Penn in the News

KYW Radio — December 11, 2006

Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences says previous Philadelphia police behavior has negatively affected methods current police can use to fight violence.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School is cited for founding the automobile eco-program TerraPass.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences says American Indians' DNA holds many important clues to migratory patterns in early American history.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 10, 2006

Kevin Gillen of the Wharton School discusses the Philadelphia housing market.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Richard Johnston of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book, “The End of Southern Exceptionalism.”

USA Today — December 10, 2006

David Sarwer of the School of Medicine says many people are deterred from cosmetic surgery by cost and risk.

Washington Post — December 10, 2006

Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for his research study, "The Deadweight Loss of Christmas.”

Forbes — December 8, 2006

Raymond Townsend of the School of Medicine discusses the benefits of a new blood-pressure drug.

Los Angeles Times — December 8, 2006

Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design says the negative connotation attached to ‘McMansions’ is relative.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 8, 2006

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says that a socially popular celebrity marketing campaign doesn’t always equate increased sales.

MSNBC — December 8, 2006

Elin Danien of the Penn Museum says Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” is more concerned with violence than the culture of the Mayans.

Chicago Tribune — December 7, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his criticism of Bill Cosby’s statements concerning African- Americans.

New York Times — December 6, 2006

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says high-risk mortgages are concentrated on the lower socio-economic sectors of the population.

ABC News — December 6, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says current events have helped news shows usurp late night talk shows in ratings.

ABC News — December 6, 2006

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice suggests methods to best handle bad situations.

Baltimore Sun — December 5, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a National Institutes of Health ethics case.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 5, 2006

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School authors an op-ed on judicial activism.

Associated Press — December 4, 2006

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research into the relationship of happiness and psychology.

Washington Post — December 4, 2006

Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine discusses Pfizer’s recent termination of its drug torcetrapib.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 3, 2006

Penn’s Patrick T. Harker is named president of the University of Delaware.