Penn in the News

South Florida Sun-Sentinel — June 16, 2005
Barbara Kahn of Penn's Wharton School recommends that Disney move quickly to express concern over the death of a child at Walt Disney World.
New York Times — June 16, 2005
A study by Christian Leuz of Penn's Wharton School is cited in an article about new federal audit rules.
Voice of America — June 16, 2005
"Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an exhibit curated by David Silverman of the Penn Museum, is featured.
London Guardian — June 15, 2005
Simon Dicker of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Penn's BLAST telescope, attached to a balloon launched from Sweden.
Boston Globe — June 14, 2005
Katharine Treadway, a graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, is profiled for her work teaching future physicians.
New York Times — June 14, 2005
Michael Useem of Penn's Wharton School comments on the possibilities for a historic turnaround at troubled Morgan Stanley.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 14, 2005
Bruce Mann of the Law School says the outgoing Barnes Foundation president "managed to steer [it] through a period of sharply diminished resources and a very controversial time."
Scripps Howard News Service — June 14, 2005
Andrew Mettrick of Penn's Wharton School is co-author of a study of employers' handling of retirement-savings plans.
Harrisburg Patriot-News — June 14, 2005
Jennifer L. Baez of the School of Veterinary Medicine says female dogs have as much as a 20 percent chance of developing breast cancer.
HealthDay — June 13, 2005
Ellen W. Freeman of the School of Medicine expresses doubt that low calcium intake could be a major cause of PMS but supports increased calcium for women.
Associated Press — June 13, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn's Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses an APPC study of who Americans consider to be journalists.
Associated Press — June 13, 2005
Mark Devlin of the School of Arts and Sciences explains the importance of Penn's BLAST telescope in addressing "important cosmological and galactic questions....".
New York Times — June 12, 2005
In a commencement address at Wesleyan University, President Amy Gutmann discusses the "signs of disrespect" pervasive in our civic discourse.
Chicago Tribune — June 12, 2005
Jere Behrman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Opportunities, a Mexican government program aimed at decreasing poverty.
Chicago Tribune — June 12, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine's Center for Bioethics says face transplants are risky and should be avoided.
Boston Globe — June 11, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School comments on a contradiction between claims made by Catholic officials in proceedings about ownership of church property.
Associated Press — June 11, 2005
David P. Silverman of the Penn Museum, curator of the new Tutankhamun exhibit which has opened in Los Angeles, discusses religion in ancient Egypt.
Philadelphia Daily News — June 9, 2005
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences explains that a common racial slur, even when used by African-Americans, "can be offensive to people ... striving so hard to be treated with fairness and justice."
Washington Post — June 8, 2005
Research done at Penn's Wharton School looks at data analyzing how people shop in supermarkets.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — June 8, 2005
The book "Is Bill Cosby Right?" by Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences is reviewed.