Penn in the News

USA Today — November 13, 2005
Daniel Wagner of the Graduate School of Education releases a report commissioned by the World Bank that details project efficiency in third-world countries.
Honolulu Advertiser — November 13, 2005
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says housing the chronically homeless will leave more funds for other homeless groups such as the elderly and unemployed.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 13, 2005
In the first segment of a three-part series, Penn is spotlighted in an analysis of colleges' courtship of foreign students.
Detroit Free Press — November 12, 2005
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an editorial on Sacramento's NBA team showing derogatory pictures of Detroit landscapes during a game.
WNBC-TV (New York) — November 11, 2005
James Serpell of the School of Medicine says dogs’ sense of smell is so acute that they can even detect cancer in some instances.
Associated Press — November 11, 2005
Penn announces that British architect David Chipperfield will lead the re-design of the Penn Museum.
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer — November 11, 2005
Richard Schultz of the School of Arts and Sciences says the success of IVF pregnancies doesn’t preclude problems down the road.
Los Angeles Times — November 11, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses ambition’s darker side in university hospitals.
CNN — November 11, 2005
Geoffrey Hazard of the Law School discusses any conflict of interest Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito might have faced when handling a case involving a firm which he had invested in.
Detroit Metro Times — November 9, 2005
Native Detroiter Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted for his contemporary history studies.
Chicago Tribune — November 9, 2005
Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses different methods used to teach the Chinese language.
Chicago Tribune — November 9, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School says the Refco corporate scandal may not have as many consequences in the market as initially thought.
Baltimore Sun — November 9, 2005
Laurence Kruckman of the School of Medicine says that postpartum psychosis is the worst-case scenario for troubled mothers.
Los Angeles Times — November 8, 2005
Peter Fader of Penn’s Wharton School says music labels threaten technological advances with their efforts to thwart piracy.
Seattle Times — November 7, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says it is not ethical to provide placebos to patients who previously had a successful medicine regimen.
New Yorker — November 7, 2005
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his work with dialects.
KUHF Radio — November 7, 2005
Barbie Zelizer of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses the common political strategy of comparing the Iraq War to Vietnam.
KSBI-TV (Oklahoma City) — November 4, 2005
Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine says Alzheimer's patients benefit from knowing their diagnosis.
Chronicle of Higher Education — November 4, 2005
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences reflects on John Hope Franklin's autobiographical examination of a century of racism in America.
WPVI-TV — November 2, 2005
Soo Kim Abboud of the School of Medicine discusses his new novel about Asian students and academic performance.