Penn in the News

The New Yorker — February 2, 2015

Emily Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca.


Guardian (U.K.) — January 30, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about civics and education. A civic ignorance study from the APPC is also cited.


CNN Money — January 29, 2015

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleeping habits such as snoring.


Atlantic — January 29, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the history behind radio freedom in the 1940s.


Washington Post — January 29, 2015

Barbara Mellers and Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences co-author an article about geopolitical predictions.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 28, 2015

Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design comments on the potential revitalization Darby could undergo.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2015

Tejvir Khurana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the head is a “huge heat-loss source.”


Scientific American — January 28, 2015

Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on UTA, “unconscious-thought advantage,” and how psychologists have studied it in the past.


NBC News — January 28, 2015

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect head injuries can have on younger kids’ brains.


“Fresh Air,” National Public Radio — January 28, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses brain development and why teens have difficulty controlling impulses.


Time — January 28, 2015

Anne Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how metabolism and vascular function play a role in a person’s internal thermostat.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 27, 2015

Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness.


American Interest — January 27, 2015

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about what he thinks is missing from President Obama’s “America’s College Promise” plan.


New York Magazine — January 27, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on why people do not always give credit where it is due.


New York Times — January 27, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “One has to understand there are three branches of government before you can understand balance of power.”


NextCity.org — January 26, 2015

Penn’s commitment to local engagement and trailblazing role in procurement is cited.


Chronicle of Higher Education — January 26, 2015

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about his experience as a black college professor.


Psfk.com — January 26, 2015

Undergraduates Tom CatulloAlex Crits-ChristophJonathan Dubin and Reed Rosenbluth are featured for creating “Brand Killer” at the PennApps Winter 2015 hackathon.


Washington Post — January 25, 2015

Doctoral student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “We now think of chronic stress as a chronic upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system.”


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 25, 2015

Charles Pollack of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a study about reversing the effects of Pradaxa.


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