Penn in the News

“Melissa Harris-Perry Show,” MSNBC — May 9, 2015

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the discussion President Obama has provoked when he has spoken out about race.


New York Times — May 8, 2015

Jessie Handbury of the Wharton School is cited for authoring a paper on nutritional disparities.


New York Times — May 8, 2015

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Americans who refuse to try recycled water.


New York Times — May 8, 2015

David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s place on the Federal Open Market Committee.


WalletHub.com — May 8, 2015

Barbara Hewitt of Career Services answers questions about choosing the best city in which to begin a career.


Philadelphia Magazine — May 8, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School offers advice on how to deal with workplace complainers.


Philadelphia Inquirer — May 7, 2015

C. Brian Rose of the Penn Museum is quoted about codirecting a site at Gordion where drones are used to get aerial renderings of the landscape for archaeologists.


Philadelphia Inquirer — May 7, 2015

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for organizing a conference that focused on how to determine whether the elderly are capable of good decision-making and how to protect them from fraud and abuse.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 7, 2015

Undergraduates Steve RybickiAriana SchanzerStephanie MarkVahid HoshmandVivek MenonBrian Tong, doctoral candidate Shauna Dorsey and David Meaney of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for working in the Human-Cockroach-Machine-Interface lab.


New York Times — May 7, 2015

Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on listeria issues.


Philadelphia Inquirer — May 6, 2015

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education has been tapped for membership on the advisory board of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, President Obama’s initiative to support young minority men.


New York Times — May 6, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School pens an op-ed about the unnecessary use of emergency rooms.


Philadelphia Inquirer — May 5, 2015

Jay Giri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The Lariat is an absolutely ingenious piece of engineering… However, ingenuity doesn’t guarantee its safety and efficacy.”


New Yorker — May 5, 2015

Prashant Jha of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal.


The Scientist — May 5, 2015

Samuel Jacobson and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the impact of gene therapy on sight.


CBS News — May 5, 2015

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School shares his views on crowdfunding.

CNBC — May 5, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School talks about the current housing market.


CBS Philly — May 4, 2015

The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is mentioned.


TheHill.com — May 4, 2015

Marybeth Gasman and Ph.D. candidate William Boland of the Graduate School of Education contribute their views on postsecondary education, financial assistance and historically black colleges and universities.


WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — May 4, 2015

Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for studying health data privacy.


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