Penn in the News

New York Times — April 6, 2015

PennApps is cited as the “longest-running collegiate hackathon.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 6, 2015

Yvette Sheline of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying how interleukin 6 contributes to depression.


New Yorker — April 6, 2015

Yang Guobin of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.


Fast Company — April 6, 2015

A study from the Wharton School about the perception of people who ask for advice is cited.


New York Times — April 6, 2015

The Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts, housed at Penn, is featured.


“Tavis Smiley” PBS — April 6, 2015

Kennneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is interviewed about his book Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.


Philadelphia Inquirer — April 5, 2015

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.


Associated Press — April 5, 2015

David Reibstein of the Wharton School comments on brands built around a city’s iconic foods.


WXTF-TV (Philadelphia) — April 3, 2015

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. .


Chronicle of Higher Education — April 3, 2015

Mary-Linda Merriam Armacost of the Graduate School of Education comments on the challenges colleges face.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 2, 2015

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for her trips to Liberia to help fight the Ebola outbreak.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 2, 2015

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the effectiveness of graphic photo labels on cigarette packs.


“The Conversation” — April 2, 2015

Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the regulating public opinion.


“Here & Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson,” WBUR-Radio (Boston) — April 2, 2015

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.


Philly.com — April 1, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the short and long-term effects of potent drugs on young minds.


New York Times — April 1, 2015

Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing penned an op-ed about making changes to nursing home care.


WRAL.com — April 1, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on racial tension on college campuses.


CBS News (Philadelphia) — April 1, 2015

Penn’s Department of Public Safety is recognized by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter for their work on campus.


KGOU-Radio (Oklahoma) — April 1, 2015

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.”


“Newsworks,”WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 1, 2015

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.


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