Penn in the News

washingtonpost.com — June 28, 2006

Nathaniel Persily of the Law School participates in an online-forum discussion on the Texa redistricting hearing.

HealthDay — June 28, 2006

Michael Rudnick of the School of Medicine discusses the leading causes of kidney failure.

Inside Higher Ed — June 27, 2006

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education says the recently released report on higher education’s future is mean-spirited.

New York Times — June 27, 2006

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education says a report of higher education’s future needs a re-write.

Newsweek — June 27, 2006

Frederick Kaplan of the School of Medicine is named as one of “15 People Who Make America Great” for his work in treating a rare bone disorder.

Education Week — June 26, 2006

Katherine Schultz of the Graduate School of Education discusses American educational systems.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 26, 2006

John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his creation of a mentor program for children of inmates.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 26, 2006

Penn “Engineers Without Borders” travel to Honduras to provide relief for water-scarcity issues.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 25, 2006

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says biographical writing can be very therapeutic.

Associated Press — June 25, 2006

Richard Leventhal of the Penn Museum says museums need to be more forthcoming about their purchasing of antiquities.

Philadelphia Business Journal — June 23, 2006

Penn’s Morris Arboretum receives a grant to build a new horticulture center.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 22, 2006

Harvey Rubin of the School of Medicine authors an opinion piece on the modern nature of pandemics.

Baltimore Sun — June 21, 2006

Corinne R. Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on Barbaro’s recovery.

NPR — June 21, 2006

Therese Richmond of the School of Nursing discusses her involvement in a program that seeks to reduce the number of gunshot victims in the United States.

New York Times — June 20, 2006

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his linguistics blog.

New York Times — June 20, 2006

Lynne B. Sagalyn of Penn’s Wharton School discusses renovation plans for New York City's Penn Station.

Wall Street Journal — June 19, 2006

Michael Useem of Penn’s Wharton School discusses managerial layering at the workplace.

Inside Higher Ed — June 19, 2006

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses academic procrastination.

Nikkei Newspapers (Japan) — June 19, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on voter dissatisfaction regarding the war in Iraq.

Philaedlphia Inquirer — June 18, 2006

Penn's plan for expansion along the Schuylkill River is detailed.

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