Penn in the News

Philly.com — February 23, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the importance of teenagers learning about how their brains function.


Fortune.com — February 23, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an article sharing his thoughts on medical malpractice reforms.


Fast Company — February 23, 2015

Doctoral student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is featured for studying what happens when users look up health-related information online.


Philadelphia Tribune — February 23, 2015

Joan O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses leading a study about the genetics of glaucoma in African Americans.


Market News International — February 23, 2015

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on Penn’s new expansion projects.


Dallas Morning News — February 21, 2015

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School explains “p-hacking.”


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 20, 2015

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about civil rights in Philadelphia and its suburbs.


MotherJones.com — February 20, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses SciCheck.


Boston Globe — February 20, 2015

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying how self-affirmations can help with healthy habits.


China Daily — February 20, 2015

Monroe Price of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “How China conducts itself as a global citizen is often more important than how a message is crafted or delivered.”


CBS News (Philadelphia) — February 19, 2015

Jerome Allen, head coach of men’s basketball and an alum, is profiled.


USA Today — February 19, 2015

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “Out intuition is that the first mover is the winner in a product category … but whoever is second to market is usually the winner, learning from the mistakes of others.”


TheHill.com — February 19, 2015

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes his thoughts on graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging.


Keystone Edge — February 19, 2015

Undergraduate students Ashwin Amurthur and Teddy Guenin are profiled as winners of the Y Prize.


Chronicle of Higher Education — February 19, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the financial troubles of South Carolina State University.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 19, 2015

Marcela Maus of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about a personalized immune therapy that redirects T cells to find and destroy a type of brain tumor.


BBC News — February 18, 2015

Rakesh Vohra of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on game theory and economics.


Wall Street Journal — February 18, 2015

Philip Johnson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new molecule that can block infection with the virus that causes AIDS. 

Philly.com — February 18, 2015

Amy Brown of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed about the Philadelphia public school system and the influx of charter schools.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 18, 2015

Theodore Ruger has been named as the new Law School dean, effective July 1.