Penn in the News

“Marketplace” — February 10, 2015

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on Microsoft selling more than $10 billion in corporate bonds.


NBC 10 (Philadelphia) — February 10, 2015

Patrick Kim of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about making smart decisions in trauma centers.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 9, 2015

Benjamin Wiggins and Erick Hyde of the School of Arts & Sciences and Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts & Sciences comment on video animation being used in curriculums.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 9, 2015

Daniel Langleben of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about studying the effect of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging saying, “We also found that these labels were better remembered and associated with a greater reduction in craving for cigarettes.”


New York Times — February 9, 2015

Yasmin Kafai of the Graduate School of Education co-writes a letter to the editor about children and technology education.

ScienceNews — February 9, 2015

Amita Sehgal of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for researching signs of sleep debt.


New York Times — February 8, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School comments on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal.


New York Times — February 7, 2015

J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on top executive positions, talent and luck.


Washington Post — February 7, 2015

Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for research on how social norms emerge and the rise in popularity of certain baby names..


New York Times — February 6, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School co-authors an article about women doing “office housework.”


Philly.com — February 6, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses how she paid for tuition as an undergraduate student and the future of college affordability.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 6, 2015

Harvey Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine and wife Cindy Friedman are highlighted for traveling with the Botswana-Penn Partnership and buying art to bring back to Philadelphia.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 5, 2015

Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses his research on social trends.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 5, 2015

Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is interviewed about parent perspectives on vaccines.


Huffington Post — February 5, 2015

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for their study, “The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness.”


“The Takeaway” — February 5, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As a society, we have to figure out how we regulate this media – what’s the social contract and the role of the FCC in their regulatory oversight?”

New York Times — February 4, 2015

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on how the college advantage gap is widening based on family income.


Huffington Post — February 4, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about how to appropriately request a letter of recommendation.


BigThink.com — February 4, 2015

A study about social trends by Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.


Philadelphia Magazine — February 4, 2015

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design writes about the future of Philadelphia as an energy hub.


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