Penn in the News

USA Today — August 14, 2003
Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance, discusses why Arnold Schwarzegger's California gubernatorial campaign became more credible after Warren Buffet was named senior financial and economic advisor.
Chicago Tribune — August 12, 2003
Paul Hendrickson, professor of English, wins the Heartland Prize for non-fiction with his book "Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy" which examines segregation's influence on the lives of Mississippi lawmen.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 11, 2003
Paul Robinson, professor of law, says when DNA evidence is used the statute of limitations is no longer necessary because it guards against the prosecution of old crimes that rely on memories and deteriorating evidence.
New York Times — August 10, 2003
Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance, comments on the hard choices facing retirees living on reduced returns from investment income.
London Observer — August 10, 2003
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of Penn's Annenberg Public Policy Center, says Howard Dean is able to finance his presidential campaign, but he needs to generate the votes.
New York Times — August 9, 2003
Karl Ulrich, associate professor of operations and information management, suggests that the Segway Human Transporter hasn't met sales expections because of its poor market niche and high cost.
Associated Press — August 6, 2003
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, provides a historical perspective on ethical standards during the 1930's when medical experiments were commonly performed on orphans, disabled children and prisoners.
New York Times — August 5, 2003
Rebecca Maynard, professor of education and social policy, discusses the successful prevention of HIV infections in young adults who participate in AIDS-education programs.
New York Times — August 5, 2003
Marjorie Jeffcoat, dean of the School of Dental Medicine, is cited for her research finding that pregnant women with untreated periodontal disease are three to eight times more likely to give birth prematurely as women without the disease.
Denver Post — August 4, 2003
Michael Eric Dyson, professor of religion and Africana studies, says hip-hop's universal social and political themes generate a global interest in black American culture.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — August 4, 2003
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of Penn's Annenberg Public Policy Center, comments on Pennsylvania's budget stalemate between the administration and legislature.
Omaha World-Herald — August 4, 2003
Harvey Rubin, director of the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response, comments on the competition between universities to participate in the Department of Homeland Security's terrorism research centers.
Seattle Times — August 3, 2003
Vukan Vuchic, professor of transportation systems, says that, even though bus transit may be inexpensive and convenient, it doesn't match the comfort and social status associated with rail transit.
New York Times — August 3, 2003
Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance, says that investors' fear of terrorism has contributed to the length of the bond rally, despite low yields.
San Jose Mercury News — August 3, 2003
David Larcker, professor of accounting, says employees may focus on their paychecks but companies are cutting expenses by reducing health-care coverage and eliminating 401K matching plans.
New York Times — August 2, 2003
Jeremy Sabloff, director of Penn's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, believes that exhibiting antiquities without clear records of excavation and ownership encourages looting and illicit trade.
New York Times — August 1, 2003
Peter Fader, professor of marketing, says it's just a matter of time before university administrators offer students legal music services through existing campus networks.
San Jose Mercury News — July 28, 2003
Andrew Metrick, associate professor of finance, says corporate governance is a way to evaluate and compare companies, but it's not the sole predictor of how well companies will perform.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 28, 2003
Kathleen Brown, professor of nursing, discusses the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners program in which specially trained nurses treat rape victims, collect and preserve evidence and testify at trials.
U.S. News and World Report — July 28, 2003
Michael Acker, associate professor of surgery, discusses the dangers of errors between surgeons and the national organ-transplant system.