Penn in the News

Associated Press — March 19, 2006

Don Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the advantages of democratic elections.

Philidelphia Inquirer — March 16, 2006

Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses population growth in the census.

Chicago Tribune — March 16, 2006

Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for research on increased gambling among students.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle — March 16, 2006

William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses local linguistic differences in New York State.

NPR — March 16, 2006

Justin Wolfers of Penn’s Wharton School says research suggests point shaving in college basketball.

China View — March 15, 2006

President Amy Gutmann’s visit to Beijing is chronicled.

Knight Ridder News Service — March 15, 2006

Patricia Labosky of the School of Medicine says human embryos have the organs for both genders.

Bloomberg News — March 15, 2006

William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses regional linguistic variances.

Associated Press — March 15, 2006

Christopher Bradie of Penn Business Services discusses the benefits of a chain- owned bookstore.

Kansas City Star — March 14, 2006

Jeff Roth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the criminologist commentary of the ‘90s.

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.

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