Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — May 14, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on historically black colleges and universities becoming more diverse.


Huffington Post — May 14, 2015

Undergraduate student Theodore Caputi of the Wharton School reflects on his volunteer experience through the Penn Leadership Training Institute and an Academically Based Community Service Course, “Community-Based Environmental Health.”


New York Times — May 14, 2015

David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for writing about the color constancy hypothesis.


Huffington Post — May 14, 2015

Undergraduate student David Ongchoco of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about his first year of college.


Washington Post — May 13, 2015

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for her research on “grittiness” and children’s success.


Philadelphia Inquirer — May 13, 2015

Nancy Hirschmann of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “Gender is much more of a social category than a biological and sexual category with young people these days.”


Washington Post — May 13, 2015

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says,"At its best, crowdfunding allows communities to work together to help them fill a need that the community has.”


People.com — May 13, 2015

Penn Masala is highlighted for appearing in upcoming movie, Pitch Perfect 2.


Washington Post — May 12, 2015

Doctoral candidate Steven Jasinski of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about studying a new dinosaur whose keen nose made it a formidable predator.


Men’s Health — May 12, 2015

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine suggest the ideal naptime is 20-30 minutes.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 12, 2015

Doctoral candidate Steven Jasinski of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted for helping identify a new species of dinosaur.


CBS News — May 12, 2015

Doctoral candidate Steven Jasinski of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on identifying a new dinosaur species with a keen sense of smell.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 11, 2015

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how difficulty making financial decisions might indicate cognitive aging or a neurodegenerative disease.


Huffington Post — May 11, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book Give and Take and the “power of the ‘5 minute favor.’”


Wall Street Journal — May 11, 2015

Judith Long of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying the effect of peer mentorship of veterans who are on blood sugar control.


Wall Street Journal — May 10, 2015

Undergraduate students, including Peter Zachares of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, are featured for creating DORA, a robot that mimics movements and sends visual information through a virtual reality headset.


NBC News (Philadelphia) — May 10, 2015

Janet Monge of the Museum comments on a person recovered from Duffy’s Cut by a physical anthropologist.


New York Times — May 10, 2015

Penn is mentioned for partnering with Novartis to build a research center to work on genetically altering a patient’s immune cells to battle cancer.


CBC Radio (Canada) — May 10, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about the impact of wearable fitness trackers on exercise behavior.


Philadelphia Magazine — May 10, 2015

Trish HenwoodCarl JuneBruce LevinePablo TebasPhilip JohnsonHarvey RubinRajender ReddyBeatrice HahnMichael Parmacek and Joseph St. Geme of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their individual and collaborative research.


ARCHIVES TOOLS