President Amy Gutmann and the University’s trustees are cited for Penn’s decision to improve its financial-aid package for low-income families.
Penn in the News
Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences says teen pregnancy has roots in deeper socio-economic issues.
Dwight Evans of the School of Medicine comments on research concerning a link between depression and disease.
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the life of his publisher.
Bernard Anderson of Penn’s Wharton School discusses immigrants’ adding to job disparity for African-Americans.
Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses socio-economic obstacles faced by young African-American men.
David Dinges of the School of Medicine comments on complaints that devices designed to keep truckers awake are invasive.
President Amy Gutmann is featured in a series that profiles prominent Philadelphians.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Science is interviewed about current issues of conflict surrounding the Rust Belt states.
Greg Grant of the School of Medicine discusses the resurgence in popularity of “Wacky Packages.”
Thomas Wadden of the School of Medicine says obesity in women may have stagnated due to genetics.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses a Penn’s all-time-low admission rate.
Stephen Gale of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on issues surrounding immigration.
Joseph Tierney of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an editorial on the Catholic Church’s contributions to Philadelphia.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss the influence of racial prejudice on people’s choices of where to live
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on governmental problems that follow disasters.
Amy Jordan of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses research suggesting TV ads can contribute to weight gain.
Martha Farrah of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the difficulty of mimicking impulsive behavior for brain study.
University of Pennsylvania research is cited concerning underage prostitution rates in the United States.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethics of a new medical reality show.