Penn Daily News Service | Feb 12, 2016

Penn in the News

Valley News — February 12, 2016

Dot Porter of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library comments on Penn’s role as co-leader on a project that will digitalize the largest regional collection of medieval and early modern manuscripts in the country.



Philadelphia Inquirer — February 12, 2016

Richard J. Schwab of the Perelman School of Medicine and Penn Sleep Center comments on the link between poor sleep and cardiovascular health.

Entrepreneur — February 12, 2016

The work of Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School the School of Arts and Sciences is discussed in this article on traits of successful leaders.

Washington Post — February 12, 2016

Penn is one of 426 schools that will neither require nor recommend students take the SAT essay portion of the new test.

The New Yorker — February 11, 2016

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences and his work are referenced in this article on human resiliency.

Globe and Mail — February 11, 2016

Edward Monte of School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted on his research into infidelity and why divorce shouldn’t be the first step.

Noteworthy in Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed — February 12, 2016

Male students appear to consistently and significantly overrate the abilities of other male students, whereas female students showed no such bias, according to a new study in the journal PLoS ONE.

New York Times — February 11, 2016

The police in Princeton, N.J., released a dashboard video of the traffic stop of a black Princeton professor that led to her being handcuffed and searched by a white male officer — an encounter that she said left her humiliated and was emblematic of officers’ mistreatment of African-Americans.

Chronicle of Higher Education — February 11, 2016

For five decades, researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles have surveyed the nation's incoming freshmen to learn more about their backgrounds, views, and expectations. Use this interactive graphic to see how their attitudes and self-images have changed since the 1960s, as measured by UCLA's Cooperative Institutional Research Program, part of the Higher Education Research Institute.

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