Penn in the News

Education Week — October 19, 2015

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice and John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education are noted as founders of AISP, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy.

“Morning Edition,” National Public Radio — October 19, 2015

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School analyzes and talks about the 401(k) plan offered to employees of a small company named MITGI.

Fast Company — October 19, 2015

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about company-wide congeniality.

The Scientist — October 19, 2015

Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for researching how an increase in microRNAs in sperm from stressed mice can lead to stress response in adult offspring.

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

Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the demand for psychiatrists to treat older patients. — October 19, 2015

Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying how Twitter behavior can predict users’ income level. — October 19, 2015

Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School writes about issues in India’s food tech sector.

Los Angeles Times — October 18, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on physician-assisted death for terminally ill patients and the costs associated for insurers.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — October 18, 2015

Kate Davis and Ravinder Reddy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new imaging technique in development to treat epilepsy patients.

New York Times — October 16, 2015

G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School suggests ways to deal with unexpected developments during the interview process.

Philadelphia Inquirer — October 16, 2015

Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about how people living with HIV are treated by others.

Philadelphia Magazine — October 15, 2015

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School talks about the purpose of unlimited paid vacation time that some companies offer.

Newsweek — October 15, 2015

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine expresses his hesitancy in applying a study’s findings about the sleep patterns of preindustrial, hunter-gatherer societies to people in Western society.

New York Times — October 15, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is cited for his work with professional football coach Stephen M. Ross’ nonprofit organization aimed at using athletes and sports to combat racism.

Christian Science Monitor — October 15, 2015

The “grit” study by Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is discussed and challenged. — October 14, 2015

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how a regular routine of exercise can help change health outcomes.

Christian Science Monitor — October 14, 2015

Douglas Jerolmack of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “Knowing whether pebbles in a river moved 1 kilometer or 100 kilometers [0.6 miles or 62 miles] could tell us how stable water was on the surface of ancient Mars.”

Washington Post — October 14, 2015

Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the “no excuses” model of schooling.

“The Takeaway” — October 14, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that Democratic voters are not fully embracing “liberal” yet.

Foreign Affairs — October 14, 2015

Mitchell Orenstein of the School of Arts & Sciences and undergraduate George Romer write about gas pipeline interests in the Syrian conflict.