Penn in the News

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.

Jewish Exponent — February 5, 2007

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for his involvement in a program encouraging civic discourse.

Boston Globe — February 4, 2007

Sheldon Hackney and Walter Licht of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on a candidate for the Harvard presidency.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 4, 2007

Charles Bernstein and Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their involvement in an online poetry project.

New York Times — February 4, 2007

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the hidden meanings behind some racial references.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 2, 2007

David Silverman of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the debut of the new Tutankhamun exhibit.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 2, 2007

Robin Pemantle of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a controversial test question.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 2, 2007

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School discusses the Cartoon Network’s marketing scheme gone wrong.

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 1, 2007

David Silverman of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his involvement with multiple Tut exhibits.

Discovery — February 1, 2007

Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine says new lab-grown nerve systems could help bring back feeling and control to artificial limbs.

Hartford Courant — January 31, 2007

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses his research on Connecticut’s homeless.

USA Today — January 30, 2007

Kenneth Thomas of the Wharton School comments on the implications of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's recent trip to China.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 30, 2007

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the complications that led to Barbaro being euthanized.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 29, 2007

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education says comprehensive training should be required for incoming teachers.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 29, 2007

Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Leonhard Euler’s mathematics legacy.