Penn in the News

“Marketwatch” Wall Street Journal — May 7, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the option of potential homeowners choosing to remodel homes rather than buying larger properties.

Aljazeera America — May 7, 2014

Sandy Capaldi of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses therapy for rape victims.

Diverse — May 7, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “The data just shows that these institutions are playing this deeply disproportionate role with respect to Blacks in higher education.”

WWNO-FM (New Orleans), National Public Radio — May 7, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses continual reform of the Affordable Care Act.

Guardian — May 6, 2014

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Many issues like flag burning or sexual violations stimulate disgust.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 6, 2014

Students Joe Polin, Alex Neier, Justin Starr and Joe Hill, associate dean Beth Winkelstein and Bruce Kothmann of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for senior project presentations for engineering students.

Inside Higher Ed — May 6, 2014

A new survey of 30,000 college graduates gives higher education leaders a chance to make their case that college isn’t all about jobs and income. The evidence from the largest survey of its kind is, however, mixed about whether colleges are doing enough to help students’ well-being in life, according a new measurement designed by Gallup and Purdue University. Researchers found that certain sorts of formative experiences in college help prepare graduates for not only "great jobs" but "great lives," but that too few graduates recall having had those experiences.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — May 6, 2014

George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a new indoor tanning law.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 5, 2014

Stephanos Bibas of the Law School is quoted.

Entrepreneur — May 5, 2014

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is mentioned for studying students’ scholarly success and “grit.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 5, 2014

David Grazian of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on research led by Alice Goffman.

New York Times — May 5, 2014

Samuel Preston of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a study about the death rate in Massachusetts.

Foreign Policy — May 5, 2014

Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about American military technology.

Wall Street Journal — May 5, 2014

Graduate student Ann Marie Roepke of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for research using SuperBetter.

New York Times — May 4, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-writes an op-ed about obesity rates.

Telegraph — May 3, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education says, “Teachers bring with them cultural assumptions to the classroom and to the children they interact with.”

Los Angeles Times — May 2, 2014

Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School says, “Now cable is all about providing broadband Internet to homes and businesses.”

Time — May 2, 2014

Wharton’s Adam Grant is cited for his research trying to motivate employees at a university call center.

Washington Post — May 2, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on bias against the unemployed.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 1, 2014

Claude Nguyen of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for developing an application that helps treating stroke patients.

ARCHIVES TOOLS