Penn in the News

HealthDay — October 31, 2005
Daniel Langleben of the School of Medicine says lie-detection tests measuring stress in the GI tract are just as susceptible to false readings as other stress-based lie detection.
Los Angeles Times — October 31, 2005
Stanley Plotkin of the School of Medicine discusses future use of a more quickly produced flu vaccine based on DNA.
Knight Ridder News Service — October 31, 2005
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School says Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito has a habit of voicing minority opinions.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel — October 31, 2005
Marvin Lazerson of the Graduate School of Education authors an opinion piece on the responsibilities surrounding public space.
Philadelphia Inquirer — October 30, 2005
Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says children raised by domestic abusers are the highest percentages of abusers when adults.
Philadelphia Business Journal — October 30, 2005
Joan Hendricks is the new dean of Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine.
Inside Higher Ed — October 28, 2005
Terry Adkins of the School of Design comments on the University of Mississippi's decision to re-design its desegregation memorial.
Associated Press — October 26, 2005
Katrina-displaced Tulane student Josh Solowiejczyk finds time to raise money for New Orleans charities while pursuing his interim studies at Penn.
Associated Press — October 25, 2005
Penn is among institutions helping Philadelphia celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Ben Franklin, Penn's founder.
Los Angeles TImes — October 24, 2005
John Farrar of the School of Medicine discusses the effects of acupuncture.
Forbes — October 24, 2005
Penn's Wharton School tops The Financial Times business school ranking for the fifth consecutive year.
Detroit News — October 24, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says non-consensual medical testing is widely accepted but only under certain circumstances.
Forbes — October 24, 2005
Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine comments on the need for personalized coordination of all treatments for Alzheimer's patients.
Toronto Globe and Mail — October 21, 2005
John Maris of the School of Medicine comments on a mother’s fight to have insurance cover a not-yet-manufactured drug for her son’s treatment.
Chronicle of Higher Education — October 20, 2005
Josh Lauer of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication says consumers buy into SUV marketers’ illusions of safety.
Associated Press — October 20, 2005
President Amy Gutmann discusses the role of the new FBI advisory board on which she is serving.
Associated Press — October 20, 2005
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says we are entering the era of identity risks with stem cell research.
Courier-Post — October 20, 2005
Dawn Bonnell of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and other experts at Penn hold a seminar to confront fears about nanotechnology.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution — October 19, 2005
President Amy Gutmann says colleges and universities must work to be sure needy students get financial aid.
Knight Ridder News Service — October 19, 2005
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says evolution and religion don’t necessarily conflict.