Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 23, 2009
Jon Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education discusses proposed changes in the Philadelphia school system.
Associated Press — February 23, 2009
President Amy Gutmann discusses the 2009 Penn Commencement speaker.
Korea Daily — February 23, 2009
Dean Eric Furda discusses Penn admissions.
Detroit Free Press — February 22, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on American urban policy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 22, 2009
Franklin Allen of the Wharton School comments on the dramatic increase in the Federal Reserve.
KYW Radio (Philadelphia) — February 22, 2009
Tariro Mupombwa, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, discusses her charitable organization, which sends sewing machines to her native Zimbabwe.
Washington Post — February 22, 2009
Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences says frequent text messaging has the capacity to improve writing skills.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 20, 2009
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the stimulus bill could help Philadelphia’s homeless.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 20, 2009
Tariro Mupombwa, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, comments on the outpouring of support for her international outreach program.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 20, 2009
Penn Museum’s exhibit, "IYARE: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater," Is featured.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 20, 2009
Mary Summers of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the psychology of food shortage.
Los Angeles Times — February 20, 2009
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences says business-improvement districts improve crime rates.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 19, 2009
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a piece on crime and its impact on the economy.
Time — February 19, 2009
Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s new housing plan.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 19, 2009
Penn is listed as one of the schools chosen to get reduced funding under Senator Piccola’s education plan.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 19, 2009
Denis Kinane is appointed dean of the School of Dental Medicine.
Wall Street Journal — February 19, 2009
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is cited for his book of essays, "My Two Polish Grandfathers."
Minnesota Public Radio — February 19, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book, "Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North.”
Daily Mail (U.K.) — February 18, 2009
John Gearhart of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Medicine comments on experimental stem-cell treatments.
New York Times — February 18, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the dilemmas faced by historically black colleges and universities in today’s economy.