Penn in the News

Diverse — September 21, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education expresses her thoughts on the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees union partnering with TMCF.

“The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti,” CBC Radio (Canada) — September 19, 2014

Visiting scholar Laura Grindstaff of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses cheerleading as a sport.

New York Daily News — September 19, 2014

A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center is featured.

Washington Post — September 19, 2014

Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about her research on charter schools.

Chronicle of Higher Education — September 19, 2014

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses flexibility for admissions officers with the Common App.

WUSL Radio (Philadelphia) — September 19, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses NFL player Adrian Peterson and corporal punishment in the African-American community.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — September 18, 2014

Dan Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the Resilience Project.

Philly.com — September 18, 2014

According Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, Penn tops the list of billionaire undergraduate alumni.

TheHill.com — September 17, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses a rating system for higher education.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 17, 2014

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for receiving a grant from the MacArthur Foundation.

Time — September 17, 2014

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for studying Millennials’ thoughts on having children in comparison to Generation Xers.

CBS3 (Philadelphia) — September 17, 2014

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Sunil Singhal comments on studying how to make tumors glow in order to find cancer.

“All Things Considered,” National Public Radio — September 17, 2014

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed about being awarded a MacArthur Fellowship based on her human brain research.

New York Times — September 17, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the nature of the training in the IBM program.

The Atlantic — September 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School explains his desired lifespan.

NBC News — September 17, 2014

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Aggression is one of the most common aspects of severe TBI.”


Los Angeles Times — September 16, 2014

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.

WCAU-TV (Philadelphia) — September 16, 2014

Penn’s homeownership incentive program is highlighted for its expansion.

“The Kojo Nnamdi Show,” WAMU Radio (Washington, D.C.) — September 16, 2014

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks and funding from foreign governments.

Atlantic — September 16, 2014

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the increase in cancers associated with obesity.