Penn in the News

Psychology Today — July 1, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about social network analysis.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 30, 2014

John Hollway of the Law School is quoted about legal issues surrounding the evolution of arson science. — June 30, 2014

Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on factors that contribute to the pay gap between men and women with college degrees.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 30, 2014

Louis Rulli of the Law School contributes his thoughts on civil forfeiture.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 30, 2014

Theodore Ruger of the Law School shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision on a requirement of the ACA.

Newsweek — June 30, 2014

Gita Suneja of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses a study of HIV-infected patients who are less likely to receive cancer treatment.

Wall Street Journal — June 30, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences says, “You are sending people whose emotional state you don’t know anything about communications that they might find disturbing.”

New York Times — June 29, 2014

Growing up in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, Leonnie Lim was obsessed by Japanese pop culture. She did not know why but she knew she wanted to live and study one day in Japan. “At the age of seven, I requested my father to buy me a Japanese dictionary,” she said. “I self-learned Japanese, watching anime and manga.” By the time she was ready for university, she had developed a comprehensive interest in Japanese history, culture and art. She chose to go to Doshisha University in Kyoto, where she is majoring in Japanese studies and global culture. “This is where I feel close to the cultural and historical heart of Japan,” said Ms. Lim, now 20.

Time — June 28, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is quoted about how givers succeed more.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — June 27, 2014

A study on immunotherapy by Nicola Mason of the School of Veterinary Medicine is discussed.

Time — June 27, 2014

Research conducted on race at historically black colleges and universities by Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited.

The Notebook — June 27, 2014

Nancy Peter of the School of Social Policy & Practice talks about summer learning loss, how it impacts children and what parents can do to prevent it.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 26, 2014

The Clinical Scholars program at Penn, long funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and highlighted for training doctors to be leaders, is said to be among those programs to be affected.

Philadelphia Daily News — June 26, 2014

Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on a SEPTA case.

Washington Post — June 26, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “If they’ve got to explain at a cocktail party that they work for an employer that’s some kind of pariah, it makes it a lot harder to recruit.”

Huffington Post — June 26, 2014

Undergraduate student Spencer Penn of the School of Engineering and Applied Science writes about leading a team that has designed a cavity fighting chewing gum and a plan for distributing it in the developing world.

Fast Company — June 26, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School discusses three primary interaction styles at work labeled as takers, matchers, or givers. — June 26, 2014

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School is cited for researching and finding evidence of racial and gender biases in faculty mentoring.

The Hill — June 26, 2014

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center writes about the ‘word gap’ among children.

NBC News — June 26, 2014

Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about new strategies to beat alcoholism.