Penn in the News

Associated Press — June 25, 2014

Items from a tomb excavation in Iraq that was jointly sponsored by the Penn Museum and the British Museum during the 1920s and 1930s are featured.

WWMT-TV (Michigan) — June 25, 2014

Nicola Mason of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “the concept of the vaccine is to educate the immune system, to recognize tumor cells and kill them.”

Forbes.com — June 25, 2014

Peter Decherney of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the Supreme Court case involving the television antenna service Aereo.

USA Today — June 25, 2014

Stephanos Bibas of the Law School comments on directing Penn’s Supreme Court Clinic.

Forbes.com — June 25, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School comments on research on stock markets of losing countries in the World Cup group.

Inside Higher Ed — June 25, 2014

Erick Hyde of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for instructing an online Penn course titled, “Applying to U.S. Universities.”

Inside Higher Ed — June 24, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses how changes in grant and loan programs will impact students at historically black colleges and universities.

Washington Post — June 24, 2014

Mark Pauly, Scott Harrington and doctoral student Adam Leive of the Wharton School are cited for their paper “’Sticker Shock’ In Individual Insurance Under Health Reform.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 24, 2014

Robert Carpick, Nicholas Parrotta and Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discuss a 3-D printing facility.

“Marketplace” — June 24, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses how effective LinkedIn is for job seekers.

HealthDay News — June 24, 2014

Mark Neuman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on hip fractures especially amongst nursing home residents.

Aljazeera America — June 23, 2014

Autumn Fiester of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about co-authoring research on genetic testing.

New York Times — June 23, 2014

Research from the Wharton School about hospital employment of physicians is cited.

BBC News — June 23, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on how the emotion that accompanies a nation’s sports defeat can affect its stock market.

Huffington Post — June 23, 2014

Al Filreis of Kelly Writers House is noted for teaching an unconventional English course.

Fox Business — June 23, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the real estate market.

Diverse — June 23, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “We have to stop comparing HBCUs to Ivy League institutions unfairly.”

CBS News (Philadelphia) — June 22, 2014

Research on “dispositional attitude” by Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences as it relates to a person’s activity level is highlighted.

New York Times — June 21, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on Frederick Winslow Taylor’s “scientific management” approach to measuring a worker’s movement.

Education Week — June 20, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is cited for writing about the “essence of school.”