Penn in the News

New York Times — May 3, 2006

Stephen J. Hoch of Penn’s Wharton School discusses the recent spikes in gas prices.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 2, 2006

Patrick Brennan of the School of Medicine says gifts from pharmaceutical companies shouldn’t be allowed to influence doctors.

NPR — May 2, 2006

Mary Frances Barry of the School of Arts and Sciences joins a discussion on the Iraq war.

Newark Star-Ledger — April 30, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on racial tensions surrounding drug-testing trials.

Associated Press — April 29, 2006

Penn research is cited concerning land development.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 29, 2006

Mary Anne Layden of the School of Medicine debates the propriety of a new adult entertainment venture the Old City section of Philadelphia.

New Scientist — April 28, 2006

Andrew Rappe of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a breakthrough in nanotechnology.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 28, 2006

Megan Mitchell of Penn’s Wharton School discusses the school’s business-plan competition.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 27, 2006

John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a piece on challenges facing faith-based initiatives.

Christian Science Monitor — April 24, 2006

Leslie Callahan of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Pentecostalism.

Reuters — April 24, 2006

Chanita Hughes Halbert of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses how different races feel about trusting the health-care system.

Associated Press — April 23, 2006

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on privacy issues involved in schools’ monitoring of Web activity.

New York Times — April 23, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses which types of coursework give students a leg up in the admissions process.

New York Times — April 23, 2006

A student finds success in the College of General Studies.

New York Times — April 23, 2006

President Amy Gutmann discusses admission quotas.

National Journal — April 22, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says international interests will often be at odds with the Bush forceful foreign policy.

Chronicle of Higher Education — April 21, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences and Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discuss their activities in television commentary. Dean Rebecca Bushnell of the School of Arts and Sciences cites the importance of such coverage.

Chronicle of Higher Education — April 21, 2006

Robert Zemsky of the Learning Alliance for Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education is featured for research concerning the rising costs of tuition.

Philadelphia Daily News — April 21, 2006

Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the mentality behind violence on the streets.

KYW Radio — April 20, 2006

Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his sponsorship of the national conference, "Poor, Young, Black and Male: A Case for National Action?"