Penn in the News

BBC News — June 23, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on how the emotion that accompanies a nation’s sports defeat can affect its stock market.

Huffington Post — June 23, 2014

Al Filreis of Kelly Writers House is noted for teaching an unconventional English course.

Fox Business — June 23, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the real estate market.

Diverse — June 23, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “We have to stop comparing HBCUs to Ivy League institutions unfairly.”

CBS News (Philadelphia) — June 22, 2014

Research on “dispositional attitude” by Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences as it relates to a person’s activity level is highlighted.

New York Times — June 21, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on Frederick Winslow Taylor’s “scientific management” approach to measuring a worker’s movement.

Education Week — June 20, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is cited for writing about the “essence of school.”

Times of India — June 20, 2014

Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication is mentioned for her collaborative research on what “haters” spend time doing.

CNN — June 20, 2014

The Titan Arm developed in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is part of CNN’s Top 10 Inventions list.

The Nation — June 20, 2014

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School contributes his thoughts about the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and how it affects LGBT workers.

CBS News (Washington D.C.) — June 19, 2014

Daniel Romer and Patrick Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are quoted about their research that found a parallel between television violence and viewers’ real-life fears about crime.

HealthDay — June 19, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his thoughts on wide-ranging prices for health care in America.

CBS News — June 19, 2014

Mitch Marcus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on privacy concerns and violations surrounding facial-recognition software.

Washington Post — June 18, 2014

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is mentioned for his analysis of the cost of care under the Affordable Care Act.

India Abroad — June 18, 2014

Recent graduate Vignesh Selvakumaran of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for his future independent research in India.

Slate.com — June 18, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about “vocal fry.”

New York Times — June 18, 2014

Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about going beyond the use of statins in reducing heart attack risk.

“Marketwatch” Wall Street Journal — June 17, 2014

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

New York Times — June 17, 2014

Research about decreased interest in MOOCs from the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Huffington Post — June 17, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School joins a conversation about why it is important to include giving when envisioning the modern American dream.