Penn in the News

BBC — December 17, 2007

Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School discusses the economics of gift cards.

Boston Globe — December 17, 2007

Shelley Rankin of the School of Veterinary Medicine says most maladies cannot be spread from pets to their owners.

Los Angeles Times — December 17, 2007

Dan Romer of the Annenberg School for Communication and the Annenberg Adolescent Risk Communication Institute discusses suicide risk during the holidays.

Washington Post — December 15, 2007

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the social consequences of English-only language signs.

The Age (Australia) — December 15, 2007

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses presidential campaign advertising.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 15, 2007

David Rudovsky of the Law School says loitering laws have a broad level of application.

Chronicle of Higher Education — December 14, 2007

Penn’s involvement in green power is cited.

USA Today — December 14, 2007

Penn’s “Language Log” is cited, and Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Chinese-character translation.

Wall Street Journal — December 14, 2007

Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the use of neurology in determining positive reaction toward campaign political statements.

USA Today — December 14, 2007

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on teacher-turnover rates.

CBS Marketwatch — December 14, 2007

The Wharton School is cited for research on consumer habits.

Chronicle of Philanthropy — December 13, 2007

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is cited.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 13, 2007

Penn’s financial-aid program is cited.

Baltimore Sun — December 13, 2007

David Sarwer of the School of Medicine discusses how plastic surgery affects a patient’s family members.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 13, 2007

Brian Strom of the School of Medicine comments on the FDA’s decision to overrule plans for cholesterol drug Mevacor to be sold over the counter.

Boston Globe — December 13, 2007

Katherina Rosqueta of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy in the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses Fidelity’s new initiative that seeks to promote student philanthropy.

Education Week — December 12, 2007

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses African-American male enrollment rates.

Wall Street Journal — December 12, 2007

Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing says more hospitals should concentrate on proactive care after discharge.

Chronicle of Higher Education — December 12, 2007

Julie Miller Vick and Jennifer Furlong of Career Services conduct a Q-and-A on postdoctoral fellowship applications.

New York Times — December 12, 2007

Michael Useem of the Wharton School says U.S. companies are embracing an international mindset.