Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — March 24, 2006

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests that early sociological study of suburbs may have been biased.

Associated Press — March 24, 2006

Penn announces a new financial-aid program to benefit lower-income families.

Associated Press — March 24, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses the intricacies of political donations.

Associated Press — March 23, 2006

Shelley Rankin of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses the transmission of germs and viruses to pets.

Wall Street Journal — March 23, 2006

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s robotic soccer team is featured in a piece on robotic sports.

Wall Street Journal — March 23, 2006

Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses applying mathematical strategies to NCAA brackets.

Wall Street Journal — March 20, 2006

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is profiled for his application of his “positive psychology “ techniques to businesses.

Wall Street Journal — March 20, 2006

Robert M. Nelson of the School of Medicine is cited for his co-authorship of an open-letter challenging ethics of popular blood study.

Seattle Times — March 20, 2006

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is cited for his work as an arbitrator for an NFL player.

Associated Press — March 20, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Public Policy discusses Presidential speech rhetoric.

USA Today — March 20, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses heavy AP course loads.

Associated Press — March 19, 2006

Don Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the advantages of democratic elections.

Philidelphia Inquirer — March 16, 2006

Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses population growth in the census.

Chicago Tribune — March 16, 2006

Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for research on increased gambling among students.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle — March 16, 2006

William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses local linguistic differences in New York State.

NPR — March 16, 2006

Justin Wolfers of Penn’s Wharton School says research suggests point shaving in college basketball.

China View — March 15, 2006

President Amy Gutmann’s visit to Beijing is chronicled.

Knight Ridder News Service — March 15, 2006

Patricia Labosky of the School of Medicine says human embryos have the organs for both genders.

Bloomberg News — March 15, 2006

William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses regional linguistic variances.

Associated Press — March 15, 2006

Christopher Bradie of Penn Business Services discusses the benefits of a chain- owned bookstore.

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