Penn in the News

McClatchy Newspapers — March 16, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center talks about the difficulties minority lawmakers face when trying to turn their ideas into law.

Wall Street Journal — March 16, 2015

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine says health-care practitioners are cautious about weight-loss medications because of their inconsistent history.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — March 16, 2015

Steve Donahue has been named the new head coach for men’s basketball.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 15, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for her research on financial literacy.

United Press International — March 14, 2015

Erin Maloney and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss their research on the use of electronic cigarette advertisements.

“Marketwatch” — March 13, 2015

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study titled “Sports Sentiment and Stock Returns.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 13, 2015

Stefan Al of the School of Design comments on city planning in Philadelphia.

New York Times — March 13, 2015

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Satire really reflects the power, the political balance of power in a society, more than any kind of cultural taboo.”

“Midpoint,” — March 13, 2015

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit and speech to the U.S. Congress.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — March 13, 2015

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests the best way for medical professionals to help traumatic brain injury patients.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 12, 2015

Penn is mentioned as a partner for the “Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia” project. — March 12, 2015

Matthew Levendusky of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his research on partisan media.

“Morning Joe,” MSNBC — March 12, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses how Penn is becoming more accessible for lower-income students.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 12, 2015

Andy MinnRobert Vonderheide and Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss a clinical trial for a cancer treatment.

“Marketplace” — March 12, 2015

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School talks about the similarities between stress tests for banks and restaurant health inspections.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 11, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for receiving the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award from the American Council on Education.

“The Conversation” — March 11, 2015

Postdoctoral fellow Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a new approach to game theory he studied with Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 10, 2015

Justin McDaniel and other members of the Penn Ghost Project share their thoughts about creating an online ghost story archive.

NBC News — March 10, 2015

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on the new Apple Watch.

Huffington Post — March 10, 2015

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions writes about selecting the class of 2019.