Penn in the News

Washington Post — May 2, 2007

Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School discusses urban design and its affect on city skylines.

Associated Press — May 2, 2007

Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine discusses bioethics questions affecting astronauts in space.

New Orleans Times-Picayune — May 1, 2007

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School says insurers should reward individuals’ damage mitigation.

Fast Company — May 1, 2007

President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn Connects.

Associated Press — April 30, 2007

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the issue of inter-racial diversity in college applicants.

Associated Press — April 30, 2007

Raymond Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that attracting veterinary students to a farm animal practice is more difficult.

C-SPAN — April 30, 2007

President Amy Gutmann, Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences’ Fels Institute of Government and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication participate in a Penn-sponosored discussion in Washington on civility’s role in politics.

WAMU Radio (Washington, D.C.) — April 30, 2007

Brooks Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses spin techniques and the new book he co-authored, “Unspun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation.”

mtvU — April 30, 2007

David Grazian of the School of Arts and Sciences hosts guest lecturers Malcolm Gladwell & Kenna.

Hartford Courant — April 29, 2007

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses same-sex marriage legislature.

National Public Radio — April 28, 2007

Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is cited for his book “Last Harvest: How a Cornfield Became New Daleville.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 26, 2007

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says colleges are making an increased effort to court prospective students.

Associated Press — April 26, 2007

Lisa Hark of the School of Medicine discusses nutritional policies in schools.

USA Today — April 26, 2007

Thomas Daniels of the School of Design says technological advancements will be essential in coping with increasing US urban populations.

Jewish Exponent — April 26, 2007

Ruben Gur of the School of Medicine discusses the relation between brain mass and intelligence.

National Public Radio — April 26, 2007

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses subprime loans.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 25, 2007

Penn Relay events are profiled.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 25, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine writes about the tragedy at Virginia Tech.

Newsday — April 25, 2007

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the controversial vocabulary of some hip-hop.

CNN — April 25, 2007

The Wharton School’s business plan competition winners are profiled.