Penn in the News

Associated Press — March 13, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses the difference in connotation of “gaming” and “gambling.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 13, 2006

Mark I. Greene and colleagues in the School of Medicine have made a blood test more sensitive, possibly opening the way to earlier detection of cancers.

Time — March 13, 2006

Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the first human migration to America.

Associated Press — March 10, 2006

Polk Wagner of the Law School says online predators pose a

greater threat to children than pornography.

Boston Globe — March 10, 2006

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his pioneering research in positive psychology.

Associated Press — March 10, 2006

Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine discusses an Alzheimer’s patient’s artistic visual documentation of his mental decline.

USA Today — March 10, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says the SAT scoring errors were small enough so as to not affect early-admission decisions.

New York Times — March 9, 2006

Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses the impact of recent SAT errors.

Philidelphia City Paper — March 9, 2006

Paul Root Wolpe of the School of Medicine discusses adult behavioral trends for children who grow up transgender.

Boston Globe — March 8, 2006

Donald Bogle of the School of Arts and Sciences says the experience of trading races on a new show might be more educational for one of the families in particular.

Washington Post — March 8, 2006

Jeff Roth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses theories behind drops in teenage crime.

Knight Ridder News Service — March 8, 2006

James McKay of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on addiction.

Orlando Sentinel — March 8, 2006

Jonathan Barnett of the School of Design comments on urban layout in relation to population growth in the future.

Knight Ridder News Service — March 8, 2006

Stephen Rubin of the School of Medicine discusses the symptoms of cervical cancer.

Baltimore Sun — March 7, 2006

Don Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the controversial sale of American ports to global companies.

National Public Radio — March 7, 2006

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences is a guest on “News and Notes.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 7, 2006

Jeanne Stanley of the Graduate School of Education discusses social support for alternate lifestyles.

Minnesota Public Radio — March 7, 2006

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication guests on a radio show discussing motives behind advertising.

USA TODAY — March 7, 2006

Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences say American students’ sub-par performance is largely due to work ethic.

Knight Ridder News Service — March 6, 2006

Sean Hennessy of the School of Medicine says using a patch to deliver medicine is more convenient.

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