Penn in the News

“Marketplace” — May 27, 2015

Tom Baker of the Law School and Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School talk about the importance of flood insurance and affordability to homeowners.


“Light Matters,” Phonotics.com — May 27, 2015

Penn research about creating liquid-crystal-based compound lenses from the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.


CBS News — May 26, 2015

Janet Monge of the Museum says, “Ancient mummies are an especially rich source of information about past human biological conditions as they originated worldwide and from different cultures and time periods.”


Chronicle of Higher Education — May 26, 2015

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited.

National Public Radio — May 26, 2015

Scott Lorch of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses potential risks to the practice of delayed umbilical cord clamping.

Washington Post — May 26, 2015

Michael X. Delli Carpini, the dean of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on the use of social media in the White House.

New York Times — May 26, 2015

Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed which argues that “weapons with greater autonomy could mean more accuracy and fewer civilian casualties.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 26, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School talks about the implications of the proposed Charter Time-Warner deal.


Reuters — May 26, 2015

Jun Mao of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying how cancer patients younger than 65 years old are more willing to explore alternative therapies than older patients.


Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — May 26, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how she has used Ronald Takaki’s research to help inform her own academic work.


Wall Street Journal — May 26, 2015

Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on intensity-modulated radiation therapy.


New York Times — May 25, 2015

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School says,“It is simply unacceptable for science to continue with people publishing on data they do not share with others.”

Forbes.com — May 25, 2015

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences quotes the actor Will Smith as an example of what it means to have, “grit.”


USA Today — May 24, 2015

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing said, “Our study showed these nurses could be lifesavers. Hiring temporary nurses can alleviate shortages that could produce higher patient mortality.”


Economist — May 23, 2015

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Center for the Advanced Study of India’s research on making India more of an asset internationally.


Chicago Tribune — May 22, 2015

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School is cited for researching the impact of crowdfunding projects.


New York Times — May 22, 2015

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how cash donations are more helpful than food donations.


“Marketplace” (National Pubic Radio) — May 22, 2015

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is cited in this article on last month’s rise in the Consumer Price Index.

USA Today — May 21, 2015

Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “The family is very actively involved in supporting both the elderly and the young. It’s a challenging task and it’s going to get more challenging.”


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 21, 2015

Gail Morrison of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark Frazier Lloyd of University Archives talk about the school’s 250th anniversary.