Nature.com — March 3, 2016

Martha Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her thoughts on the effectiveness of “smart drugs.”

Inside Higher Ed — March 3, 2016

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on colleges that unofficially offer race-specific counseling to students through multicultural centers.

Philly.com — March 3, 2016

Mina Sedrak of the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn says, “Social media is an untapped resource we might use to boost clinical enrollment.”

Huffington Post — March 2, 2016

Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about violence and brain science.

CBS News — March 2, 2016

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School talks about the legitimacy of crowdfunding.

Forbes.com — March 2, 2016

Z. John Zhang of the Wharton School is quoted about what it means for consumers to purchase items not for functionality but for desirability.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — March 2, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education talks about the financial troubles and expectations of historically black colleges and universities.

“Tavis Smiley,” PBS — March 2, 2016

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about her work in civil rights and her latest book, Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy.

Chronicle of Higher Education — March 1, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on TM2 Executive Search, a new firm that focuses on identifying and placing candidate for top administrative positions at historically black colleges and universities.

“Hidden Brain,” National Public Radio — March 1, 2016

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is highlighted for his new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.

CBS News (Philadelphia) — March 1, 2016

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for monitoring astronaut Scott Kelly during his year in space and his twin brother Mark, back on earth, to compare cognitive differences.

Philadelphia Tribune — March 1, 2016

Undergraduate Brianna Sainte of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for using social media to foster youth participation in the voting process while interning in the Office of Government and Community Affairs.

The Scientist — March 1, 2016

Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about new insomnia drugs.

TheConversation.com — February 29, 2016

Kathy DeMarco Van Cleve of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about recognizing and honoring screenwriters at the Academy Awards.

Associated Press — February 29, 2016

Daniel Hopkins of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the impact of the Obama presidency on the African-American community.

Philly.com — February 29, 2016

Joseph Bavaria of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for being elected president of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for 2016.

New York Times — February 29, 2016

The Grit Scale, developed by Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences, is featured.

New York Times — February 29, 2016

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences critiques testing students on “social-emotional skills” to evaluate school performance.

Philadelphia City Biz List — February 26, 2016

MaryFrance McCourt is featured as the new vice president for finance and treasurer of the University.

Philly.com — February 26, 2016

Nicotine research from the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Nursing is featured.