Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2015

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “There is an overall trend in blurring the line between corporations focused solely on bottom-line profits and organizations with a dual purpose.”

Philadelphia Business Journal — June 16, 2015

James Wilson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Penn’s partnership with Wuxi AppTec Inc. to develop a gene therapy manufacturing plant.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School addresses the high costs to produce drugs and the effect on the health-care system.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 16, 2015

Sara Heller of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion about job opportunities for teenagers and about the life skills they can learn while working.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 16, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses her new book, The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults.

“Marketplace” — June 16, 2015

Michael Useem of the Wharton School talks about what it takes to improve the Transportation Security Administration.

Philadelphia Magazine — June 16, 2015

Charles Loeffler and doctoral candidate Ben Grunwald of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for studying how recidivism rates dropped when some youths were arrested and processed as adults.

HealthDay News — June 16, 2015

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on couples with a “joint-effort attitude” to weight loss.

Chronicle of Higher Education — June 15, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.

PhillyVoice.com — June 15, 2015

Several students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their journeys to becoming Penn transfer students.

Washington Post — June 15, 2015

Nikkita Patel of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying animal trafficking.

New York Times — June 15, 2015

Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how the College Board and the Educational Testing Service are seeking ways to improve the SAT.

Wall Street Journal — June 14, 2015

Olivia Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb of the Wharton School write about what is keeping people from purchasing long-term-care insurance policies.

Christian Science Monitor / CBS Chicago — June 14, 2015

Recent high school graduate Arianna Alexander is featured for being awarded millions in scholarship money and choosing Penn as her first choice to attend college.

Wall Street Journal — June 14, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a report titled “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes.”

Philadelphia Tribune — June 13, 2015

Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences and Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education share their opinions on Rachel Dolezal, a white woman posing as an African-American.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 12, 2015

Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an increase in Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania.

CBS News — June 12, 2015

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Risks associated with sleeping pills have been known for some time, though this study shows some compelling real-world consequences.”

“On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio — June 11, 2015

Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on America’s prison system.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 11, 2015

Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his experience in a military crackdown while he was conducting fieldwork in El Salvador.

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