Penn in the News

New York Times — January 7, 2007

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education says a student’s drive to be academically competitive is very similar to an athlete’s.

Los Angeles Times — January 6, 2007

Kathy Michel of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses canine obesity.

Baltimore Sun — January 4, 2007

Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences says RIP shirts have double meanings.

Washington Post — January 4, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a medical surgery involving the stunting of a disabled child’s growth.

Washington Post — January 3, 2007

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses anti-terrorism training for mall security.

New York Times — January 3, 2007

Irma Elo of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research comparing the life expectancy of different demographic groups.

Baltimore Sun — January 2, 2007

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School discusses Internet video-sharing services.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — January 2, 2007

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says funding for homelessness is many times not properly allocated.

Christian Science Monitor — January 2, 2007

Alvin Chin of the School of Medicine says science-based television programming is lacking.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 1, 2007

Brian Strom of the School of Medicine says there is little evidence to back up the many myths surrounding soy products.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 31, 2006

President Amy Gutmann is profiled.

Baltimore Sun — December 31, 2006

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on the war on terror.

TFI (France) — December 30, 2006

The backpack invention of Lawrence Rome of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution — December 29, 2006

David Skeel of the Law School says bankruptcies in 2006 will likely be less than expected.

Washington Post — December 29, 2006

John Jackson of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for Communication says there is a generational aspect in African-American men’s views of institutional racism.

HealthDay News — December 26, 2006

Yu-Xiao Yang of the School of Medicine discusses bone density risks surrounding antacid medicines.

Washington Post — December 22, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s inauguration party is part of a larger political strategy.

El Mundo (Spain) — December 22, 2006

An interactive diagram highlights a new backpack designed by Lawrence Rome of the School of Arts and Sciences.

Baltimore Sun — December 21, 2006

Harbir Singh of the Wharton School says Aramark’s second move to privatization is part of a growing trend.

USA Today — December 21, 2006

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says subsidized homes are cheaper than shelters when housing the homeless.

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