Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — February 9, 2007

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the role African immigrants play in affirmative action in the United States.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 9, 2007

Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing says it is possible that environmental factors could trigger an existing genetic predisposition to autism.

Los Angeles Times — February 9, 2007

Nobel Laureate Alan MacDiarmid is memorialized.

New York Times — February 9, 2007

President Amy Gutmann comments on Harvard’s presidential nominee, Drew Gilpin Faust.

New York Times — February 8, 2007

Chemistry Professor Alan MacDiarmid is remembered.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 8, 2007

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design discusses the five internationally recognized designers selected to help re-design the Philadelphia riverfront.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 8, 2007

John Cipollini of Dining Services discusses Penn’s transition to frying free of trans fats.

Bloomberg News — February 8, 2007

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses Penn’s record number of applicants.

New York Times — February 7, 2007

President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s expansion.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 7, 2007

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design authors an op-ed on Philadelphia zoning restrictions.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 7, 2007

Michael Leja of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a sale that helped keep “Gross Clinic” in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 6, 2007

President Amy Gutmann and Sheldon Hackney and Demie Kurz, both of the School of Arts and Sciences, comment on a leading candidate for the Harvard presidency.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 6, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on autism and mercury-based vaccinations.

Associated Press — February 6, 2007

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses recent political rhetoric concerning Iraq.

WQED-TV — February 5, 2007

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured in a historical documentary.

Los Angeles Times — February 5, 2007

Michael Useem of the Wharton School discusses financial strategies of General Electric.

Associated Press — February 5, 2007

Thomas Wadden of the School of Medicine says obesity surgery should never be the first step of a weight-loss plan.

CNBC — February 5, 2007

Michael Useem of the Wharton School comments on the status of high-ranking CEOs.

Philadelphia Business Journal — February 5, 2007

President Amy Gutmann says Penn will participate in the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.

Los Angeles Times — February 5, 2007

David Casarett of the School of Medicine says that it is not unusual for some older patients to opt for a natural death rather than painful treatments.