Penn in the News

KYW Radio — December 10, 2008
The School of Medicine is cited for research studying incentive-based weight-loss programs.
Wall Street Journal — December 10, 2008
Howard Kaufold of the Wharton School discusses the school’s M.B.A. program.
“Marketplace” (National Public Radio) — December 10, 2008
Jim McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Think Tanks and Civil Society Program discusses the ability of think tanks to assess policy in the current financial climate.
Harrisburg Patriot-News — December 9, 2008
President Amy Gutmann is recognized for freezing her own salary.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 9, 2008
Janine Remillard of the Graduate School of Education discusses “Singapore math.”
New York Times — December 9, 2008
Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine comments on research on incentive-based health initiatives.
WNYC Radio (New York) — December 9, 2008
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book “Sweet Land of Liberty.”
“On Point” (National Public Radio) — December 8, 2008
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education analyzes college costs.
New York Times — December 8, 2008
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses voice encryption.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 8, 2008
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement authors an op-ed on the Philadelphia budget forums.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 7, 2008
Penn Museum’s collection from the kingdom of Benin is featured.
Associated Press — December 7, 2008
Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is cited for her analysis of brain-boosting pharmaceuticals.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 5, 2008
David Cohen, nominated to be chair of Penn's Board of Trustees, is featured.
Wall Street Journal — December 5, 2008
Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School discusses domain-name trends.
Washington Post — December 5, 2008
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on research studying the spread of happiness.
GovernmentExecutive.com — December 5, 2008
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses governmental management.
Associated Press — December 5, 2008

Lance Becker of the School of Medicine discusses the use of cooling to prevent cardiac-arrest-related damage.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 4, 2008
David Cohen is to become chair of Penn's Board of Trustees.
Wall Street Journal — December 4, 2008
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education says smaller colleges are hit harder during economic downturns.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 4, 2008
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School discusses health-insurance options.