Penn in the News

ScienceNews — February 9, 2015

Amita Sehgal of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for researching signs of sleep debt.


New York Times — February 8, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School comments on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal.


New York Times — February 7, 2015

J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on top executive positions, talent and luck.


Washington Post — February 7, 2015

Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for research on how social norms emerge and the rise in popularity of certain baby names..


New York Times — February 6, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School co-authors an article about women doing “office housework.”


Philly.com — February 6, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses how she paid for tuition as an undergraduate student and the future of college affordability.


Philadelphia Inquirer — February 6, 2015

Harvey Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine and wife Cindy Friedman are highlighted for traveling with the Botswana-Penn Partnership and buying art to bring back to Philadelphia.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 5, 2015

Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses his research on social trends.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — February 5, 2015

Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is interviewed about parent perspectives on vaccines.


Huffington Post — February 5, 2015

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for their study, “The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness.”


“The Takeaway” — February 5, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As a society, we have to figure out how we regulate this media – what’s the social contract and the role of the FCC in their regulatory oversight?”

New York Times — February 4, 2015

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on how the college advantage gap is widening based on family income.


Huffington Post — February 4, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about how to appropriately request a letter of recommendation.


BigThink.com — February 4, 2015

A study about social trends by Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.


Philadelphia Magazine — February 4, 2015

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design writes about the future of Philadelphia as an energy hub.


U.S. News & World Report — February 4, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on financial literacy and decision-making.


New York Times — February 4, 2015

Susan Ellenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about decisions to offer the drug favipiravir as an Ebola drug treatment.


Huffington Post — February 4, 2015

A collaborative study including the Graduate School of Education’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy about the growing equity gap between low-income and affluent students is cited.


Shape Magazine — February 4, 2015

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying the effect of self-affirmation on health advice.


Chronicle of Higher Education — February 3, 2015

The Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy in the Graduate School of Education is cited for a collaborative report on income inequality in higher education.


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