Penn in the News

NBC News — September 17, 2014

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Aggression is one of the most common aspects of severe TBI.”


Los Angeles Times — September 16, 2014

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.

WCAU-TV (Philadelphia) — September 16, 2014

Penn’s homeownership incentive program is highlighted for its expansion.

“The Kojo Nnamdi Show,” WAMU Radio (Washington, D.C.) — September 16, 2014

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks and funding from foreign governments.

Atlantic — September 16, 2014

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the increase in cancers associated with obesity.

The Guardian — September 15, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School explains that there are six strains to the DNA of viral content.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 15, 2014

Amy Clark, Robert Vonderheide, Angela DeMichele and Martha Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about new advances for cancer clinical trials.

Philadelphia Business Journal — September 15, 2014

Penn is featured for expanding the homeownership incentive program.

The American Prospect — September 15, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the power of visual images used by the media.

Washington Post — September 15, 2014

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses data collecting, sharing and privacy.

Philadelphia Inquirer — September 14, 2014

Brian Chow and David Meaney of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Javier Medina of the School of Arts & Sciences and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about optogenetics.

Wall Street Journal — September 14, 2014

David Oslin of the Perelman School of Medicine says the misuse of medications “is a rising problem in seniors as the baby-boom generation ages.”

Wall Street Journal — September 14, 2014

Christos Coutifaris of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the need for more research on in-vitro fertilization.

New York Times — September 14, 2014

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing comments on police procedure in cases of sexual assault.

Business Standard — September 14, 2014

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the U.S.

Hulu.com — September 13, 2014

Vijay Kumar and the GRASP Lab of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for working with flying robots.

Washington Post — September 12, 2014

David Bell of the Wharton School is interviewed about his new book Location is (Still) Everything.

Philadelphia Tribune — September 12, 2014

Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services talks about redesigning the Penn Bookstore to adapt to changing consumer behavior.

TheHill.com — September 12, 2014

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes his thoughts on the need to invest in mental health for children.

Fast Company — September 12, 2014

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School is cited for research showing that white men, especially those with identifiably male names, have advantages over women and minorities.

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