Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 28, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses intra-office Final Four pools.

Detroit News — March 28, 2006

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses race relations in Detroit.

Associated Press — March 28, 2006

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says

kinship caregivers should be held to the same standards as foster parents.

Associated Press — March 27, 2006

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine discusses her research on the advantages of weightlifting for breast-cancer patients.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 27, 2006

Jeffrey Roth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a recent spike in juvenile crime.

Chicago Tribune — March 27, 2006

Robin Leidner of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her book, "Fast Food, Fast Talk: Service Work and the Routinization of Everyday Life."

C-SPAN 2 — March 25, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his new book, "Come Hell or High Water."

Chronicle of Higher Education — March 24, 2006

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests that early sociological study of suburbs may have been biased.

Associated Press — March 24, 2006

Penn announces a new financial-aid program to benefit lower-income families.

Associated Press — March 24, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses the intricacies of political donations.

Associated Press — March 23, 2006

Shelley Rankin of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the transmission of germs and viruses to pets.

Wall Street Journal — March 23, 2006

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s robotic soccer team is featured in a piece on robotic sports.

Wall Street Journal — March 23, 2006

Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses applying mathematical strategies to NCAA brackets.

Wall Street Journal — March 20, 2006

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his application of his “positive psychology “ techniques to businesses.

Wall Street Journal — March 20, 2006

Robert M. Nelson of the School of Medicine is cited for his co-authorship of an open-letter challenging ethics of popular blood study.

Seattle Times — March 20, 2006

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is cited for his work as an arbitrator for an NFL player.

Associated Press — March 20, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Public Policy discusses Presidential speech rhetoric.

USA Today — March 20, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses heavy AP course loads.

Associated Press — March 19, 2006

Don Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the advantages of democratic elections.

Philidelphia Inquirer — March 16, 2006

Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses population growth in the census.