Penn in the News

Associated Press — July 10, 2014

Daniel Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on RoboCup, a soccer tournament featuring robots.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 10, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the Linguistic Data Consortium.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 10, 2014

Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the decline in homeownership in Philadelphia.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 10, 2014

Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “We are working with the Diabetes Alert Dog Alliance to help facilitate the expectation of DAD dogs nationally.”

“Marketwatch,” Wall Street Journal — July 10, 2014

Scott Richard of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a working paper titled, “A Rational Theory of the Growth of Government and the Distribution of Income.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 10, 2014

Michael J. Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences and Gordon Baltuch of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about developing a device to help restore memory to those affected by traumatic brain injuries.

Huffington Post — July 10, 2014

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org is cited.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 10, 2014

H. Lee Sweeny of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on orphan diseases.

Washington Post — July 10, 2014

Daniel Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about robots playing soccer.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 9, 2014

David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses working with Novartis on a new way to treat leukemia.

New York Times — July 9, 2014

Michael J. Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured in a front-page article for leading a $22.5 million project on restoring memory loss.

Vice News — July 9, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the European Union’s Human Brain Project.

Chronicle of Higher Education — July 9, 2014

Julie Miller Vick of Career Services offers advice about how doctoral students can build a nonacademic profile.

Fortune — July 9, 2014

Lori Rosenkopf of the Wharton School sheds light on factors that might have contributed to an increase in applications for the business school’s undergraduate division.

Diverse — July 9, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the tenure of Spelman College President Beverly Turner.

Washington Post — July 9, 2014

William Labov of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for researching U.S. and Canadian dialects.

Technical.ly Philly — July 8, 2014

Undergraduate Brenton Turner is featured collaborating to develop a writing platform called Escalate.us.

The Hill — July 8, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes about federal financial aid.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 8, 2014

Baligh Yehia of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on studying hepatitis C treatment in the U.S.

Washington Post — July 8, 2014

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about questions that arise about the stigma that accompanies Alzheimer’s testing.