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Audio: Separate Is Not Equal; Black Colleges Sue State

December 12, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education weighs in a case involving Maryland’s inadequate funding of its historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Video: Profiling the Kensington Strangler

December 8, 2010

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing discusses developing profiles for suspects based on evidence from assaults.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

How Weight Training Helps Cancer Treatment

December 8, 2010

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine comments on a study that illustrates how weightlifting can help prevent limb swelling after breast-cancer treatment.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Doctor’s Diagnosis Drew Laughs, but It Saved Woman’s Life

December 6, 2010

Josep Dalmau of the School of Medicine is cited for a study that helped identify a rare medical condition.

Article Source: Washington Post

Dying at Home, Surrounded by Family

December 8, 2010

David Casarett of the School of Medicine comments on terminally ill patients and their decisions about the time they have remaining.

Article Source: CNN
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658December 9, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Names Two New PIK Professors: Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock

PHILADELPHIA -- Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock have been appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge professors at the University of Pennsylvania.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.  Both PIK appointments are effective Jan. 1. 

Wharton Faculty Backs Curriculum Overhaul

December 3, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on the major curriculum shift the school will unveil.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

Penn Develops Biomarker Test for Parkinson’s

November 30, 2010

John Q. Trojanowski and Alice Chen-Plotkin of the School of Medicine comment on new developments.

Colleges Are Producing New Style of AIDS Activist

November 30, 2010

Luke Messac, a student in the School of Medicine, is among those protesting the Obama administration’s lack of funding to fight AIDS.

Article Source: New York Times

Lousy Care in Prison Threatens to Undermine Recent Wins Against AIDS

December 1, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine explains why society should care about prisoners with AIDS.

Article Source: MSNBC