Penn in the News

Washington Post — July 8, 2014

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about questions that arise about the stigma that accompanies Alzheimer’s testing.

Chronicle of Higher Education — July 8, 2014

The Class of 2008 graduated from college in the early months of the Great Recession. New government data show that, four years later, 69 percent of its members were working and not enrolled in a postsecondary program, while 10.7 percent were both employed and enrolled. Nearly 6 percent were enrolled but not working, while 6.7 percent were unemployed and 7.9 percent were out of the work force. The data were released by the National Center for Education Statistics on Tuesday in a report, "Baccalaureate and Beyond: A First Look at the Employment Experiences and Lives of College Graduates, 4 Years On." The Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study follows a nationally representative sample of college graduates over time. The report provides a snapshot of the employment picture for graduates who earned their bachelor’s degrees in the 2007-8 academic year, based on a sample of about 17,000. The report, in the center’s typical fashion, offers lots of numbers but no analysis or indication of causal relationships.

Philly.com — July 8, 2014

Charlene Wong, Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Asch of Medicine and the Wharton School contribute their thoughts on improving healthcare.gov.

Forbes.com — July 7, 2014

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School is cited for an article written for The Wall Street Journal about tech stocks.

Diverse — July 7, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education says, “The Community College Survey of Men now provides actual guidance and good data for folks to determine where the institutional responsibility ought to be focused.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 7, 2014

Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Titan Arm developed by SEAS undergraduates are nominated in two categories.

Chronicle of Higher Education — July 7, 2014

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his book Expert Political Judgment.

Philadelphia Business Journal — July 7, 2014

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research on experimental leukemia therapy.

Huffington Post — July 7, 2014

Doctoral candidate Kevin Waite of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about the Civil War and the efforts to extend slavery to California.

Los Angeles Times — July 7, 2014

Penn researchers are cited for recruiting volunteers to observe them as they signed up for health insurance via healthcare.gov.

NBC News (Philadelphia) — July 7, 2014

Cynthia Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine is highlighted for directing the Working Dog Center.

Democracy Journal — July 7, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences contributes his thoughts on “reformicons.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 7, 2014

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Philadelphia’s cigarette tax.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 6, 2014

Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for developing a therapy that requires patients to relive a horrific event to lessen its power.

Wall Street Journal — July 6, 2014

Matthew Steinberg of the Graduate School of Education shares his thoughts on how seniority is not a good indicator of teacher effectiveness.

New York Times — July 5, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “The investment banks are just not nearly as popular as they were.”

Boston Globe — July 3, 2014

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is noted as an arbitrator who ruled that NFL player Jimmy Graham “can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation.”

CBS News (Philadelphia) — July 3, 2014

Carlo Siracusa of the School of Veterinary Medicine is featured for discussing pet behavior.

Bloomberg — July 2, 2014

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on Chief Justice John Roberts’ willingness “to accept superficial consensus.”

Philly.com — July 2, 2014

Pooja Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School contribute their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.

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