Penn in the News

Knight Ridder News Service — September 8, 2005
Regina Austin and Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discuss the government’s ability to use forceful evacuation.
Wall Street Journal — September 8, 2005
David Asch of Penn’s Wharton School says most doctors do not consider expense and quality of care when making recommendations for diagnostic testing.
Associated Press — September 8, 2005
Lawrence Rome of the School of Arts and Sciences invents a backpack that generates energy with walking.
Philadelphia Inquirer — September 7, 2005
Penn welcomes students from hurricane-affected colleges in New Orleans.
Reuters — September 7, 2005
Barbie Zelizer of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication comments on the handling of the New Orleans relief efforts.
Washington Times — September 7, 2005
Brett Cucchiara of the School of Medicine says Jacques Chirac’s health issues increase his chances of more major problems in the future.
Los Angeles Times — September 5, 2005
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research on “positive psychology.”
Los Angeles Times — September 5, 2005
Amishi Jha of the School of arts and Sciences warns that meditation can have harmful effects on children who haven’t fully matured mentally.
Associated Press — September 3, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication says expectations for crisis management for the president have grown since 9/11.
Los Angeles Times — September 3, 2005
Don Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the stress Hurricane Katrina has placed on government resources.
Philadelphia Inquirer — September 2, 2005
Penn is among colleges and universities offering enrollment to students displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Knight Ridder News Service — September 1, 2005
Penn researchers contribute to a study in which the effects of olive oil and ibuprofen are compared.
New York Times — September 1, 2005
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and Penn’s Wharton School comments on the enormous task of rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Los Angeles Times — September 1, 2005
Lorraine Tulman of the School of Nursing comments on the woman’s health chief’s resignation amid the morning after pill’s bid for over-the-counter status.
San Antonio Express-News — August 30, 2005
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the trend of young adults sponging off their parents.
Wall Street Journal — August 29, 2005
Amy Wax of the Law School authors an editorial piece concerning the factors that make a successful marriage seem an impossibility to many working class single mothers.
Los Angeles Times — August 29, 2005
Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences surveys prospective daters to gain insight to the human selection process.
San Francisco Chronicle — August 29, 2005
Brigette Madrian of Penn’s Wharton School says many older employees neglect to utilize the 401(k) to its full potential.
Chicago Tribune — August 28, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School comments on a ruling affecting settlements paid by the Catholic Church to abuse victims.
New York Times — August 28, 2005
Paul Fussell of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his theories on the culture of clothes in his book “Uniforms.”

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