Penn in the News

“The Conversation” — March 19, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School writes about gamification.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 19, 2015

Student Talon Bazille Ducheneaux is featured for organizing an event at the Penn Museum titled “Modern Native Voices: The Medium of Hip Hop New Music with a Distinctly Native Beat.” Lucy Fowler Williams is also cited as a curator for the exhibit “Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now.”

New York Times — March 19, 2015

Peggy Bishop Lane of the Wharton School talks about the students and advertising used to attract students to executive M.B.A. programs. — March 19, 2015

Monica McGrath of the Wharton School writes about workplace gender inequalities.

Fox Business — March 18, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School joins a discussion about the housing market.

Wall Street Journal — March 18, 2015

Edward Rock of the Law School is quoted.

New Yorker — March 18, 2015

Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for analyzing tweets to help answer the question, “Could those profiles help determine which countries were likely to have more deaths from heart disease?”

PBS Newshour — March 18, 2015

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading research therapy that transforms the body’s immune system, using a deactivated HIV virus, to identify and kill leukemia cells. — March 18, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School writes about how net neutrality affects the startup culture in Silicon Valley.

China Central Television — March 18, 2015

Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School weighs in on the latest developments in Sino-American economic relations.

Wall Street Journal — March 18, 2015

Clark Erickson of the Museum is quoted about curating the reviewed exhibit “Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama.”

NewsmaxTV — March 18, 2015

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences reacts to the Israeli election. — March 18, 2015

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for moderating an event featuring Russian punk-political activist duo Pussy Riot. William Burke-White of the Law School is also mentioned as the director of the Perry World House that is set to officially open in January.

Philly Voice — March 17, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center.

Associated Press — March 17, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education praises a California community college system’s program to help support students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 16, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School comments on a Comcast-Time Warner merger.

McClatchy Newspapers — March 16, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center talks about the difficulties minority lawmakers face when trying to turn their ideas into law.

Wall Street Journal — March 16, 2015

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine says health-care practitioners are cautious about weight-loss medications because of their inconsistent history.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — March 16, 2015

Steve Donahue has been named the new head coach for men’s basketball.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 15, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for her research on financial literacy.