Penn in the News

Associated Press — November 17, 2005
Thomas Wadden of the School of Medicine says obesity pills don't replace the need for healthy eating habits and exercise.
Washington Post — November 17, 2005
Robert Sharer of the School of Arts and Sciences says the site of a centuries-old assassination doesn’t hold enough clues to reconstruct the events.
Washington Post — November 17, 2005
Michael Eric Dyson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses racial issues and Bill Cosby.
Reuters — November 17, 2005
Flaura Winston of the School of Medicine says children are susceptible to post-traumatic stress following car accidents.
Associated Press — November 16, 2005
Donald Lavan of the School of Medicine says there isn't sufficient evidence to alter his recommendations about coffee to cardo-specific patients.
USA Today — November 16, 2005
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences says that the definition of being too old to marry is being pushed back further and further.
Associated Press — November 15, 2005
The Penn Museum helps to train a new FBI art-crime team.
Associated Press — November 15, 2005
Donald Lavan of the School of Medicine says preliminary findings indicate that smoking bans could improve cardiac and general health in the community as well as in individuals.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 15, 2005
In the final article of a three-part series, Penn is among local institutions spotlighted for international fund-raising activities.
Associated Press — November 14, 2005
A Penn School of Medicine study is cited for their research regarding amounts of C8 found in the population around a chemical plant.
San Diego Union-Tribune — November 14, 2005
Arhtur Caplan of the School of Medicine says even a minor ethical breach can thwart attempts to sponsor stem cell research.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 14, 2005
In the second segment of a three parter, Penn's recruitment of internationally acclaimed scholars is highlighted.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, Mo.) — November 13, 2005
Amy Hillier of the Cartographic Modeling Lab comments on Penn’s food mapping program that traces youth eating habits.
USA Today — November 13, 2005
Daniel Wagner of the Graduate School of Education releases a report commissioned by the World Bank that details project efficiency in third-world countries.
Honolulu Advertiser — November 13, 2005
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says housing the chronically homeless will leave more funds for other homeless groups such as the elderly and unemployed.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 13, 2005
In the first segment of a three-part series, Penn is spotlighted in an analysis of colleges' courtship of foreign students.
Detroit Free Press — November 12, 2005
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an editorial on Sacramento's NBA team showing derogatory pictures of Detroit landscapes during a game.
WNBC-TV (New York) — November 11, 2005
James Serpell of the School of Medicine says dogs’ sense of smell is so acute that they can even detect cancer in some instances.
Associated Press — November 11, 2005
Penn announces that British architect David Chipperfield will lead the re-design of the Penn Museum.
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer — November 11, 2005
Richard Schultz of the School of Arts and Sciences says the success of IVF pregnancies doesn’t preclude problems down the road.

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