Thadious Davis of the School of Arts and Sciences delivers weekly video lectures for the Oprah Book Club.
Penn in the News
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 5, 2005
Newsday — July 5, 2005
Jeremy Seigel of Penn's Wharton School warns of inflation threats from abroad.
Los Angeles Times — July 3, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication comments on "issue advocacy money" in the fight to influence the filling of a Supreme Court vacancy.
New York Times — July 3, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication discusses how flag displays came to have a different meaning to some people after the involvement in Iraq.
Wall Street Journal — July 1, 2005
Lauren Spivack, a 2005 graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences, and her parents are profiled about differences in patriotism among college students now and in years past.
Fast Company — July 1, 2005
Kevin Werbach of Penn's Wharton School discusses technology and home life.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 30, 2005
Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences predicts when Phoenix may surpass Philadelphia in population size.
New York Times — June 30, 2005
Enrique Norton of the School of Design and his design of the new Guggenheim Museum in Mexico are profiled.
Philadelphia Daily News — June 30, 2005
Paul J. Kaiser and Ali B. Ali-Dinar of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss Africa, its conflicts and its cultures.
New York Times — June 29, 2005
Marshall W. Meyers of Penn's Wharton School discusses Chinese companies' need to grow globally.
Chicago Tribune — June 29, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School comments on the not-guilty verdict for Richard Scrushy.
Boston Globe — June 27, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine's Center for Bioethics condemns sex-selection pregnancy tests.
Washington Post — June 27, 2005
Lynn M. Schuchter of the School of Medicine discusses problems in chemotherapy for a pregnant woman.
Christian Science Monitor — June 27, 2005
Kent Smetters of Penn's Wharton School says the Social Security Trust Fund has probably increased federal debt.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 26, 2005
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design comments on the issue of where to locate slots parlors.
Chronicle of Higher Education — June 24, 2005
Master's students at Penn's Wharton School use computer simulations to learn how to negotiate.
Philadelphia Business Journal — June 24, 2005
Dean Arthur H. Rubenstein of the School of Medicine points out that Penn's grant funding increased at a dramatically higher rate last year than the overall NIH awards increase.
New Orleans Times-Picayune — June 21, 2005
"In the Shadow of the Law" by Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is reviewed, and Professor Roosevelt is called "the Next Big Thing."
Chronicle of Higher Education — June 21, 2005
Susan Fuhrman, dean of the Graduate School of Education, discusses the "myth" that the SAT scores of graduates of secondary-education programs are not comparable to other college graduates' SAT scores.
HealthDay — June 21, 2005
Richard Stone of the School of Medicine comments on his research indicating that breast-feeding babies lessens the chance they will later develop nearsightedness.