Penn in the News

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.


Education Week — January 6, 2015

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for administering an intervention that asked students to anticipate obstacles.


Yahoo! Finance — January 5, 2015

Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School discusses geopolitics, specifically China and the Communist Party.


Yahoo! Health — January 5, 2015

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine explains how sound works.


“The Inquiry,” BBC — January 5, 2015

Guobin Yang of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses how the Chinese government channels Internet expression as a form of censorship.


Huffington Post — January 5, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about who will serve as the GOP’s conservative cultural hero.


Today.com — January 5, 2015

Chileshe Nkonde-Price of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This is a real shift in the cardiovascular community to look upstream and to ask what can we do to prevent risk factors.”


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 4, 2015

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the history of weight-loss drugs.


Politico.com — January 3, 2015

Eric Schneider of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the War on Drugs.


Slate.com — January 3, 2015

Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum is interviewed about the process for researching and recreating ancient alcoholic beverages.


New York Times — January 3, 2015

Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School write about keeping New Year’s resolutions.


Business Standard — January 3, 2015

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the challenges India will face in 2015.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 2, 2015

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is spotlighted for researching a new brain-imaging approach that could help with smoking cessation.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 2, 2015

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for continuing work in an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia.


Philadelphia Business Journal — January 2, 2015

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is interviewed about Philadelphia’s future as an energy hub.


Business Insider (Australia) — December 26, 2014

Joshua Plotkin and postdoctoral researcher Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about using game theory in a decision-making study.


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