Penn in the News

Baltimore Sun — October 5, 2004
Kathryn Dunn Tenpas, associate director of the Washington Program, says voters rarely pay attention to vice presidential candidates but this year could be different.
Boston Globe — October 5, 2004
Robert Aronowitz, sociology of medicine professor, suggests there are many things we think of as therapy that have no scientific rationale.
Philadelphia Inquirer — October 4, 2004
Mark V. Pauly,director of the health care systems department, says it is worth trying to expand the federal health plan as a way to help the uninsured.
New York Times — October 1, 2004
Garret FitzGerald, chairman of the Department of Pharmacology, says the withdrawal of Vioxx causes complications for all other drugs in its class.
Boston Globe — September 30, 2004
Michael Eric Dyson, professor of African American studies, comments on the departures from Harvard's African American studies program.
New York Times — September 23, 2004
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, says Democrats and Republicans are now even on the advertisement playing field.
Philadelphia Inquirer — September 22, 2004
According to Nancy Steim, assoicate dean of the Graduate School of Education, the reason for the Penn Alexander school is to give the neighborhood children a high quality education.
Philadelphia Inquirer — September 22, 2004
In the last decade, Penn has invested more than $300 million in real estate projects around the perimeter of campus, hoping to build bridges with the community.
New York Times — September 21, 2004
Peter Cappelli, management professor, says people once believed if they worked for an airline they would live like millionaires.
Philadelphia Inquirer — September 17, 2004
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, says that with every major journalistic outlet chasing this story, independent examination is effectively going on already.
Cincinnati Post — September 15, 2004
Barbara Kahn, marketing professor, says the downside of the Pontiac give-away on "Oprah" is that, once you do something to wow people, they come to expect it,
New York Times — September 15, 2004
Jason H. Karlawish, a geriatrician, feels that tests to determine whether dementia patients should be allowed to vote will be most useful with those suffering from minor dementia.
Washington Post — September 14, 2004
Kim Lane Scheppele, law professor, says she understands why the defense is upset in the Zacarias Moussaoui trial.
New York Times — September 9, 2004
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, says medical journals should require all clinical tests to be registered in a public database.
The Chicago Tribune — September 6, 2004
Timothy Gardner, professor of surgery, suggests the reason former President Clinton's surgery was delayed was to allow Plavix, a blood thinner, to clear from his system.
Chicago Tribune — September 1, 2004
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, says everyone whether rich or poor has an opportunity to receive a donated organ.
Washington Post — August 31, 2004
Bruce Brod, clinical assistant professor of dermatology, says that, once exposed, T-cells release a chemical that causes redness and blistering of the skin.
New York Times — August 29, 2004
Wayne R. Guay, accounting professor, questions whether the economic value of collectibles will rise over time.
Charlotte Observer — August 26, 2004
H. Lee Sweeney, chairman of physiology, says athletes may soon become genetically enhanced to build a better body and stronger muscles.
Palm Beach Post — August 26, 2004
Paul Offit, professor of pediatrics, says that students living in dormitories are at high risk for meningitis.