Penn in the News



How Penn Museum Uses the Latest in Science to Conserve the Most Ancient of Artifacts
Philadelphia Inquirer | February 22, 2018
Penn Museum is featured for utilizing new tools and methods such as X ray fluorescence and gel cleaning to conserve ancient artifacts.
Mapping Project to Assess Best, Worst Locations for Philly Safe-injection Site
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) | February 22, 2018
Douglas Wiebe and Sara Solomon of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about leading a group of researchers and community members to help assess possible locations of a safe-injection facility in Philadelphia.
School Safety: What the Experts Say About Preparing for a Shooting
New York Times | February 22, 2018
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety comments on surviving a mass-shooting situation.
Audio: Doctors in China Lead Race to Treat Cancer by Editing Genes
“Morning Edition,” National Public Radio | February 21, 2018
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about China prioritizing the advancement of cancer treatment on a national level.
Armenia Wonders: Are We at Risk From U.S. Sanctions?
Eurasianer.org | February 21, 2018
Mitchell Orenstein of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on foreign relations and the ambiguity behind the current administration’s policies.
Philadelphia, a City Stalked by Overdoses Fights Back
New York Times | February 20, 2018
Benjamin Cocchiaro and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about helping patients struggling with substance abuse who experience withdrawal sickness.
Black Patients With A-fib at Higher Risk of Stroke, Penn Study Finds
Philly.com | February 20, 2018
Rajat Deo of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for finding that black patients with atrial fibrillation are at a higher risk of stroke than white patients. He says, “I strongly believe that we have enough information from our study and others to implement community-based programs for the detection of cardiac arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation and the subsequent initiation of anticoagulation therapy.”
What Medicare Could Learn From Netflix
Wall Street Journal | February 20, 2018
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an op-ed about assessing “risk adjustment” in health care.
A Call for Elite Schools to Redefine ‘Merit’
Diverse | February 19, 2018
Manuel S. González Canché of the Graduate School of Education writes about college and universities with need-blind admissions practices and the need for highly selective education institutions to redefine “merit.”
Trump White House Finally Confronts a Scandal It Can’t Quash With an ‘Alternative Fact’
Huffington Post | February 19, 2018
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses why the alleged domestic abuse story involving former White House staff secretary Rob Porter and his ex-wives persisted in the media.

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