Penn in the News

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.

Associated Press — May 15, 2006

Jodie Foster is highlighted as the 2006 Penn Commencement speaker.

Philadelphia Daily News — May 15, 2006

Two generations of Penn people are profiled as Morton Botel of the Graduate School of Education presents his daughter, Lara Botel-Sheppard, with her diploma.

Knight Ridder News Service — May 14, 2006

Peggy Reeves Sanday of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses sexual abuse on college campuses.

Los Angeles Times — May 14, 2006

Bruce Kuklick of the School of Arts and Sciences says presidential reliance on intellectuals hasn’t always been the

smartest move.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram — May 14, 2006

David Bell of Penn’s Wharton School says MySpace may be getting too hip to retain its popularity.

Baltimore Sun — May 14, 2006

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences says American restaurant portions outweigh those in Europe.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 12, 2006

Wharton students lend a hand to foreign companies looking to expand to the United States.

Washington Times — May 12, 2006

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says women are just as likely as men to commit non-fatal domestic violence.

New York Times — May 11, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses a small dip in SAT scores.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 11, 2006

Olivia Mitchell of Penn’s Wharton School says early-retirement saving is irreplaceable.

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