Penn in the News

Fox Business — January 23, 2015

President Amy Gutmann talks about President Obama’s proposal to tax 529 college plans.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 22, 2015

Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on a Penn study on Medicaid reimbursements for physicians and the number of poor patients.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 22, 2015

Bill Hanson of the University of Pennsylvania Health System is quoted about big-data initiatives in medicine.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 22, 2015

Douglas Smith and Robert Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss how a new blood test could indicate severity of concussions.


Forbes.com — January 22, 2015

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for his work with compiling the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 21, 2015

Dominic Sisti and Andrea Segal of the Perelman School of Medicine and Ezekiel Emanuel of PSOM and the Wharton School discuss their thoughts on returning to mental asylums.


Huffington Post — January 21, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.


Washington Post — January 21, 2015

Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for researching how emotional language used on Twitter in specific locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.


CNBC: “On The Money” — January 21, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes in the health care industry.


“MarketWatch” — January 21, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s omission of housing in the State of the Union address.


HiddenCityPhila.org — January 21, 2015

The design for the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics is highlighted.


Philly.com — January 21, 2015

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine answers questions about the importance of sleep.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 20, 2015

Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching how emotional language used on Twitter in particular locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.


Philadelphia Business Journal — January 20, 2015

Penn is highlighted for plans to build the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.


The Atlantic — January 19, 2015

Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President says, “There’s a new way of orienting economic development around those most-reliable institutions -- you can say to a hospital or university, ‘you’re not going anywhere, you’re providing great service, but how else are you contributing to the place you call home?’”


Jewish Exponent — January 19, 2015

Kathryn Hellerstein of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for winning the Barbara Dobkin Award for Women’s Studies for her book A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987.


CNBC: “On The Money” — January 18, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses making college more accessible and affordable for students.


Fortune.com — January 17, 2015

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School discusses boundaries that need to be set when going into business with a significant other.


New York Times — January 17, 2015

Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for developing “prolonged exposure therapy.”


Associated Press — January 16, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about the diminishing impact of the State of the Union address.


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