Penn in the News

Huffington Post — October 1, 2014

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions writes about similarities and applicable advice for first graders and college freshmen.


BBC News — September 30, 2014

Charles Bailey of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeated courses of antibiotics are linked to childhood obesity.


“Talking Back,” Scientific American — September 30, 2014

Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed.


Diverse — September 30, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying student success at minority-serving institutions such as historically black colleges and universities.


Philadelphia Inquirer — September 29, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Every piece of popular culture is wrestling with changing notions about what matters, what’s right and what’s wrong.”


TheHill.com — September 29, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of context when ranking colleges.


Boston Globe — September 29, 2014

Murray Grossman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains frontotemporal dementia.


New York Times — September 29, 2014

Christine Cain of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on flea outbreaks among pets.


New York Times — September 29, 2014

Uri Simonsohn of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School is cited for reporting on common statistical shenanigans.


BBC Horizon Documentary — September 29, 2014

A documentary about the differences between the male and female brain turns to research conducted by Ragini Verma and Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine.


Philadelphia Inquirer — September 28, 2014

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School comments on how to build new and better habits. Post-doc Brian Galla of the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.


Philly.com — September 28, 2014

Francis Marchlinski and David Frankel of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new kind of “smart” catheter.


Time — September 28, 2014

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his thoughts on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the United States.


Psychology Today — September 26, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about his new book about his late father, J.L. Moreno, a psychodrama and group therapy pioneer.


Wall Street Journal — September 26, 2014

John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the new Apple Pay mobile-payment service.


Philadelphia Inquirer — September 26, 2014

Larry Gladney of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for visiting a local high school for a physics demonstration while delivering a motivating message to the students.


CBS3 News (Philadelphia) — September 26, 2014

The westward expansion of Penn’s home-ownership incentive program is featured.


CBS Philly — September 26, 2014

Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about testing vitamin D injections in addition to aggressive chemotherapy.


Technical.ly Philly — September 26, 2014

Penn Medicine is highlighted for developing apps, such as Connexus, that assist doctors and nurses with patient data.


Philadelphia Inquirer — September 25, 2014

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the root cause of deep poverty.


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