Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine says that riding in cars without seat belts is likely more dangerous than being on a properly functioning amusement-park ride.
Penn in the News
Austin American-Statesman — July 5, 2005
China Daily — July 5, 2005
Deborah L. Linebarger and Ariel Chernin of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication argue that "well-produced, age-appropriate" television programs can be a "valuable tool" in children's development.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 5, 2005
Thadious Davis of the School of Arts and Sciences delivers weekly video lectures for the Oprah Book Club.
Newsday — July 5, 2005
Jeremy Seigel of Penn's Wharton School warns of inflation threats from abroad.
Los Angeles Times — July 3, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication comments on "issue advocacy money" in the fight to influence the filling of a Supreme Court vacancy.
New York Times — July 3, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication discusses how flag displays came to have a different meaning to some people after the involvement in Iraq.
Wall Street Journal — July 1, 2005
Lauren Spivack, a 2005 graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences, and her parents are profiled about differences in patriotism among college students now and in years past.
Fast Company — July 1, 2005
Kevin Werbach of Penn's Wharton School discusses technology and home life.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 30, 2005
Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences predicts when Phoenix may surpass Philadelphia in population size.
New York Times — June 30, 2005
Enrique Norton of the School of Design and his design of the new Guggenheim Museum in Mexico are profiled.
Philadelphia Daily News — June 30, 2005
Paul J. Kaiser and Ali B. Ali-Dinar of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss Africa, its conflicts and its cultures.
New York Times — June 29, 2005
Marshall W. Meyers of Penn's Wharton School discusses Chinese companies' need to grow globally.
Chicago Tribune — June 29, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School comments on the not-guilty verdict for Richard Scrushy.
Boston Globe — June 27, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine's Center for Bioethics condemns sex-selection pregnancy tests.
Washington Post — June 27, 2005
Lynn M. Schuchter of the School of Medicine discusses problems in chemotherapy for a pregnant woman.
Christian Science Monitor — June 27, 2005
Kent Smetters of Penn's Wharton School says the Social Security Trust Fund has probably increased federal debt.
Philadelphia Inquirer — June 26, 2005
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design comments on the issue of where to locate slots parlors.
Chronicle of Higher Education — June 24, 2005
Master's students at Penn's Wharton School use computer simulations to learn how to negotiate.
Philadelphia Business Journal — June 24, 2005
Dean Arthur H. Rubenstein of the School of Medicine points out that Penn's grant funding increased at a dramatically higher rate last year than the overall NIH awards increase.
New Orleans Times-Picayune — June 21, 2005
"In the Shadow of the Law" by Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is reviewed, and Professor Roosevelt is called "the Next Big Thing."