Penn in the News

Los Angeles Times — May 4, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses accusations of negligence against HMO Kaiser’s organ-transplant programs.

Philadelphia Daily News — May 4, 2006

David Rudovsky of the Law School discusses fatal police shootings in Philadelphia in 2006.

NPR — May 4, 2006

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the chaotic situation disabled children sometimes encounter in foster-care systems.

Associated Press — May 3, 2006

Charles Mooney of the Law School addresses laptop bans in the classroom.

Associated Press — May 3, 2006

William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences says language differences in America are becoming easier to track.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 3, 2006

C. Brian Rose of the Penn Museum addresses the high risk of destruction during wartime for Afghanistan’s relics.

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.