Penn in the News

BBC News — July 24, 2015

Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science explains how a photodetector sensitive to the “spin” of photons could improve computing.

KFSN-TV (Fresno) — July 24, 2015

Jeffrey Drebin and Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.

Winston-Salem (N.C.) Chronicle — July 23, 2015

Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research that revealed that youth are better able to “manage their anger at school and home to complete their schooling assignments by using cultural strengths.”

World Economic Forum — July 23, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is highlighted as one of the top female economists.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — July 23, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on negotiating for better jobs in the academic world.

New York Times — July 23, 2015

David Skeel of the Law School is quoted.

Huffington Post — July 23, 2015

David Casarett of the Perelman School is mentioned for his book Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.

Newsworks (WHYY, Philadelphia) — July 23, 2015

Photos from the Best Friends Bash sponsored by the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighted.

“Newsworks,” WHYY-Radio (Philadelphia) — July 23, 2015

Edward Stadtmauer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the success of using immunotherapy to treat patients with myeloma.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — July 23, 2015

 

Deborah Mandell of the School of Veterinary Medicine talks about dog fur and how shaving their fur can make a dog hotter.

New York Times — July 22, 2015

Research examining the family goals of Wharton graduates from Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited.

“PBS NewsHour” — July 22, 2015

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on the teacher job market and retention.

Entrepreneur — July 22, 2015

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for studying how people view failures.

Guardian (U.K.) — July 22, 2015

A robot named THORwin, designed by Penn students is featured for winning the “adult-size humanoid” category in the RoboCup soccer final competition.

Mashable.com — July 22, 2015

Doctoral candidate Steve McGill of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted about RoboCup 2015.

Time.com — July 21, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School writes about Hillary Clinton’s profit sharing proposal.

Associated Press — July 21, 2015

Tom Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how the weight of fathers is not on physicians’ radar when monitoring the weight of an expectant and/or new mother.

Huffington Post — July 21, 2015

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for studying teacher retention.

New York Times — July 20, 2015

Jules Lipoff of the Perelman School of Medicine writes a letter to the editor about virtual doctor visits.

U.S. News — July 20, 2015

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School comments on the financial troubles in Puerto Rico.

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