Politics

Grayson Calls Opponent 'Taliban Dan Webster'

September 27, 2010

Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center analyzes the veracity of political attack ads.

Article Source: Washington Post

Arbitron: Radio Continues to Reach Large Black Audiences

September 24, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says “radio is a format that allows for more freedom to speak to different racial and ethnic communities.”

Article Source: Blackweb 2.0

FBI Drive for Encryption Backdoors Is Déjà Vu for Security Experts

September 27, 2010

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on cryptology regulations.

Article Source: Wired

All Bets Are on as SugarHouse Opens

September 23, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement discusses the implications of a casino in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Vice President Biden Hosts Amy Gutmann

September 21, 2010

 President Amy Gutmann discusses Recovery Act funding at the White House.

Article Source: Associated Press

At White House Meeting, Biden Touts Stimulus Spending on University Research

September 21, 2010

President Amy Gutmann meets with Vice President Biden at the White House to discuss Recovery Act funding.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411September 21, 2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann Meets With Vice President Biden on Stimulus Funding for Research

WASHINGTON -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann attended a meeting at the White House today as an invited guest of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to discuss research funding related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  Also in attendance were White House science advisor John Holdren and five other university presidents.

Does 'Super' Salmon Pass the Sniff Test?

September 20, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on the ethics of genetically engineered foods.

Article Source: MSNBC.com

Holding Elected Officials Responsible for Unemployment

September 21, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for his research on the correlation between oil price and election results.

Article Source: New York Times

4 Out of 10 Uninsured Americans: A) Live in Households Making More Than $50,000 Per Year, and B) Are Between the Ages of 18 and 34

September 17, 2010

Tom Baker of the Law School says tontines could resolve some insurance problems.

Article Source: Bullfax.com