Penn in the News

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — March 1, 2015

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education discuss their report title, “On Their Own Terms: Two-Year Minority Serving Institutions.”


Wall Street Journal — March 1, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School comments on the Federal Communication Commission testing its authority over states involving Internet service.


Philadelphia Magazine — March 1, 2015

Penn’s expansion plans are highlighted.


“Morning Edition,” National Public Radio — February 27, 2015

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School is quoted about the government’s position on retirement nest eggs.


“On the Media” — February 27, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the net neutrality debate.


Washington Post — February 26, 2015

Dena Gromet of the Wharton School co-authors an article about neurolaw.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 26, 2015

Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the condition of snowy owls recovered from New England in comparison to those found in Philadelphia.


“Newsworks” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, discusses the panel’s recommendations on the 21-day quarantines of those exposed to Ebola.


Philadelphia Business Journal — February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Pennovation Center design.


NBC News (Philadelphia) — February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, says “The Ebola epidemic in western Africa overwhelmed fragile health systems, killed thousands of people and highlighted major inadequacies in our ability to respond to global public health emergencies.”


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 25, 2015

Doctoral student Tim Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Tracking is much more endemic than I even anticipated.”


New York Times — February 25, 2015

Excerpts from the School of Arts & Sciences’ Thomas Sugrue’s essay titled “Diversity, Toleration and Space in Metropolitan America” are included.


The Atlantic — February 25, 2015

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the rise of pronouns such as “I” and “we.”


Washington Post — February 25, 2015

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education is mentioned for analyzing tweets about the Common Core State Standards.


Philadelphia Daily News — February 25, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses the Federal Communications Commission and new Internet rules.


University City Review — February 25, 2015

Mark Mills of Purchasing Services, Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services and Caroline Watts of the Graduate School of Education are highlighted for arranging a donation of supplies from Office Depot to the Henry C. Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia.


International Business Times — February 25, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “There are other teachers that are culturally insensitive and don’t see Latinos as learners.”


Time.com — February 25, 2015

Doctoral student Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for analyzing online searches about health problems.


New York Times — February 25, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School is quoted about the Federal Communications Commission and net neutrality.


WTHR-TV (Indiana) — February 25, 2015

Thomas Parsons of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “One of the challenges we face is we don’t have an accepted single measure of animal welfare. [There are] many different competing agendas.”


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