Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — February 15, 2005
Garrett Fitzgerald, chairman of the Department of Pharmacology, says painkillers such as Celebrex and Vioxx could have helped some patients but became over used.
Reuters — February 14, 2005
Robert Kurzban, assistant professor of psychology, studies speed dating and suggests people's initial reactions to those of the opposite sex do not reflect their preferences.
Washington Post — February 9, 2005
Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance, says rapid growth in the developing world is critical to saving the financial market.
Chicago Tribune — February 9, 2005
In an op-ed, David Skeel, professor of law, discusses ex-CEO's using their faith as a defense for their ethical failures.
Wilmington News Journal — February 8, 2005
Timothy Clark, assistant professor of radiology, says the new procedure to stop problematic uterine fibroids is a nonsurgical, minimally invasive alternative to a hysterectomy.
Christian Science Monitor — February 8, 2005
Ian Lustick, professor of political science, comments on Israeli Prime Minister Sharon and the Israeli-Palestinian situation.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 7, 2005
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics and Carolyn Marvin, professor of communication, say people are able to put aside their differences and remember their time spent with loved ones as everyone unites to watch the Eagles in the big game.
New York Times — February 7, 2005
Nathaniel Persily, assistant professor of law, says that, due to voter preferences becoming more predictable, there is a need to change congressional redistricting laws.
Detroit News — February 4, 2005
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, says President Bush's speech focused on the benefits of the social security plan but not the risks.
Boston Globe — February 4, 2005
Michael Eric Dyson, professor of religious studies, says many hip-hop songs and videos, contain examples of misogyny.
Philadelphia Tribune — February 4, 2005
Joann Mitchell is profiled as the first African-American to serve as chief of staff at Penn.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 2, 2005
Gary Hack, dean of the School of Design, says gambling companies typically earn half their revenue from non-gambling sources, such as restaurant and retail sales.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 2, 2005
Mark Pauly, professor of health care systems, says the risks of medical problems driving an insured family into bankruptcy are rising.
Business Week — January 31, 2005
Jeremy Siegel, finance professor, says productivity will not be enough to offset the rise in the number of retirees.
U.S. News & World Reports — January 31, 2005
Jeremy Siegel, finance professor, says foreign markets and value stocks that pay dividends are the future for investors.
Philadelphia Inquirer — January 31, 2005
Kenneth Shropshire, professor of legal studies, says Philadelphia fan admiration would not be the same if the Eagles had lost the NFC Championship.
Boston Globe — January 31, 2005
Jerome Strauss, director of the Center for Research on Reproduction, says the discovery of the protien Cs is important because it is essential to the male reproductive system.
Record of Bergen County — January 31, 2005
Lee Stetson, dean of admissions, says the key to getting into an Ivy League institution is not just good statistics but also extracurricular activities.
Los Angeles Times — January 28, 2005
Alan Kors, professor of history, says there is a natural and healthy tendency among students to question the piety of their teachers.
Chronicle of Higher Education — January 27, 2005
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, says Terrell Owens' doctor's first concern is his patients's health, not his patient's job.

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