Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 13, 2007

Vukan Vuchic of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the necessity of reliable mass transit in large cities.

Rocky Mountain News (Denver) — March 13, 2007

Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences says sports brackets are fundamentally mathematic.

New York Times — March 13, 2007

Charles P. O’Brien of the School of Medicine says U.S. troops’ alcoholism may be a symptom of more serious psychological problems.

National Public Radio — March 13, 2007

Stephen J. Morse of the Law School and the School of Medicine is cited for his research on links in neuroscience and crime.

USA Today — March 13, 2007

Joseph Woo of the School of Medicine comments on Regis Philbin’s upcoming heart surgery.

Detroit Free Press — March 12, 2007

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences says highly populated neighborhoods are usually more successful.

New York Times — March 12, 2007

Andrew Metrick of the Wharton School discusses patterns in sports pools.

New York Times — March 11, 2007

Stephen J. Morse of the Law School and the School of Medicine discusses the link between neuroscience and crime.

USA Today — March 11, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethical questions surrounding experimental cancer treatments.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 11, 2007

Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education discusses the factors that may lead to student-teacher violence.

Newark Star-Ledger — March 11, 2007

Penn is praised for its neighborhood-revitalization efforts in West Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 11, 2007

A new book by Lisa Scottoline of the Law School is excerpted.

Associated Press — March 8, 2007

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says more laws protecting cadavers from illegal activity are necessary.

McClatchy Newspapers — March 8, 2007

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the drop in domestic-abuse rates.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 8, 2007

Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the threat posed by many probationers.

USA Today — March 8, 2007

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School discusses retirement nest eggs.

Chicago Tribune — March 7, 2007

Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the art produced on the subject of slavery.

International Herald Tribune — March 7, 2007

Clark Erickson of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences says archaeological structures of past civilizations help us gain insight into their ways of thinking.

Austin American-Statesman — March 7, 2007

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says internal investigation of institutional abuse is many times marred by bias.

Washington Post — March 6, 2007

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions and Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss diversity among black applicants.

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