Penn's BLAST telescope, now in British Columbia, "will address ... important cosmological and galactic questions," says Mark Devlin of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Penn in the News
Associated Press — June 20, 2005
Voice of America — June 19, 2005
Law School student Ke Wan explains why he wanted to study in the U.S.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 19, 2005
The work of Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum in determining the ingredients of ancient beer is cited.
Orlando Sentinel — June 19, 2005
Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine's Center for Brain Injury and Repair says that amusement-park thrill rides, when operating properly, are generally safe.
Washington Post — June 19, 2005
Joseph Turow of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication writes about the "culture of suspicion" that includes pricing schemes for online sales.
New York Times — June 18, 2005
David F. Dinges of the School of Medicine comments on "microsleep" as it may relate to a 2003 crash of a Staten Island ferry.
Orange County Register — June 17, 2005
Todd Sinai of Penn's Wharton School comments on developers and high rises.
Boston Globe — June 17, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine's Center for Bioethics discusses the "unknown repercussions" of a drug aimed at a specific racial group.
New York Times — June 17, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine's Center for Bioethics comments on the Terri Schiavo autopsy report and on living wills.
New York Times — June 16, 2005
David Silverman of the Penn Museum, curator of the new King Tutankhamun exhibition, is called "the guiding light" of the first King Tut exhibition.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel — June 16, 2005
Barbara Kahn of Penn's Wharton School recommends that Disney move quickly to express concern over the death of a child at Walt Disney World.
New York Times — June 16, 2005
A study by Christian Leuz of Penn's Wharton School is cited in an article about new federal audit rules.
Voice of America — June 16, 2005
"Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an exhibit curated by David Silverman of the Penn Museum, is featured.
London Guardian — June 15, 2005
Simon Dicker of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Penn's BLAST telescope, attached to a balloon launched from Sweden.
Boston Globe — June 14, 2005
Katharine Treadway, a graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, is profiled for her work teaching future physicians.
New York Times — June 14, 2005
Michael Useem of Penn's Wharton School comments on the possibilities for a historic turnaround at troubled Morgan Stanley.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 14, 2005
Bruce Mann of the Law School says the outgoing Barnes Foundation president "managed to steer [it] through a period of sharply diminished resources and a very controversial time."
Scripps Howard News Service — June 14, 2005
Andrew Mettrick of Penn's Wharton School is co-author of a study of employers' handling of retirement-savings plans.
Harrisburg Patriot-News — June 14, 2005
Jennifer L. Baez of the School of Veterinary Medicine says female dogs have as much as a 20 percent chance of developing breast cancer.
HealthDay — June 13, 2005
Ellen W. Freeman of the School of Medicine expresses doubt that low calcium intake could be a major cause of PMS but supports increased calcium for women.