Penn in the News

Associated Press — April 4, 2006

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on governmental problems that follow disasters.

Associated Press — April 4, 2006

Amy Jordan of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses research suggesting TV ads can contribute to weight gain.

New York Times — April 4, 2006

Martha Farrah of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the difficulty of mimicking impulsive behavior for brain study.

Reuters — April 4, 2006

University of Pennsylvania research is cited concerning underage prostitution rates in the United States.

KYW Radio (Philadelphia) — April 3, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethics of a new medical reality show.

New York Times — April 1, 2006

Richard Leventhal of the Museum discusses cases of stolen artifacts being showcased in museums.

Associated Press — April 1, 2006

Mary Anne Layden of the School of Medicine discusses the effects of pornography.

Foreign Affairs — April 1, 2006

Daryl Press of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an article on nuclear politics.

Chronicle of Higher Education — March 31, 2006

President Amy Gutmann authors a piece on the city of Philadelphia.

Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt) — March 30, 2006

Roger Allen of the School of Arts and Sciences is honored by The Supreme Council for Culture for his work in Arabic translation.

USA Today — March 29, 2006

Richard Leventhal of the Museum discusses cases of stolen artifacts being showcased in museums.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 28, 2006

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses intra-office Final Four pools.

Detroit News — March 28, 2006

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses race relations in Detroit.

Associated Press — March 28, 2006

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says

kinship caregivers should be held to the same standards as foster parents.

Associated Press — March 27, 2006

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine discusses her research on the advantages of weightlifting for breast-cancer patients.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 27, 2006

Jeffrey Roth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a recent spike in juvenile crime.

Chicago Tribune — March 27, 2006

Robin Leidner of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her book, "Fast Food, Fast Talk: Service Work and the Routinization of Everyday Life."

C-SPAN 2 — March 25, 2006

Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his new book, "Come Hell or High Water."

Chronicle of Higher Education — March 24, 2006

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests that early sociological study of suburbs may have been biased.

Associated Press — March 24, 2006

Penn announces a new financial-aid program to benefit lower-income families.

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