Penn in the News

Associated Press — October 5, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says the public needs to be more involved in safety regulations surrounding research with deadly viral specimens.
Boston Globe — October 4, 2005
David Margolis of the School of Medicine addresses possible health concerns involving vulnerability to respiratory infection while taking certain acne medications.
Boston Globe — October 4, 2005
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the O.J. Simpson verdict on its 10th anniversary.
Daily Mail — October 4, 2005
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his pioneering research on positive psychology.
Newsweek — October 3, 2005
Danny Gerber of the Center for Community Partnership says children need to be involved in their own health for changes to be effective.
Fortune — October 3, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School chronicles the evolution of American bankruptcy.
Reuters Health — October 3, 2005
Craig Alter of the School of Medicine says that, in order for the morning-after pill to be effective, it needs limited restrictions.
Philadelphia Business Journal — October 2, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says prohibiting stem-cell research will only lead to researcher migration to the many areas that allow it.
Wilmington News-Journal — October 2, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine confronts the ethical issues surrounding an exhibit in Philadelphia that displays preserved corpses.
Philadelphia Inquirer — October 1, 2005
Vernon and Shirley Hill donate $10 million to the School of Veterinary Medicine.
Philadelphia Business Journal — September 29, 2005
Penn will participate in a study to measure environmental affects on people from early childhood to adulthood.
USA Today — September 29, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses the limited power and scope of the President’s Council on Bioethics.
USA Today — September 29, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine is cited as one of the quintessential voices in bioethics.
HealthDay News — September 29, 2005
Joseph Gallo of the School of Medicine addresses possible fatal repercussions of depression.
Associated Press — September 29, 2005
Penn will play a role in celebrating its founder on the anniversary of his birth.
Associated Press — September 28, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School or Medicine says the acting head of the FDA must bow out of decisions related to the National Cancer Institute, which he also heads.
ScienceDaily — September 28, 2005
Penn Scientists discover ways of introducing light as a fuel source to smaller electronics.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution — September 27, 2005
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on hip-hop stars who use jail time to boost sales.
Seattle Times — September 27, 2005
Janet Pack of Penn’s Wharton School comments on a new economic strategy for the Seattle area.
Slate — September 26, 2005
Joseph Turow of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication discusses earlier network and AMA guidelines for medical dramas.