — May 17, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education discusses the impact the recession has had on college sports teams.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 15, 2009
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy and Practice and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy analyzes the role of social media in non-profits.
Philadelphia Daily News — May 14, 2009
Josh Bennett, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, performs “Tamara's Opus” at the Whitehouse for HBO’s “Brave New Voices” poetry contest.
Technically Philly — May 14, 2009
Penn’s Twitter for the 253rd Commencement is featured.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 14, 2009
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Educations says racial diversity among teachers is important in developing role models.
Reuters Health — May 14, 2009
Sindhu Srinivas of the School of Medicine is cited for research on gum disease and pregnancy.
“NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” (PBS) — May 14, 2009
Josh Bennett, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, performs for the first lady in HBO’s “Brave New Voices” poetry contest.
New York Times — May 13, 2009
Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing comments on the hardships caused by hospital discharge.
Washington Post — May 13, 2009
Josh Bennett, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is a finalist in the HBO poetry slam contest, “Brave New Voices.”
MSNBC — May 13, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed discussing gene-sequence patents.