Penn in the News

Huffington Post — January 28, 2014

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about poverty in America.

NBC News (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2014

George Xu of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about successfully converting adult cells into stem cells that regrew human skin cells to help cure baldness.

Washington Post — January 28, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says, “It’s good news that the high school graduation rate among Hispanics has increased, but it still is considerably below the average.”

Metro (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2014

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is mentioned as a collaborator in FastFWD that works with Impact Hub Philadelphia.

Time — January 27, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for collaborative research on Americans’ financial literacy.

Philadelphia Inquirer (Trenton Bureau) — January 27, 2014

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is quoted about adjunct professor Randy Mastro being a part of Governor Christie’s “Bridgegate” defense team.

“MarketWatch” Wall Street Journal — January 27, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on professions who increased their rate of home ownership after the recession.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 27, 2014

Meghan Lane-Fall of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about race and racism in healthcare.

Philadelphia Daily News — January 26, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “Educational apartheid and institutional racism are the recipes for self-destruction.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 26, 2014

Faten Aberra of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on probiotics.

NBC News — January 25, 2014

Mark Yim of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about robotic swarms for emergency response.

Austin American-Statesman — January 24, 2014

Iourii Manovskii and doctoral student Kurt Mitman of the School of Arts and Sciences pen an op-ed about unemployment benefit extensions.

Huffington Post — January 24, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about women in leadership positions.

“MarketWatch,” Wall Street Journal — January 23, 2014

Jill Fisch of the Law School talks about the thresholds that determine which shareholders get to nominate potential board members.

“Marketplace” — January 23, 2014

Mark Duggan of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on Medicaid.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 23, 2014

Vice Provost H. Carton Rogers of Penn Libraries discusses the renovation and reopening of the rare-books library. — January 22, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is mentioned for attending the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School comments on the Global Risks 2014 report.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 22, 2014

James Shorter and postdoctoral fellow Meredith Jackrel of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their research on “reprogrammed” yeast protein that could lead to new brain disease therapies.

USA Today — January 22, 2014

Kurt Barnhart of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Fertility services are underutilized and not reaching everybody.”

New York Times — January 22, 2014

David Zaring of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about insurance regulation.