Penn in the News

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.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 11, 2006

G. Victor Hallman of the Wharton School discusses pension plans.

Los Angeles Times — December 11, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says incoming Democratic House speaker Pelosi is challenging the image Republicans defined for her in the primary.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 11, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a new gene-therapy treatment used to fight impotence.

KYW Radio — December 11, 2006

Lawrence Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences says previous Philadelphia police behavior has negatively affected methods current police can use to fight violence.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School is cited for founding the automobile eco-program TerraPass.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences says American Indians' DNA holds many important clues to migratory patterns in early American history.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 10, 2006

Kevin Gillen of the Wharton School discusses the Philadelphia housing market.

New York Times — December 10, 2006

Richard Johnston of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book, “The End of Southern Exceptionalism.”

USA Today — December 10, 2006

David Sarwer of the School of Medicine says many people are deterred from cosmetic surgery by cost and risk.

Washington Post — December 10, 2006

Joel Waldfogel of the Wharton School is cited for his research study, "The Deadweight Loss of Christmas.”

Forbes — December 8, 2006

Raymond Townsend of the School of Medicine discusses the benefits of a new blood-pressure drug.

Los Angeles Times — December 8, 2006

Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design says the negative connotation attached to ‘McMansions’ is relative.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 8, 2006

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says that a socially popular celebrity marketing campaign doesn’t always equate increased sales.

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.

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