Penn in the News

Wall Street Journal — May 26, 2015

Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on intensity-modulated radiation therapy.

New York Times — May 25, 2015

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School says,“It is simply unacceptable for science to continue with people publishing on data they do not share with others.” — May 25, 2015

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences quotes the actor Will Smith as an example of what it means to have, “grit.”

USA Today — May 24, 2015

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing said, “Our study showed these nurses could be lifesavers. Hiring temporary nurses can alleviate shortages that could produce higher patient mortality.”

Economist — May 23, 2015

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Center for the Advanced Study of India’s research on making India more of an asset internationally.

Chicago Tribune — May 22, 2015

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School is cited for researching the impact of crowdfunding projects.

New York Times — May 22, 2015

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how cash donations are more helpful than food donations.

“Marketplace” (National Pubic Radio) — May 22, 2015

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is cited in this article on last month’s rise in the Consumer Price Index.

USA Today — May 21, 2015

Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “The family is very actively involved in supporting both the elderly and the young. It’s a challenging task and it’s going to get more challenging.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 21, 2015

Gail Morrison of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark Frazier Lloyd of University Archives talk about the school’s 250th anniversary.

Psychology Today — May 21, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the characteristics of an encounter group that was replicated in an episode of the television show, “Mad Men.”

Main Line Media News — May 21, 2015

Merle Zucker, 80 years old, is featured for participating in commencement as a representative of her original Class of1956.

CNN — May 21, 2015

Katharyn Hanson of the Museum’s Penn Cultural Heritage Center talks about ISIS’ threat to the ancient city of Palmyra and ways to protect its ruins.

Wall Street Journal — May 20, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School is quoted about the influx of luxury rental housing and how that impacts rental choices for middle-class and young workers.

Washington Post — May 20, 2015

Michael Useem of the Wharton School and doctoral student Luis Ballesteros write about businesses donating to Nepalese earthquake survivors.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 20, 2015

Jon Palmer of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on volunteer foal sitters at the new Bolton Center.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 20, 2015

Jamie-Lee Josselyn of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, shares how the “Late Show with David Letterman” helped her cope with the death of her mother at a young age.

Business Insider — May 20, 2015

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is featured for his research on work/life balance.

Associated Press — May 20, 2015

Penn’s 259th Commencement address by Ambassador Samantha Power is cited.

New York Times — May 20, 2015

Steven Marcus of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Social Policy & Practice is cited for a collaborative study about mental illness in children.