Penn in the News

Washington Post — August 9, 2005
Gary Foster of the School of Medicine indicates that we can learn from the downfall of the Atkins diet not to always trust new approaches.
Reuters Health — August 9, 2005
Academics at the University's World Criminology Conference attend a non-traditional summit in which lifers collaborate to address crime prevention.
NPR — August 9, 2005
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School is a guest on "The Diane Rehm Show" to discuss Supreme Court issues and his new novel, "In the Shadow of the Law."
Forbes — August 8, 2005
Helen Pettinati of the School of Medicine addresses the benefits of pharmacotherapy in treating alcoholism.
HealthDay — August 8, 2005
Valerianna Amorosa of the School of Medicine comments on Penn research that has discovered growing obesity in HIV-infected patients.
Chicago Tribune — August 8, 2005
Penn research by Richard Estes of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited as an important gauge for numbers of exploited children.
Newsday — August 8, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine addresses the recent steroid scandal in baseball and other sports.
Chicago Tribune — August 7, 2005
David Skeel of the Law School discusses Federated Department Stores' recent acquisitions and the company's stock-price surge.
Knight Ridder News Service — August 7, 2005
Alex Reiter of the School of Veterinary Medicine is researching potential causes for feline lesions and preventive measures.
New York Times — August 7, 2005
Paul Hendrickson of the School of Arts and Sciences invokes Hemingway’s boat as his muse in an editorial about the late author’s haunts and legacy.
New York Times — August 6, 2005
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests that parents are becoming more like friends than authority figures.
Associated Press — August 5, 2005
Susan Watcher of Penn’s Wharton School discusses the rapid increase in baby boomers’ purchasing in remote areas.
Associated Press — August 5, 2005
Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. of the Law School addresses how a politician can cause damage by misrepresenting himself as an informed investigator.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 4, 2005
Laura McNicholas of the School of Medicine discusses how a new drug affects recovery from opiate addiction.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — August 4, 2005
Laurie Olin of the School of Design comments on the high quality of the jury selected to choose the Flight 93 memorial.
Chicago Tribune — August 4, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine addresses the high costs and minimal success rate of animal cloning.
American Prospect — August 4, 2005
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School pens an opinion piece about how Supreme Court nominee John Roberts will likely change the makeup of the court.
Los Angeles Times — August 3, 2005
Brian Strom of the School of Medicine addresses drug makers’ response to the pharmaceutical ad blitz on television.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 3, 2005
Ira Harkavy and Penn’s Center for Community Partnerships spearhead a local nutritional education program for youths.
Knight Ridder News Service — August 2, 2005
Albert Kligman of the School of Medicine discusses the viability of age-reduction products.

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