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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658August 5, 2011

Ezekiel J. Emanuel Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor at University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a globally renowned bioethicist, will join the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania as the 13th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, beginning Sept. 1. 

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

9 Ways to Be More Optimistic

August 2, 2011

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his study featuring the “Three Good Things” exercise.

Article Source: WomansDay.com

Images of Famine in the Media

August 2, 2011

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on the effect of famine images on society.

Article Source: The World

Amy Winehouse Dead: Should Drug Users Be Vaccinated Against Addiction?

July 27, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his research on drug addiction.

Ceiling's Falling: What the Debt Debate Means to Us

July 28, 2011

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School comments on the federal budget and the debt ceiling debate.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

9/11 Revealed the Benefits of Psychology Are Limited, Review Finds

July 29, 2011

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences notes that intelligence agencies employ scientists to try to predict the behavior of foreign leaders and terrorists, and that their track record has been mixed.

Article Source: New York Times

The Cyber Charter School

August 1, 2011

Frances Rust of the Graduate School of Education addresses socialization of cyber school students.

Article Source: MetroKids Magazine

Mouthwashing Moms Less Likely to Have a Preemie

July 28, 2011

Marjorie Jeffcoat of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about her research.

Article Source: Calgary Herald

ENIAC Still Influencing Enterprise IT 68 Years Later

July 28, 2011

Mitch Marcus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the influence of ENIAC, the world’s first electronic computer, on today’s modern devices.

Article Source: Networkworld.com

Genetics Offers Clues to Kidney Disease in African Americans

July 25, 2011

Duncan Johnstone of the Perelman School of Medicine offers his perspective on why African Americans are more prone to kidney disease and failure.