Penn in the News

The Hill — June 6, 2014

Laura W. Perna of GSE authors an article about the disadvantages of using loans to pay for college.

Newsweek — June 6, 2014

The work of Patrick E. McGovern of the Museum, is highlighted in this article about recreating beers from the past.

International Business Times — June 6, 2014

Joseph Baur of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on red wine having a positive effect on memory.

Gearburn — June 6, 2014

BSE students Dave Sharples and David Glanzman from SEAS have created a new musical instrument with joysticks for keys.

Newsday — June 5, 2014

"Rethinking Welfare Rights" by Amy Wax of the Law School is referenced in an Op Ed piece on welfare reform.
 

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 4, 2014

Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on the regulation of tanning for minors.

Philadelphia Magazine — June 4, 2014

A correct answer on the game show “Jeopardy!” featured the Penn mascot, the Quaker.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 4, 2014

Rhonda Voskuhl of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading a study that shows a form of the hormone estrogen can reduce relapses in multiple sclerosis patients.

HealthDay — June 4, 2014

Michael Grandner and Jilesh Chheda of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the use of marijuana and how it is linked to difficulty sleeping.

New York Times — June 4, 2014

Nadia Heninger of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the significance of encrypted websites while using Wi-Fi.

Harrisburg Patriot-News — June 4, 2014

Dean Joan Hendricks of the School of Veterinary Medicine writes about the history of the school.

Voice of America — June 3, 2014

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the Fatah-Hamas unity government.

Daily Mail (U.K.) — June 3, 2014

Jilesh Chheda and Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching how marijuana could cause difficulty sleeping.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 3, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is quoted.

Harvard Business Review — June 3, 2014

A study about MOOCs’ impact on traditional business school programs led by Gayle Christensen, Brandon Alcorn and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives offers new findings about massive online open courses.

Diverse Education — June 3, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the financial state of historically black colleges and universities in North Carolina.

Washington Post — June 3, 2014

Robert Meyer of the Wharton School comments on a new study of hurricanes.

CBS News — June 3, 2014

Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This appears to be the first data to suggest that circadian factors may contribute to suicidality and help explain why insomnia is also a risk factor for suicidal ideation and behavior.”

Financial Times — June 3, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives is quoted about researching massive open online courses and their impact on traditional business-education programs.

New York Times — June 2, 2014

James Lewis of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a new strategy for treating Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.

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