“Here and Now” (National Public Radio) — April 23, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses familicide.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Kathy Schultz of the Graduate School of Education says animals may be a valuable resource for children struggling with literacy.
Forbes — April 23, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences provides explanations for violence in Detroit, discussing his book, “The Origins of the Urban Crisis.”
USA Today — April 23, 2009
Penn’s 41-year-low tuition increase is cited.
Associated Press — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says an increase in familicides may indicate a greater societal risk for domestic abuse.
Washington Post — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the role of the breadwinner and how its being threatened might lead to family violence.
WMAR-TV (Baltimore) — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on recent familiacides and their possible link to recession stresses.
USA Today — April 22, 2009
Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine and the Penn Memory Center discusses the link between anti-inflammatory drugs and Alzheimer’s.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 22, 2009
PennPraxis’s contributions to the Delaware waterfront redesign are discussed.
WITF Radio (Harrisburg, Pa.) — April 22, 2009
Robert Giegengack of the School of Arts and Sciences debates the dangers of climate change.
Philadelphia Daily News — April 22, 2009
Terry Adkins of the School of Design receives the Rome Prize in Visual Arts.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 22, 2009
C. Edwin Baker of the Law School offers expert testimony on bankruptcy law.
Chronicle of Philanthropy — April 21, 2009
Jim McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn’s Think Tanks and Civil Society Program comments on Louise Arbour’s appointment to the International Crisis Group.
Wall Street Journal — April 21, 2009
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the roles of private guards being hired for law enforcement.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 21, 2009
Penn receives funding to help reduce public-school dropout rates.
New York Times — April 21, 2009
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes the psychological effectiveness of torture tactics.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 21, 2009
Weiss Tech House’s PennVention is featured alongside Wharton student Daniel Harbuck, inventor of the competition’s winning invention.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 20, 2009
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety is named board member to The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 20, 2009
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety is featured in a profile, and Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the importance of Penn’s security program.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 20, 2009
Dean Emeritus Alan Kelly and Edward Pearce of the School of Veterinary Medicine discuss the contributions of Penn Vet World Leadership Award recipient Frederick Murphy.