Penn in the News

Forbes.com — June 23, 2015

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “For adolescents who have weak ability to override strong impulses, improvements in working memory may provide a pathway to greater control over risky sexual behavior.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 23, 2015

Students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their academic achievements and transferring to Penn. Dean Eric Furda of Admissions is quoted.

Los Angeles Times — June 23, 2015

Minyuan Zhao of the Wharton School comments on the competition of car services in China.

FiveThirtyEight.com — June 23, 2015

Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about changing attitudes towards racism and inequality.

“NewsWorks Tonight,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 23, 2015

Carolyn Marvin of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the evolution of the meaning of the Confederate flag in the wake of the murders at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 22, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School describes health-care policy and insurance as being “interconnected.”

CBS News (Philadelphia) — June 22, 2015

May graduate Austin Bossart talks about being selected as a 14th round pick in Major League Baseball’s draft.

Philadelphia Daily News — June 22, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for issuing a report entitled “Democratizing the Debates.”

Reuters — June 21, 2015

Tukufu Zuberi of the School or Arts & Sciences says, “When you kneel to pray, you don’t want your humanity questioned.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 21, 2015

Gertrude and Werner Henle, husband-and-wife virologists of the Perelman School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, are featured.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 21, 2015

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for studying data privacy and marketing trade-off.

New York Times — June 20, 2015

Howard Herrmann of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on patients treated with a transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Philadelphia Business Journal — June 19, 2015

Penn’s partnership with edX is featured.

TheAdvocate.com — June 19, 2015

Meg Kassabaum of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Museum is featured as the project director for the Smith Creek Archeological Project.

Huffington Post — June 19, 2015

University chaplain Charles Howard writes about the attack on black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., and on the black experience.

New York Times — June 19, 2015

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the legacy of singer Nina Simone.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — June 19, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the work of Penn’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions through initiatives like ELEVATE (Enriching Visibility, & Training Educators).

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 18, 2015

University chaplain Charles Howard, chaplain Kameelah Rashad and Rabbi Josh Bolton are highlighted for plans to complete Philadelphia’s TriRock Triathlon as a relay team.

Washington Post — June 18, 2015

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the media narrative around the Charleston church shooting.

Time — June 18, 2015

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on plastic surgery trends.