Penn in the News

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences says American Indians' DNA holds many important clues to migratory patterns in early American history.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 10, 2006

Kevin Gillen of the Wharton School discusses the Philadelphia housing market.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Richard Johnston of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book, “The End of Southern Exceptionalism.”

USA Today — December 10, 2006

David Sarwer of the School of Medicine says many people are deterred from cosmetic surgery by cost and risk.

Washington Post — December 10, 2006

Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for his research study, "The Deadweight Loss of Christmas.”

Forbes — December 8, 2006

Raymond Townsend of the School of Medicine discusses the benefits of a new blood-pressure drug.

Los Angeles Times — December 8, 2006

Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design says the negative connotation attached to ‘McMansions’ is relative.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 8, 2006

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says that a socially popular celebrity marketing campaign doesn’t always equate increased sales.

MSNBC — December 8, 2006

Elin Danien of the Penn Museum says Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” is more concerned with violence than the culture of the Mayans.

Chicago Tribune — December 7, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his criticism of Bill Cosby’s statements concerning African- Americans.

New York Times — December 6, 2006

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says high-risk mortgages are concentrated on the lower socio-economic sectors of the population.

ABC News — December 6, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says current events have helped news shows usurp late night talk shows in ratings.

ABC News — December 6, 2006

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice suggests methods to best handle bad situations.

Baltimore Sun — December 5, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a National Institutes of Health ethics case.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 5, 2006

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School authors an op-ed on judicial activism.

Associated Press — December 4, 2006

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research into the relationship of happiness and psychology.

Washington Post — December 4, 2006

Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine discusses Pfizer’s recent termination of its drug torcetrapib.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 3, 2006

Penn’s Patrick T. Harker is named president of the University of Delaware.

Baltimore Sun — December 3, 2006

Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design discusses underground construction’s viability.

New York Times — December 2, 2006

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says the U.S. treasury has borrowed trillions from Social Security.

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