Penn in the News

Associated Press — June 16, 2009
Kenneth Thomas of the Wharton School discusses the Fed’s effectiveness.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 15, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine is cited for his role as co-chair of the United Nations/Council of Europe task force on trafficking in human organs and tissues.
Wall Street Journal — June 15, 2009
Scott Harrington of the Wharton School discusses health-care reform.
New York Times — June 15, 2009
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses tax shares.
Los Angeles Times — June 15, 2009
Michael Grandner of the School of Medicine and the Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology says sleep impacts every aspect of life.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 14, 2009
Doug Stoddard, a student in the School of Medicine, discusses a trauma training program he designed alongside alum and decorated Iraqi-war surgeon John Pryor.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 14, 2009
Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses revitalization efforts at a local college.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 13, 2009
PennMOVES’ charity contributions are highlighted.
Raleigh News and Observer — June 13, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses historically black colleges.
Chronicle of Higher Education — June 12, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is cited and Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is featured for his interdisciplinary expertise.
New York Times — June 12, 2009
Mark Devlin of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured in a documentary on the BLAST telescope.
New York Times — June 12, 2009
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on applicants’ self-image during the college interview process.
Inside Higher Ed — June 11, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on financial aid in higher education.
Education Week — June 11, 2009
Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on national education standards.
Toronto Globe and Mail — June 11, 2009
Peter DeScioli and Robert Kuyrzban of the School of Arts and Sciences introduce the Alliance Theory for Human Friendship.
Los Angeles Times — June 11, 2009
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for research on women’s happiness.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — June 11, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for her expertise on historically black colleges and for her book, “Envisioning Black Colleges: A History of the United Negro College Fund.”
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — June 11, 2009
Katherine Schultz of the Graduate School of Education comments on some schools’ decision to cut recess.
Big Think video hosted by Salon.com — June 10, 2009
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy and Practice and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy discusses high-impact philanthropic lending.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 10, 2009
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design discusses the impact of community-revitalization efforts.

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