Penn in the News

Chicago Tribune — May 25, 2006

David Silverman of Penn Museum says the new King Tut exhibits covers 100 years in ancient Egypt.

Associated Press — May 25, 2006

Nader Engheta of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the possibilities surrounding new research that would create fabric capable of invisibility.

Wall Street Journal — May 24, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the high mortality rate for horses with injuries like Barbaro's.

Associated Press — May 24, 2006

Polk Wagner of the Law School comments on a patent case involving two home-shopping channels.

National Public Radio — May 24, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says it is a good sign Barbaro is putting weight on his bad leg.

Associated Press — May 23, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine offers his prognosis for Barbaro.

National Public Radio — May 23, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides insight into Barbaro’s recovery.

New York Times — May 23, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says Barbaro is being closely monitored for post-op complications.

Los Angeles Times — May 23, 2006

Corinne Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine details Barbaro’s day-to-day recovery.

"NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" — May 22, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says Barbaro’s chances of survival are about 50-50.

Inside Higher Ed — May 19, 2006

Robert M. Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education, a member of the Commission on the Future of Higher Education, discusses educational affordability.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 18, 2006

Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine says breakthroughs in a bacteria-attacking compound will not translate into medicine for years to come.

Chicago Tribune — May 17, 2006

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the effectiveness of different linguistic blogs.

Minnesota Public Radio — May 17, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Hurricane Katrina.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 16, 2006

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says data mining is becoming increasingly widespread.

CanWest News Service (Cananda) — May 16, 2006

Eric Cronin of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses his research concerning movie piracy.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 16, 2006

Peter Stallybrass of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Ben Franklin’s emergence as a household name.

Associated Press — May 15, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says Pennsylvania legislators’ raising of their own salaries might affect their votes.

Associated Press — May 15, 2006

Amy Jordan of the Penn's Annenberg School for Communication says parents have many motivations for allowing their children to watch television.

Dallas Morning News — May 15, 2006

Penn is cited as a university that interacts

successfully with its surrounding community.

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