Penn in the News

Smithsonian.com — March 13, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences and postdoc student Alessia Ranciaro are featured for their research that ties Africans’ lactose tolerance to the spread of cattle raising.

Philadelphia Tribune — March 13, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares his comments on President Obama’s new government program My Brother’s Keeper.

WNCT-TV (Eastern North Carolina) — March 13, 2014

Penn students who volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in North Carolina are profiled.

Philly.com — March 12, 2014

Frank Leone of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article about regulating e-cigarettes.

National Public Radio — March 12, 2014

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is interviewed about the need to examine the risks of the energy boom.

Postmedia News — March 12, 2014

Americus Reed of the Wharton School discusses branding and marketing via social media.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 12, 2014

Research led by Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — March 12, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the need to support low-income and first-generation students.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 12, 2014

Pinar Yildirim of the Wharton School comments on the popularity of online quizzes.

Time — March 11, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is interviewed.

Huffington Post — March 10, 2014

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains the stages and the body changes that take place during sleep.

Blouin ArtInfo — March 10, 2014

Anthony Elms of the Institute of Contemporary Art speaks about the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 10, 2014

Michael Ashburn of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that more physician training is needed on how to properly use medication to treat pain.

Associated Press — March 9, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how higher pay alone will not solve educational challenges.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 9, 2014

Terri Lipman of the School of Nursing discusses the research of diagnoses of Type 1 diabetes in Philadelphia children.

National Public Radio — March 9, 2014

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Knowing their risk of developing cognitive impairment is very relevant to making plans around retirement and where they live.”

Chicago Tribune — March 9, 2014

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum is quoted about the importance of Duffy’s Cut.

National Public Radio — March 8, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the quality of the Affordable Care Act.

Forbes — March 7, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his comments on the latest jobs report.

Philadelphia Inquirer — March 7, 2014

Chris William Sanchirico of the Law School comments on the effects of lowering a tax rate on multinational corporations.

ARCHIVES TOOLS