PennApps is cited as the “longest-running collegiate hackathon.”
Penn in the News
Yvette Sheline of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying how interleukin 6 contributes to depression.
Yang Guobin of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.
A study from the Wharton School about the perception of people who ask for advice is cited.
The Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts, housed at Penn, is featured.
Kennneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is interviewed about his book Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about Harper Lee’s decision to publish a new novel despite her friends saying she suffers from memory, hearing and vision loss.
David Reibstein of the Wharton School comments on brands built around a city’s iconic foods.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the arrest of Keonna Thomas, a Philadelphia woman accused of being ready to travel to Syria to join the terror group ISIS. .
Mary-Linda Merriam Armacost of the Graduate School of Education comments on the challenges colleges face.
Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for her trips to Liberia to help fight the Ebola outbreak.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the effectiveness of graphic photo labels on cigarette packs.
Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the regulating public opinion.
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine talks about his latest research on preventing violence by increasing nutritional supplement intake.
Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the short and long-term effects of potent drugs on young minds.
Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing penned an op-ed about making changes to nursing home care.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on racial tension on college campuses.
Penn’s Department of Public Safety is recognized by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter for their work on campus.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “A lot of faculty are fairly insular, and they like to hire people like them. If you have a majority white faculty, then they tend to hire people like them.”
Scott Halpern of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about “do not resuscitate” orders and whether the location of the patient affects the decision to still receive CPR.