Penn in the News

Business Standard — July 20, 2014

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an article tackling India’s problem with land.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution — July 18, 2014

Undergraduate student Clare Lombardo of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about gifted education.

Science — July 18, 2014

The Penn DARPA project is mentioned, and Michael Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.

Huffington Post — July 18, 2014

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about co-authoring a study on mindfulness in the workplace.

TheHill.com — July 18, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral candidates Thai-Huy Nguyen and Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education blog about a report recently released by the Education Trust entitled “Tough Love: Bottom-Line Quality Standards for Colleges.”

Time — July 17, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School talks about how givers succeed more.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 17, 2014

President Amy Gutmann and Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design are quoted about the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, made possible by a gift from alum Scott Kleinman.

Chronicle of Higher Education — July 17, 2014

Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School are highlighted for publishing a paper titled “Will Video Kill the Classroom Star? The Threat and Opportunity of Massively Open Online Courses for Full-Time MBA Programs.”

New York Times — July 17, 2014

David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about bank supervision.

Today.com — July 17, 2014

Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the risks associated with combining alcohol and energy drinks.

RT.com (Russia) — July 17, 2014

Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts & Sciences discussed about U.S. foreign policy in relation to federalization in Ukraine and Iraq.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek — July 16, 2014

Karl Ulrich and Christian Terwiesch of the Wharton School are highlighted for co-authoring a paper about the financial effects of using video technology for MBA courses.

Wall Street Journal — July 16, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on how the employer-employee relationship has been reduced to a transaction.

Diverse — July 16, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the challenges facing adjunct faculty members at historically black colleges and universities.

HealthDay — July 16, 2014

Charles Leonard and Sean Hennessy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching how potassium supplementation can help heart-failure patients.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 15, 2014

Alan Wein of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses prostate cancer care.

New York Times — July 15, 2014

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School says, “The way this has been framed for a lot of people is that the FCC is trying to change the Internet as we know it.”

Slate.com — July 15, 2014

Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare.

NBC News — July 14, 2014

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School says, “Sometimes women are penalized for initiating negotiations because it goes against the gender role stereotype of being warm and relational.”

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 14, 2014

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions is quoted about Penn’s increase in undergraduate applications.

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