Penn in the News

New York Times — August 23, 2007

Michael Knoll of the Law School discusses the possible outcomes of proposed tax increases on managers of private equity.

New York Times — August 23, 2007

David Hsu of the Wharton School says small business owners are more vulnerable to changes in consumer spending.

New York Times — August 23, 2007

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School discusses the recent Mattel toy recall.

Reuters — August 23, 2007

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School says that added inspections to prevent recalls are cost prohibitive for many companies.

Chicago Sun-Times — August 22, 2007

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the relationship between home equity and consumer spending.

Associated Press — August 22, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says there is a conflict of interest when it comes to drug advisers accepting money from drug makers.

Catholic News Service — August 22, 2007

Richard Estes of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited for research on human trafficking.

New York Times — August 21, 2007

Andrew Geier of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses obesity and its effect on school attendance.

BBC — August 21, 2007

Gary Smith of the School of Medicine says virtual-simulation studies of disease outbreak can be problematic.

San Francisco Chronicle — August 21, 2007

Oscar Gandy of the Annenberg School for Communication says many think the presence of technology suggests better protection and safety.

Newsweek — August 20, 2007

In two first-person articles, Howard Fineman and his daughter, Meredith, discuss her college search and why she decided on Penn.

Philadelphia Tribune — August 20, 2007

President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s Lucien E. Blackwell Apprenticeship program.

New York Daily News — August 20, 2007

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the line between political punditry and stumping for a candidate.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 20, 2007

Diane Spatz of the School of Nursing discusses a campaign to encourage breast-feeding.

Newsweek — August 20, 2007

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses presidential candidate Barack Obama’s appeal to different demographics.

University Business — August 20, 2007

Penn is cited as an example of positive campus renovation.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 20, 2007

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the dynamic created by a Philadelphia rapper whose grandfather is the police commissioner.

Associated Press — August 19, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says that the definition of life and creation will become more problematic as science evolves.

Chronicle of Higher Education — August 17, 2007

Penn student Phillip Benedetti is cited for his research in organic chemistry.

Chronicle of Higher Education — August 17, 2007

Penn’s program of undergraduate research is highlighted.