Penn in the News

Newsmax — August 14, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School explains how higher down payments make it harder for many to buy a home.

Huffington Post — August 14, 2014

Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the use of deodorants and antiperspirants.

Washington Post — August 14, 2014

Mary Frances Berry and Rogers Smith of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about race relations in America in light of the crisis in Ferguson, Mo.

Wired — August 13, 2014

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted on using algorithms to detect and prevent cyberattacks.

The Atlantic — August 13, 2014

Brandon Alcorn, Gayle Christensen and Ezekiel Emanuel of Global Initiatives co-author this article on MOOCs.

Wall Street Journal — August 13, 2014

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School comments on his study of gender success rates with online fundraising.

Forbes — August 13, 2014

Timothy Zimmer of the Graduate School of Education wrote this article about the gaining acceptance of online college courses.

WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 13, 2014

Brendan O'Leary from the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the upheaval in the Middle East.

KERA Radio (Dallas) — August 12, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the use of fear in political ads.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 12, 2014

Louis Rulli of the Law School comments on a civil forfeiture program used to evict people from their homes.

Huffington Post — August 12, 2014

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about his work and new book on resuscitation.

“PBS NewsHour” — August 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences  is interviewed on experimental drugs to fight the Ebola outbreak.

Xconomy — August 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on the lack of objection to advances in biotechnology.

 

 

Los Angeles Times — August 12, 2014

The work of Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication is referenced.

Huffington Post — August 11, 2014

Jianghong Liu of the School of Nursing comments on her study about the effects of breakfast. 

CBS News — August 11, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted on the experimental drug used on two recent sufferers of the Ebola virus.

New York Times — August 11, 2014

A study by Katherine L. Milkman of the Wharton School is referenced in this article about sexual harassment at the sites of scientific field studies.

Scientific American — August 11, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is critical of a new book linking genes, race and evolution.

New Hampshire Public Radio — August 11, 2014

Charles Kane of the School of Arts and Sciences explains the dance of a quasi-particle.

Al Jazeera America — August 11, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed on the ethics of using ZMapp to treat Ebola.