Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — December 16, 2005
Wendy White of the Office of the General Counsel authors an opinion piece on “helicopter parents.”
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 16, 2005
Theodore Schurr of the School of Arts and Sciences says breakthroughs in pigment research will lead to more anthropological and sociological research regarding skin color.
The Telegraph (U.K.) — December 15, 2005
Anne Engh of the School of Arts and Sciences says human and baboon coping mechanisms are very similar.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 15, 2005
Penn’s Wharton School is cited for research on consumers and their shopping habits and expectations.
Philadelphia Business Journal — December 15, 2005
James E. Nevels donates $1 million to Penn’s Law School.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel — December 15, 2005
David Silverman of Penn Museum says the new Egyptian exhibit in Fort Lauderdale, which he curated, highlights humanity.
Washington Post — December 14, 2005
Robert Sharer of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the discovery of an ancient Mayan mural.
Christian Science Monitor — December 13, 2005
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses political partisanship.
Associated Press — December 13, 2005
Stephen Emerson of the School of Medicine says new stem cell breakthroughs could eliminate debates over stem-cell ethics.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 13, 2005
Steven Sondheimer of the School of Medicine discusses changes in women’s core body temperatures.
USA Today — December 13, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication comments on President Bush’s new public-opinion campaign regarding the Iraq War.
Associated Press — December 12, 2005
Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences says frequent e-mails and instant messages have the capacity to improve writing skills.
Wall Street Journal — December 12, 2005
Roberta Sands of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses difficulties grandparents face in raising their grandchildren.
Associated Press — December 12, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication comments rhetoric in politics.
Associated Press — December 12, 2005
Anthony DeCurtis of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the legacy of the baby boomers.
Associated Press — December 12, 2005
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses the changes made to improve election access after the 2000 elections.
Chicago Sun-Times — December 11, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says that competing to be the first to perform a new surgical procedure can have ethical consequences.
New York Times Magazine — December 11, 2005
Karl Ulrich of Penn’s Wharton School is cited for his emission-reduction proposal.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel — December 11, 2005
David Silverman of the School of Arts and Sciences discussions the evolution of Egyptian museum displays.
Kansas City Star — December 9, 2005
Samuel Preston of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses historical mortality rates and how they relate to contemporary life-expectancy statistics.

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