Penn in the News

San Francisco Chronicle — October 31, 2006

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says tracking systems are needed before the homeless problem can be properly addressed.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale) — October 30, 2006

Steven Freeman of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed on restoring voter confidence in the security of vote tallying.

Philadelphia Inquirer — October 30, 2006

Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine measures brain activity among those who claim to be speaking in tongues.

Associated Press — October 30, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses campaign visibility.

Buffalo News — October 30, 2006

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his Language Log website.

“NewsHour With Jim Lehrer” — October 30, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses negative campaigns.

New York Times — October 30, 2006

Robert Meyer of Penn’s Wharton School says bargains prompt other spending.

Chemical and Engineering News — October 30, 2006

Virgil Percec of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his work with polymers.

ABC News — October 29, 2006

Dick Polman of the School of Arts and Sciences says the Democratic Iraq strategy is unclear.

Newsday — October 29, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses competition in college admissions.

Los Angeles Times — October 28, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says negative campaign ads can be the most effective means of reaching the voting base.

Wall Street Journal — October 28, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions and Thomas Caleel of Penn’s Wharton School discuss the role of transfers in admissions.

Los Angeles Times — October 27, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School says support for same-sex marriage is growing exponentially.

New York Times — October 26, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses the hyper-commercialization of plastic surgery.

New York Times — October 26, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses a New Jersey Supreme Court ruling on same-sex unions.

New York Times — October 25, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses the rhetoric surrounding New Jersey senatorial candidates.

Philadelphia Inquirer — October 25, 2006

Peter Dodson of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the cause of dinosaurs’ extinction.

Associated Press — October 25, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication says Michael J. Fox’s campaigning connects with a younger audience.

Bloomberg News — October 24, 2006

Jeremy Siegel of Penn’s Wharton School is cited for research on the stock market.

New York Times — October 24, 2006

Richard Zettler of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum discusses the significance of an archeological discovery in Syria.