Penn in the News

Philly.com — May 3, 2016

Wendell Pritchett and third-year student Max Weiss of the Law School contribute their thoughts on the funding crisis of the School District of Philadelphia in comparison to peer cities.

Wall Street Journal — May 2, 2016

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School writes about a pilot program for elderly Medicare patients which gives them the primary care right where they live.

National Public Radio — May 2, 2016

The hands-on tours at the Ancient Egypt exhibit at the Penn Museum are mentioned.

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

Undergraduates Lauren McCann and Bobby Lundquist are highlighted for a new project, “Dear Penn Freshmen,” that uses letters from upperclassmen to encourage younger students.

Wall Street Journal — May 1, 2016

Laura Huang of the Wharton School says, “Entrepreneurs may or may not actually make good directors — and that is still an empirical question — but this research importantly shows that, regardless, the mere appointment of an entrepreneur is associated with performance and real outcomes.”

USA Today — April 29, 2016

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says, “Cards that don’t make sense for someone’s life won’t be bought in today’s world, so looking for an underserved segment is a terrific growth opportunity.”

New York Times — April 29, 2016

Research about college affordability led by the Institute for Research on Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education is cited.

New York Times — April 29, 2016

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for her book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.

Inside Higher Ed — April 28, 2016

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments about co-authoring a study on college affordability for Americans.

Philly.com — April 28, 2016

Dean Richardson, Barbara Dallap Schaer and Thomas Schaer of the School of Veterinary Medicine are quoted about a new robotic system for taking CT scans of animals while standing.

MarketWatch — April 28, 2016

John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on plummeting Apple iPhone sales in China.

Al Día — April 28, 2016

Undergraduate Alfredo Muniz is featured as one of the 2016 President’s Innovation Prize winners.

Philly.com — April 27, 2016

MBA student Anastasia D’Orazio and Andrew Barnell, and undergraduates Max Reed and Anders Larson are highlighted for participating in the 18th Angel Venture Fair.

Huffington Post — April 27, 2016

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts on presidential candidate Donald Trump’s popularity.

The Hechinger Report — April 27, 2016

Joni Finney of the Graduate School for Education comments on college affordability.

National Public Radio — April 27, 2016

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School answers questions about annuities and planning for retirement.

The-Scientist.com — April 27, 2016

Anjan Chatterjee of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “In cognitive neuroscience in general, we’re in a transition period between hypothesis- or theory-driven investigations and data-driven investigations.”

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 26, 2016

Michael Ashburn and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss treating pain while opioid addiction rates rise.

U.S. News & World Report — April 26, 2016

Ronac Mamtani of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading a study that suggests cholesterol levels, not statins, influence colorectal cancer risk.

Forbes.com — April 25, 2016

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited about researching ambiverts.

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