Penn in the News

International Herald Tribune — May 21, 2007

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School says opening book proposals to online votes could skew potential popularity.

Associated Press — May 20, 2007

R. Polk Wagner of the Law School says many scientists are transitioning to law practice.

HealthDay News — May 20, 2007

Richard Schwab of the School of Medicine discusses sleep requirements for teens.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 20, 2007

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the preparation phase for Philadelphia’s likely next mayor, Michael Nutter.

Washington Post — May 19, 2007

Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on subprime loans.

National Public Radio — May 19, 2007

Douglas Durian of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his research into the physics of sand.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 18, 2007

Timothy Rebbeck of the School of Medicine discusses a lawsuit concerning a leather-processing chemical that allegedly contributes to cancer.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 17, 2007

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg School for Communication authors an article on the effect on child viewers of smoking in movies.

Financial Times — May 17, 2007

George Cotsarelis of the School of Medicine discusses a possible breakthrough in hair-loss treatment.

Baltimore Sun — May 17, 2007

James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine says pedigree dog breeding is potentially dangerous to animals’ health.

International Herald-Tribune — May 17, 2007

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine receives a Special Award of Merit at Pimlico race.

USA Today — May 16, 2007

Corinne Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine says a surge in research funding is part of Barbaro’s legacy.

USA Today — May 16, 2007

Anthony Fabricatore of the School of Medicine says physiology should be examined when choosing a diet.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 15, 2007

Aretha Franklin, James A. Baker III and others receive honorary degrees at Penn’s 251st Commencement.

WHYY Radio — May 15, 2007

Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication, authors of the new book “Unspun,” discuss information manipulation by media and politicians.

Newsweek — May 15, 2007

Monica McGrath of the Wharton School offers a female perspective in business negotiations.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 14, 2007

Hiroaki Katsuragi of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Douglas Durian of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their research into granular impact cratering.

Wall Street Journal — May 14, 2007

Michael Useem of the Wharton School says the Dow Jones & Co. chief executive’s strategies amid a takeover will define his career.

“Tony Brown's Journal” (PBS) — May 14, 2007

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses diversity among blacks in academia.

HealthDay News — May 14, 2007

James Coyne of the School of Medicine is cited for research into psychotherapy’s affect on lifespan.