Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 16, 2006

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says research does not confirm that trans-racial adoption is harmful.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 15, 2006

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses legal interpretations surrounding trans-racial adoption.

Knight Ridder News Service — April 14, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses federal funding for disasters.

Bloomberg News — April 14, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says recalling a dangerous product should always be the first step toward investigating it.

Knight Ridder News Service — April 14, 2006

Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a Penn conference to discuss social issues surrounding young African-American males.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 13, 2006

Richard Leventhal discusses the legalities behind accepting artifacts.

Wall Street Journal — April 13, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses the evaluation of student applications.

USA Today — April 11, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says test scores and grades only scratch the surface of the admissions process.

Washington Post — April 11, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses FEMA’s future capabilities for disaster response.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 11, 2006

Janice Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences says cities’ college graduates are only one factor in economic growth.

Philadelphia Daily News — April 11, 2006

President Amy Gutmann and the University’s trustees are cited for Penn’s decision to improve its financial-aid package for low-income families.

Philadelphia Daily News — April 11, 2006

Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences says teen pregnancy has roots in deeper socio-economic issues.

U. S. News and World Report — April 10, 2006

Dwight Evans of the School of Medicine comments on research concerning a link between depression and disease.

Associated Press — April 10, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the life of his publisher.

NNPA — April 10, 2006

Bernard Anderson of Penn’s Wharton School discusses immigrants’ adding to job disparity for African-Americans.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 9, 2006

Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses socio-economic obstacles faced by young African-American men.

Associated Press — April 9, 2006

David Dinges of the School of Medicine comments on complaints that devices designed to keep truckers awake are invasive.

Philadelphia Inquirer — April 9, 2006

President Amy Gutmann is featured in a series that profiles prominent Philadelphians.

Weekendavisen (Denmark) — April 6, 2006

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Science is interviewed about current issues of conflict surrounding the Rust Belt states.

Hartford Courant — April 6, 2006

Greg Grant of the School of Medicine discusses the resurgence in popularity of “Wacky Packages.”

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