Penn in the News

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.
New York Times — February 10, 2009
Penn students are noted for the founding of Givology.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 10, 2009
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement comments on the city budget forums.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 10, 2009
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School comments on a novel based on the life of Frank Lloyd Wright.
McClatchy News Service — February 9, 2009
President Amy Gutmann co-authors an op-ed on economic revitalization.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 9, 2009
Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum is cited for his genographic research.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 9, 2009
Penn Museum is featured for its celebration of Darwin’s 200th birthday.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 9, 2009
Charles Branas of the School of Medicine discusses gun-related suicide.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 9, 2009
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the Fannie and Freddie housing-market scandal.
Philadelphia Daily News — February 9, 2009
Lawrence Sherman of the Jerry Lee Center of Criminology and the School of Arts and Sciences says a tainted police informant might mean conviction reversals.
BBC Radio — February 7, 2009
Gary Tomlinson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Charles Darwin’s musical preferences.

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