Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the inclusion of the Amos brothers in the history of Lincoln University.

Inside Higher Ed — June 16, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “It’s a big deal when any low-wage, service employer does anything nice for employees,” in regard to Starbucks’ announcement of offering to pay for its employees to earn bachelor’s degrees.

Chronicle of Philanthropy — June 16, 2014

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how millennials interact and engage with philanthropic causes.

Orlando Sentinel — June 15, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on retail stores creating the best combination for their stores and online distribution.

Wall Street Journal — June 15, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School explains the purpose of corporate bankruptcy.

Bangkok Post (via Agence France-Presse) — June 13, 2014

Daniel Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Penn’s robot soccer team are highlighted.

World Magazine — June 13, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School writes about the skepticism surrounding the notion that massive bailouts saved the economy.

Washington Post — June 13, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about how too much guidance and resources can work as a disservice to students after graduation when they no longer have such resources.

Bejing Radio — June 13, 2014

John Zhang of the Wharton School is interviewed about open online education and MOOCs.

Wall Street Journal — June 12, 2014

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Facebook allowing advertisers to have more user data.

Inside Higher Ed — June 12, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes an op-ed about the Koch brothers giving millions to the United Negro College Fund.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 12, 2014

Samantha Butts of the Perelman School of Medicines is featured along with her sisters who are also in health care.

New York Times — June 12, 2014

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication suggests that Facebook users would be willing to share more information with companies in order to have more relevant advertisements.

New York Times — June 12, 2014

Albert D’Angelantonio of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the trauma and runners’ feet.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 12, 2014

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine joins a discussion about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 12, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for an award that will fund graduating seniors’ civic-engagement plans.

ABC News — June 11, 2014

Kate Berger of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about dog and cat reactions to vaccines.

Popular Science — June 11, 2014

Mark Allen, director of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, shares his comments on soluble circuits.

Chronicle of Higher Education — June 11, 2014

Laura Perna and graduate student Kata Orosz of the Graduate School of Education are mentioned for a book review of Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free: How to Decrease Cost and Increase Quality at American Universities.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — June 11, 2014

Trevor Penning of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Each of the projects in the superfund grant came from a community based question, and we will be going back to them with data as the projects progress.”

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