Penn in the News

Knight Ridder News Service — January 6, 2006

John P. O'Reardon of the School of Medicine says the anti-depression implant is a last hope for some sufferers.

Indianapolis Star — January 6, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says doctors are often worried about admitting guilt because of lawsuits.

Chronicle of Higher Education — January 6, 2006

Michael Weisberg of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the court decision banning intelligent design from science classes in the Dover, Pa., schools.

Scripps Howard News Service — January 6, 2006

Benjamin Chang of the School of Medicine discusses the risks posed to babies’ digits if mothers smoke during the pregnancy.

Los Angeles Times — January 5, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says that reporters covering the trapped Sago miners’ story should have questioned announcements that they had been found alive.

New York Times — January 4, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says fatality reports in drug testing are mandatory.

Associated Press — January 3, 2006

David Skeel of the Law School says Chief Justice Roberts and nominee Alito will return the Supreme Court to stricter adherence to business standards.

Associated Press — January 3, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School comments on what the re-designing of the Supreme Court means for big business.

Associated Press — January 2, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses likely speech scenarios for President Bush in 2006.

Knight Ridder News Service — December 29, 2005
David Sarwer of the School of Medicine says bad toupees and other aesthetic alterations can be attributed to exaggerations of self-image.
Associated Press — December 22, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on a controvery involving industrial air pollution.
Knight Ridder News Service — December 21, 2005
Melvyn Hammarberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says the Mormon Church is gaining minority members due to their relief work in the inner city.
Inside Higher Ed — December 21, 2005
Josh Perelman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the annual meeting and newest goals of the Association for Jewish Studies.
Inside Higher Ed — December 21, 2005
Dan Romer of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for his research on online gambling.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 21, 2005
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the barring of intelligent design from Dover, Pa., science classes.
Garry Trudeau — December 21, 2005
The University of Pennsylvania is featured in the Doonesbury comic strip.
NPR — December 20, 2005
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences joins a discussion on current issues in the media.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — December 20, 2005
David Rudovsky of the Law School says new DNA law is biased towards parolees.
Los Angeles Times — December 20, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says the fact that the New York Times waited a year to release information on President Bush’s wiretapping program raises many questions.
Louisville Courier-Journal — December 19, 2005
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says it is surprising more African-Americans have not donated to the Ali Museum.