Penn in the News

BusinessDay — July 21, 2008
James Thompson of the Wharton School is featured discussing the school’s social welfare entrepreneurial outreach.
Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer — July 20, 2008
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice analyzes domestic violence in the military.
Chronicle of Higher Education — July 18, 2008
The Botswana UPenn Project is featured.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 18, 2008
Amita Sehgal and Penn researchers in the School of Medicine are cited for their study of sleeping patterns in fruit flies.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 18, 2008
Carol Spigner of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the Philadelphia Department of Human Services and the recent changes the organization has made.
Wall Street Journal — July 18, 2008
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School discusses the history of the housing market in America.
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 18, 2008
Lisa Funderberg of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her book, “Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home.”
Washington Post — July 17, 2008
Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is referenced for its study of political policy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 16, 2008
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses a medical-ethics lawsuit.
Tallahassee Democrat — July 16, 2008
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses university fundraising.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 15, 2008
Penn’s Graduate School of Education is among the universities that are part of a new program to help middle-school students with science education.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 15, 2008
John Glick of the School of Medicine discusses Sen. Arlen Specter’s cancer treatment.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 15, 2008
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn's Fels Institute of Government says employee benefits are more difficult to manage than wages.
Washington Post — July 15, 2008
Kenneth Ginsburg of the School of Medicine says growing pressure for adolescents to succeed could be affecting their health.
Kansas City Star — July 15, 2008
Brooks Jackson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses political rhetoric, and the Center’s Web site, Factcheck.org, is cited for its analysis of Barack Obama’s campaign.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 14, 2008
Joseph Mason of the Wharton School comments on the federal government’s stimulus-payment model.
Associated Press — July 14, 2008
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on new government-proposed home-loan rules.
Huffington Post — July 14, 2008
Remarks by President Amy Gutmann are cited.
Financial Times — July 14, 2008
Judith Hodara of the Wharton School advises MBA students to be cautious about loans.
HealthDay News — July 14, 2008
School of Medicine researchers are cited for their study of mental health and its correlation with cardiovascular disease.

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