Penn in the News

Bloomberg BusinessWeek — March 6, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on purchasing immediate annuities.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — March 6, 2014

A report on black male college completion rates led by Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 5, 2014

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for collaborating on the development of ethical guidelines for hospice workers on when to report suspicions of assisted suicide.

Associated Press — March 5, 2014

Mitch Fraas of University Libraries is featured for researching long-ago plans to use cats as carriers of firebombs during warfare.

Philly.com — March 5, 2014

Andrew Dahlgren of the School of Design and Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy are listed as TEDxPhiladelphia speakers.

Washington Post — March 5, 2014

A 2013 paper authored by William Bratton and Michael Wachter of the Law School is cited.

Philly.com — March 5, 2014

President Amy Gutmann says, “This is one of the best investments we can make in the future of Penn, the future of discovery and ultimately the future of our country.”

New York Times — March 5, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes an op-ed on health care.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — March 5, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University.

Philly.com — March 4, 2014

A study about sexually-abused teenage girls led by Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited.

Forbes — March 4, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School offers productivity strategies.

Today — March 4, 2014

Ian Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the risks associated doctors agreeing to take on home births.

Mashable — March 4, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “These quizzes live and die by sharing. That’s how they travel. The successful ones are successful because people share them.”

MoneyNews — March 4, 2014

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School comments on the stock market.

Huffington Post — March 4, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education co-author an article about minority-serving institutions.

NBC News (Philadelphia) — March 3, 2014

Marilyn Kraut of the Quality of Worklife Programs is quoted about Penn’s Snow Day Child Care program.

HealthDay News — March 3, 2014

Eve Higginbotham of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We still have a lot of bias embedded in academic medicine, and certainly it comes down to the people actually doing the studies.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 3, 2014

Frank Leone of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses anti-smoking employment policies.

Philly.com — March 2, 2014

Beatrice Fenton’s “Pan with Sundial” sculpture is mentioned for being located near the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.

New York Times — March 2, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the intensity of political advertisements accusing the president of lying.