Penn in the News

New York Times — February 18, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the dilemmas faced by historically black colleges and universities in today’s economy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 18, 2009
Samuel Reeves of the Wharton School is cited for his robot design.
Wall Street Journal — February 18, 2009
Stephen Kimmel of the School of Medicine discusses using DNA to create “personalized medicine.”
PBS — February 17, 2009
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured in a Q&A concerning his role in “History Detectives.”
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 17, 2009
Tariro Mupombwa, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for her international outreach work.
C-SPAN — February 17, 2009
President Amy Gutmann leads an economic-crisis discussion featuring faculty from the School of Arts and Sciences, the Law School and the Wharton School.
Reuters — February 16, 2009
Cristina Mariaca, a student in the Wharton School, discusses the economic downturn.
Chronicle of Higher Education — February 16, 2009
John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences authors a column to discuss efforts he and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education are making to help youths deal with violence.
New York Times — February 16, 2009
Richard Schultz of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the risks of in vitro fertilization.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 15, 2009
Steven Siegel of the School of Medicine and Lina Hartocollis of the School of Social Policy and Practice discuss dissociative identity disorder.
New York Times — February 14, 2009
The Penn Project for Civic Engagement is cited for its role in the Philadelphia city-budget forums.
Palm Beach Post — February 13, 2009
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences says President Obama and former President Reagan share similarities.
Wall Street Journal — February 13, 2009
Robbie Shell of the Wharton School authors an essay on one-on-one volunteering.
Associated Press — February 12, 2009
Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on incentive-based smoking cessation programs.
Time — February 12, 2009
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the proposed stimulus will not solve local governmental financial restraints.
Time — February 12, 2009
Researchers at the School of Medicine are cited for their study of spirituality’s impact on the brain.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — February 11, 2009
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses African-American student retention.
Philadelphia CityPaper — February 11, 2009
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement discusses the city-budget forums.
Discovery — February 10, 2009
Danial Koditschek of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for robotic research and construction.
Washington Post — February 10, 2009
Arthur Kiron of the Penn Library comments on the Judaica collection at the Valmadonna Trust Library.

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