Penn in the News

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.

New York Times — December 1, 2006

Eli Glatstein of the School of Medicine says a new cancer radiation treatment presents ethical questions because of profits by doctors.

Boston Herald — December 1, 2006

Diana Mutz of the School of Arts and Sciences says civility is strong in the new Congress.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 1, 2006

Penn Museum's Egyptian exhibit is featured.

USA Today — December 1, 2006

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says 401(k) sums are less reliable than people may believe.

Chronicle of Higher Education — November 28, 2006

Peter Decherney of the School of Arts and Sciences says new copyright exemptions help professors who use media frequently.

Philadelphia Inquirer — November 28, 2006

J. Russell Ramsay of the School of Medicine says adult ADHD is a more serious disorder than most think.

National Public Radio — November 28, 2006

The Wharton School collaborates with MIT and others to create a comprehensive business Wiki.

The Guardian (London) — November 27, 2006

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences says statistics stating that women talk more than twice as much as men are fabricated.

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