Penn in the News

New York Times — July 28, 2005
Frank F. Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses how relationships between parents and children have become more akin to friendship over the generations.
Associated Press — July 28, 2005
Edward Emmett of the School of Medicine discusses the risks of being exposed to harmful chemicals in the drinking water supply.
Associated Press — July 28, 2005
Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine comments on the need for heightened attention toward genetic makeup in different racial groups when administering medicines.
Baltimore Sun — July 28, 2005
Research on perspiration conducted by George Preti of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited in a discussion of perspiration and the science behind it.
Reuters — July 27, 2005
Michael Selzer of the School of Medicine discusses the possibilities of stem cell transplants in humans.
Associated Press — July 27, 2005
Amy Wax of the Law School comments on the lack of a paper trail a Supreme Court nominee likely has and how it affects the release of information to the public.
Education Week — July 27, 2005
Thomas B. Corcoran of the Graduate School of Education discusses teacher training options and consequences.
WGBH-TV (Boston) — July 26, 2005
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences collaborates with others to explore historic sites and cultures in a new PBS broadcast.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution — July 26, 2005
Barbara Siegel of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the origins and finer points of belly dancing.
Washington Post — July 26, 2005
David C. Metz of the School of Medicine explains the symptoms and onset of esophagitis.
New York Times — July 26, 2005
Frederick Kaplan of the School of Medicine discusses the discovery of progressive osseous heteroplasia during research concerning the relationship between fat and bone.
Washington Post — July 25, 2005
Michael Useem of Penn's Wharton School comments on the transition period CEOs face when they inherit a problematic legacy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 25, 2005
Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his influential book on the inner city.
Boston Globe — July 25, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses institutions’ vested interests in informed consent and how it prevents malpractice.
Philadelphia Inquirer — July 24, 2005
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses the Supreme Court candidate's potential for filling a void in the polarized high court.
Associated Press — July 24, 2005
Wayne Guay of Penn's Wharton School discusses recent pay and pension hikes in the Pennsylvania legislature.
Washington Post — July 24, 2005
Olivia S. Mitchell of Penn's Wharton School comments on the status of pension funds and Social Security.
NPR — July 24, 2005
Marc Sageman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the recent London attacks and the infrastructure of terrorist organizations.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution — July 24, 2005
Maurice Schweitzer of Penn's Wharton School and his associates are credited for their research involving incidental emotions and how they affect our relationships.
Washington Post — July 24, 2005
Brigitte C. Madrian of Penn's Wharton School is cited for her research involving retirement plan participation.

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