Penn in the News

New York Times — August 19, 2015

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School is quoted on historic civil rights cases relevant today.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 19, 2015

David Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on efficacies of a vaccine against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus.

Huffington Post — August 19, 2015

Judd Kessler of the Wharton School comments on his study analyzing job program success.

Minnesota Public Radio — August 19, 2015

Diana Mutz of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on campaign spending.

“All In With Chris Hayes,” MSNBC — August 18, 2015


Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School talks about the effects of the Affordable Care Act and why many Republicans have stopped talking about it.

International Business Times — August 18, 2015


Shu Yang of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for leading research on inventing a color-changing helmet material to help detect brain trauma.

Self — August 18, 2015


Brett Cucchiara of the Perelman School of Medicine recommends a Mediterranean-like diet to help prevent strokes.

National Journal — August 17, 2015


Cary Coglianese of the Law School says, “Assuming you really want to change the policies, that’s going to be hard to do by changing a regulation.” — August 17, 2015


Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about using “well-being” as the top standard for valuing lives.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 17, 2015


Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is featured for his latest book, Allegiance.

Philadelphia Daily News — August 17, 2015



President Amy Gutmann commented on the life and activist work of Julian Bond.

Scientist — August 17, 2015


Ben Stanger of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the content of Deborah Zoe Laufer’s play “Informed Consent.”

HuffPost Live — August 17, 2015


Grace Kao of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the racial wealth gap and whether higher education is truly an equalizer.

New York Times — August 17, 2015


Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is quoted about the cultural shift among workers regarding work-life issues.

U.S. News — August 17, 2015


Lawton Burns of the Wharton School is cited for leading a study of cost and quality in 15 major health-care markets.

“Newsworks,” WHYY (Philadelphia) — August 17, 2015


Vincent Lo Re of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on when hepatitis C treatment is considered and administrated.

CBS News — August 16, 2015


Undergraduate Allyson Ahlstrom of the Wharton School is featured for opening “Threads for Teens.”

Men’s Health — August 16, 2015


Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine suggests using a tongue scraper to help remove bacteria that causes bad breath.

Bloomberg — August 14, 2015


Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center suggests that the solution for low-polling candidates is not to urge the DNC to authorize more debates.

Toronto Globe and Mail — August 14, 2015


Research co-authored by Laura Huang of the Wharton School on the impact of an entrepreneur’s gender and looks when securing venture capital funding is featured.