Penn in the News

“On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio — January 12, 2015

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the new film ‘Selma’ and how the civil rights movement of the 1960s is still relevant today.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 11, 2015

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for his thoughts on wasting food.


New York Magazine — January 11, 2015

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences contributes his thoughts on the legacy of President Obama.


Washington Post — January 10, 2015

Peter Hart of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is mentioned for conducting a focus group where voters talked about candidates for the next presidential campaign.


CBS News (Philadelphia) — January 9, 2015

Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety comments on the Penn police force and National Law Enforcement Day.


Philadelphia Daily News — January 9, 2015

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for curating an art exhibit titled “Represent: 200 Years of African-American Art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.”


Self Magazine — January 8, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The key point we are making is that wearable devices have received a lot of attention for their potential to change health behaviors but thus far there is little evidence to support that notion.”


Bloomberg View — January 7, 2015

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is mentioned for his book Thin Description: Ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem.


Ideas Laboratory — January 7, 2015

Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on exploring new ways to teach math and science.


CBS Philly — January 7, 2015

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on free speech and the terror attack in Paris.


Huffington Post — January 7, 2015

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for working with fellow researchers to create a tool to measure the nutritional quality of a food environment.


Boston Review — January 7, 2015

Guobin Yang of the Annenberg School for Communication co-writes an article with graduate student Ran Liu of the School of Arts & Sciences about Hong Kong’s evolving political landscape.


Atlantic — January 7, 2015

Al Filreis of the School of Arts & Sciences and his modern poetry MOOC are highlighted.


Nature.com — January 7, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about how to speak out on controversial issues.


“The Diane Rehm Show,” National Public Radio — January 7, 2015

Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the United States prison system.


Yahoo! Finance — January 7, 2015

Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School is quoted about tech companies, saying, “We see the front end which is the app, but typically we don’t see what’s sitting behind that which is a lot of data analytics, and I really think that’s Wharton’s sweet spot.”


“All Things Considered,” National Public Radio — January 7, 2015

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching smoking cessation.


“PBS NewsHour” — January 7, 2015

Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses how to design flying robots that are equipped with sensors to avoid things autonomously.


Quanta Magazine — January 6, 2015

Toen Castle and Randall Kamien of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about developing a system of rules for making 3D shapes out of a 2D structure.


Huffington Post — January 6, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for discovering a number of different sub-sets of givers.


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