Penn in the News

Columbus Dispatch — March 16, 2009
Larry Sipe of the Graduate School of Education comments on the artistic merits of picture books.
Philadelphia Inquirer — March 16, 2009
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety is appointed to The Philadelphia Police Foundation's board.
Reuters — March 16, 2009
Leslie Shaw of the School of Medicine is cited for research on early Alzheimer’s screening.
Associated Press — March 14, 2009
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses Supreme Court Justice David Souter’s tenure.
Philadelphia Inquirer — March 13, 2009
President Amy Gutmann discusses Leonore Annenberg’s legacy.
Philadelphia Business Journal — March 13, 2009
Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Steve Zdancewic of Computer and Information Systems are named 2009 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows.
Washington Post — March 12, 2009
Andrew Thomas McLellan of the School of Medicine and the Treatment Research Institute is under consideration for the post of top deputy under President Obama’s new drug czar.
Associated Press — March 12, 2009
President Amy Gutmann comments on Leonore Annenberg’s philanthropy.
New York Times — March 12, 2009
Anne Cappola of the School of Medicine says some studies suggest a thyroid deficiency might benefit the elderly.
USA Today — March 11, 2009
Interim Dean Thomas Sollecito of the School of Dental Medicine discusses dental care coverage.
Newsweek — March 11, 2009
Peter Fader of the Wharton School says branching out to online cookie sales would be advantageous for the Girl Scouts of America.
“Nightline” (ABC) — March 11, 2009
James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses health problems found in pure-bred dogs.
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 11, 2009
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy says bank donations have become less frequent given the current state of the economy.
NBC — March 10, 2009
John Gearhart of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Medicine and Scott Soleimanpour of the School of Medicine discuss President’s Obama’s lifting of the ban on stem-cell research.
Washington Post — March 10, 2009
Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School participates in a Q&A on home mortgages and equity.
Newsweek — March 10, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on ethical questions raised by social-networking sites for medical professionals.
Philadelphia Inquirer — March 10, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says stem-cell research is the best option for embryos that will likely be discarded.
USA Today — March 9, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine discusses President Obama’s lifting of the stem-cell ban.
ABC News — March 9, 2009
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says the recession affects our economic vocabulary.
Wall Street Journal — March 9, 2009
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says layoffs are not always financially strategic for the employer.