Penn in the News

USA Today — December 18, 2006

David Sarwer of the School of Medicine says the media’s depiction of the ideal woman can seriously affect female self-image.

USA Today — December 17, 2006

Beth Soldo of the School of Arts and Sciences says the baby boomer generation might be in slightly worse health than their older counterparts.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch — December 17, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses “527” political interest groups.

New York Times — December 17, 2006

Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses an attempt to reveal aviation security flaws.

New York Times — December 15, 2006

Susan Ellenberg of the School of Medicine discusses a statistical study that found a drop in breast cancer.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 15, 2006

Richard Berk of the School of Arts and Sciences says it is difficult to pinpoint any one reason for increased homicides.

WHYY Radio — December 15, 2006

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her book, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?: Race, Class and Residence in Los Angeles.”

New York Times — December 14, 2006

Vice Provost Valerie Swain-Cade McCoullum of University Life says Penn students are in constant contact with family.

KYW Radio — December 14, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says Barbaro may soon be able to leave the hospital.

Bloomberg News — December 14, 2006

President Amy Gutmann pledges $150,000 to Penn to encourage other donors.

USA Today — December 14, 2006

Sean Grady of the School of Medicine provides a guide to arteriovenous malformation.

Philadelphia Daily News — December 14, 2006

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on Barbaro’s condition.

Associated Press — December 13, 2006

Rachel Werner of the School of Medicine and Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School are cited for their research on hospital death rates.

Associated Press — December 13, 2006

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine discusses how smokers can benefit from exercise.

HealthDay News — December 13, 2006

Penn research is cited in a study concerning Medicare hospital evaluations.

Wall Street Journal — December 13, 2006

Serdar Ural of the School of Medicine says pregnant women with herpes should take anti-viral medicine as a preventive regardless of external symptoms.

New York Times — December 12, 2006

President Amy Gutmann comments on tuition trends and financial aid.

Baltimore Sun — December 12, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication outlines new Democratic House Speaker Pelosi’s strategy to fight negative political rhetoric.

Baltimore Sun — December 12, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the firm that will buy U.S. ports from Dubai ownership also has many international ties.

ABC News — December 12, 2006

Ben Musher of the School of Medicine discusses sleep deprivation in medical professions.

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