Penn in the News

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.
Philadelphia Inquirer — December 9, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication says the Knight Ridder buyout proposal could alter the Philadelphia Inquirer’s effectiveness as a local newspaper.
National Journal — December 9, 2005
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Sunni Arab perspective of the Iraq war.
Daily Times (Pakistan) — December 8, 2005
Francine R. Frankel of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how India’s GDP rate compares with other those of countries such as China.
Christian Science Monitor — December 7, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication says President Bush’s surge in speeches could spur suspicion by the public.
Los Angeles Daily News — December 7, 2005
President Amy Gutmann is cited as a role model for young women.
U.S. News and World Report — December 6, 2005
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says young adults are facing tougher financial challenges than any previous generation.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer — December 6, 2005
Richard Estes of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses his research on child sexual trafficking.
Washington Post — December 6, 2005
Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on African-American donor priorities.
Associated Press — December 6, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says medical consultation by telephone can be problematic.
Bloomberg News — December 6, 2005
Elijah Anderson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses increases in Philadelphia “street justice.”
Associated Press — December 5, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School discusses the debate over what church property is fair game when it comes to abuse settlements.
Los Angeles Times — December 5, 2005
Jack Guttentag of Penn’s Wharton School says the manipulation of real-estate loopholes is widespread.
ABC News — December 5, 2005
Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine will discuss the concepts and science of heaven on a Dec. 20 ABC special.
Washington Post — December 1, 2005
Jeffrey Kallberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says Beethoven’s “Grosse Fuge” was ahead of its time.
Reuters — December 1, 2005
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the importance of a newly discovered bird fossil.
Knight Ridder News Service — December 1, 2005
David Rudovsky of the Law School discusses Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito’s judicial track record.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 30, 2005
Raymond G. and Ruth Perelman donate $25 million for the construction of the University of Pennsylvania Health System's new Center for Advanced Medicine.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 30, 2005
Christopher Patusky of Penn’s Fels Institute of Government discusses a crime-mapping program being implemented by the Institute to help improve schools in Philadelphia.
New York Times — November 30, 2005
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says wire tapping can sometimes be countered with simple electronics.

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