Penn in the News

CBSNews.com — June 19, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed on health-care reform.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 19, 2009
PennPraxis and the School of Design are cited for creating "Civic Vision," a plan for reinvigorating Philadelphia’s Delaware River waterfront.
New York Times — June 19, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education discusses how colleges can save and spend less.
Salon.com — June 19, 2009
Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center analyzes Obama’s lobbyist rules.
Associated Press — June 19, 2009
Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services points out that the street views of the Penn campus that the visiting video-capture device Google tricycle will provide can be of benefit to students and others.
University Business — June 18, 2009
Vice President Maureen Rush and Mitchell Yanak of Public Safety discuss cooperation between campus and police.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 18, 2009
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences hosts a visiting scholar.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — June 18, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is credited for her research concerning funding for historically black colleges.
CNN — June 18, 2009
Leslie Mitts of the Wharton School discusses how Wharton’s Small Business Development Center is helping small businesses strive in time of financial crisis.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 17, 2009
Penn is cited as the birthplace of positive psychology.
Computer World — June 17, 2009
Penn ranks among the best places to work in IT.
Orlando Sentinel — June 17, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says there is likely a link between economic woes and familicides.
Scientific American — June 16, 2009
Penn is the only university to make the EPA’s list of the top-25 U.S. green-energy leaders.
Washington Post — June 16, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School discusses the Six Flags bankruptcy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2009
Nando Micale of the School of Design applies Philadelphia redevelopment plans to classroom curriculum.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2009
Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine says red yeast may benefit patients with high cholesterol.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis discusses the Delaware-waterfront redesign.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2009
Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences studies brainwaves in an effort to chart spirituality’s effect on the mind.
Associated Press — June 16, 2009
Kenneth Thomas of the Wharton School discusses the Fed’s effectiveness.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 15, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine is cited for his role as co-chair of the United Nations/Council of Europe task force on trafficking in human organs and tissues.