Penn in the News

New York Times — February 2, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on President Obama’s statement on net neutrality and the F.C.C.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 2, 2015

Meredith Tamminga of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses her work in understanding variations in language, specifically the way Philadelphians speak.


Forbes.com — February 2, 2015

Vice President Tom Murphy of Information Technology is featured for his first 100 days at Penn.


WHYY-Radio (Philadelphia) — February 2, 2015

Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why some Penn bioethicists are calling for a return to asylums for the mentally ill.


Philly.com — February 2, 2015

Michael Thase of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his concerns about evening light therapy and seasonal affective disorder.

Philly.com — February 1, 2015

William Whitaker of the School of Design speaks of Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn saying, “He was a master of natural light and creating pace for natural light in his buildings.”


New Republic — February 1, 2015

Patricia Williams of the Wharton School comments on sexist advertising.


Philadelphia Tribune — February 1, 2015

President Amy GutmannChuck Leitner and Mike Murphy of Penn Athletics comment on the Young Quakers Community Athletics program.


Guardian (U.K.) — January 30, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about civics and education. A civic ignorance study from the APPC is also cited.


USA Today — January 30, 2015

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for researching what activities undergraduate students perceive to have sex appeal.


“Marketplace” — January 30, 2015

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on TurboTax’s price increase.


CNN Money — January 29, 2015

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleeping habits such as snoring.


Atlantic — January 29, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the history behind radio freedom in the 1940s.


Washington Post — January 29, 2015

Barbara Mellers and Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences co-author an article about geopolitical predictions.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 28, 2015

Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design comments on the potential revitalization Darby could undergo.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2015

Tejvir Khurana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the head is a “huge heat-loss source.”


Scientific American — January 28, 2015

Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on UTA, “unconscious-thought advantage,” and how psychologists have studied it in the past.


NBC News — January 28, 2015

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect head injuries can have on younger kids’ brains.


“Fresh Air,” National Public Radio — January 28, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses brain development and why teens have difficulty controlling impulses.


Time — January 28, 2015

Anne Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how metabolism and vascular function play a role in a person’s internal thermostat.


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