Penn in the News

Washington Post — September 19, 2014

Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about her research on charter schools.

Chronicle of Higher Education — September 19, 2014

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses flexibility for admissions officers with the Common App.

WUSL Radio (Philadelphia) — September 19, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses NFL player Adrian Peterson and corporal punishment in the African-American community.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — September 18, 2014

Dan Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the Resilience Project.

Philly.com — September 18, 2014

According Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, Penn tops the list of billionaire undergraduate alumni.

TheHill.com — September 17, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses a rating system for higher education.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 17, 2014

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for receiving a grant from the MacArthur Foundation.

Time — September 17, 2014

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for studying Millennials’ thoughts on having children in comparison to Generation Xers.

CBS3 (Philadelphia) — September 17, 2014

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Sunil Singhal comments on studying how to make tumors glow in order to find cancer.

“All Things Considered,” National Public Radio — September 17, 2014

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed about being awarded a MacArthur Fellowship based on her human brain research.

New York Times — September 17, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the nature of the training in the IBM program.

The Atlantic — September 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School explains his desired lifespan.

NBC News — September 17, 2014

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Aggression is one of the most common aspects of severe TBI.”


Los Angeles Times — September 16, 2014

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.

WCAU-TV (Philadelphia) — September 16, 2014

Penn’s homeownership incentive program is highlighted for its expansion.

“The Kojo Nnamdi Show,” WAMU Radio (Washington, D.C.) — September 16, 2014

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks and funding from foreign governments.

Atlantic — September 16, 2014

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the increase in cancers associated with obesity.

The Guardian — September 15, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School explains that there are six strains to the DNA of viral content.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 15, 2014

Amy Clark, Robert Vonderheide, Angela DeMichele and Martha Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about new advances for cancer clinical trials.

Philadelphia Business Journal — September 15, 2014

Penn is featured for expanding the homeownership incentive program.

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