David Reibstein of the Wharton School comments on why ads with animals and children are successful.
Penn in the News
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is featured for delivering the address at Penn’s 257th Commencement.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education joins a discussion about historically black colleges and universities attracting more Asian and Latino students.
Lt. Col. Mortimer Lenane O’Connor will receive a posthumous Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania today.
Bobbi Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education discusses the Annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition.
Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and her students are featured for presenting at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Germany.
Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses bariatric surgery.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts on political campaign ads that attacking “custodians of the knowable.”
Trevor Penning of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on finding causes for existing diseases.
James McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences is mentioned for studying think tanks.
The Graduate School of Education has released a new report, “The Changing Face of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.”
Anita Allen of the Law School shares her thoughts on cyber-privacy.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is highlighted for his new book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on hospital billing systems.
Todd Sinai of the Wharton School discusses the housing-market rebound.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about Michigan’s emergency-manager law.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on how weather conditions can affect U.S. retail sales.
Edward Rock of the Law School comments on Penn’s proposed new guidelines on professors’ freelance work for online education companies.
FactCheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is highlighted for its involvement in the fact-checking movement.
The Annual Education Business Plan Competition hosted by the Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation is highlighted.