Penn in the News

Washington Post — August 5, 2014

Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on advances in and controversies surrounding cryogenics.

Bloomberg News — August 5, 2014

Chris Geczy of the Wharton School weighs in on who should invest in alternative stocks. — August 5, 2014

Janet Monge and William Hafford are highlighted for re-discovering a 6,500-year-old skeleton in the Penn Museum’s collection.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — August 5, 2014

Ronald Harty of the School of Veterinary Medicine is featured for studying compounds that could reduce the ability of a virus like Ebola.

Washington Post — August 5, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted.

Psychology Today — August 4, 2014

Jonathan D. Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a color-blind artist implanted with a device to help him see.

BBC News — August 4, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the waning popularity of televised political debates. — August 4, 2014

Athletic Director M. Grace Calhoun is interviewed.

Philadelphia Inquirer — August 3, 2014

Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine provides information on treating Ebola in the United States.

Wall Street Journal — August 3, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School authors an op-ed comparing the financial situations of Puerto Rico and mainland United States.

Fox News — August 3, 2014

Al D'Angelantonio of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests salt water as a podiatric treatment.

"Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — August 1, 2014

Audio: Graduate student Matthew Piccoli of the School of Engineering talks about the physics of Frisbees and robots. 

Huffington Post — August 1, 2014

Undergraduate Jelani Hayes of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about society and prison rape.

Atlantic — July 31, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School comments on nicknames for job titles. — July 31, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her thoughts on investing in historically black colleges and universities.

Slate — July 31, 2014

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted on issues with technological privacy. 

Toronto Star — July 31, 2014

A study by Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School is referenced in Toronto's planning for its upcoming decision in hiring a new head of police.

Newsworks — July 31, 2014

Perry Habecker of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted on working to find the cause of dolphin deaths.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 30, 2014

Brian Leas and Craig Umscheid of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the spread of infection through the use of “direct oral suction” used during a type of circumcision.

Philadelphia Magazine — July 30, 2014

Janet Monge of the Penn Museum is profiled as best museum curator.