Penn in the News



Video: Best-selling Author Adam Grant: The Most Highly-functional Companies Have These 3 Traits
Inc. | February 12, 2018
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is interviewed about his experience visiting the strongest functioning workplaces.
Penn Medicine, Geisinger Patients Can Take Health Records With Them on Their iPhones
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) | February 12, 2018
Michael Restuccia of Penn Medicine comments on how viewing health records on an app could streamline doctor visits, particularly for new patients.
The PhD She Never Knew
Diverse | February 11, 2018
Nichole García of the Graduate School of Education writes an essay about pursuing her doctorate and how her grandmother instilled the importance of education in her from a young age.
For African-American Men, a Physical Injury Can Cause a Lot of Mental Pain
Pacific Standard | February 9, 2018
A study co-authored by Therese Richmond of the School of Nursing about the emotional toll taken on African-American men who are victims of a violent injury is featured.
Biden on Trump Aide Rob Porter: ‘It’s Long Past Due That He Left’
NBC News | February 8, 2018
Joseph Biden of the Penn Biden Center comments on topics in the news. (Video)
Free Lyft May Not Help Poor People Keep Doctor Appointments
Reuters Health | February 8, 2018
Krisda Chaiyachati of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about leading a study that found that giving low-income people free use of ride-sharing services for medical appointments does not affect the no-show rate when compared to patients who have their own means of transportation.
Our Digital Devices May Be Revealing More About Us Than We Realize
NBC News | February 8, 2018
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how digital assistant devices such as Amazon Echo and Google Home collect data and how it is used.
Ask the Experts
WalletHub | February 8, 2018
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School answers questions about credit-card rewards.
HBCUs: Born in the North but Most Needed in the South
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | February 8, 2018
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the first historically black colleges and universities, located in the North.
Do We Really Exist? Believing That the ‘Self’ Is an Illusion Does Not Eliminate the Fear of Death
Newsweek | February 7, 2018
Nina Strohminger of the Wharton School Is quoted about co-authoring a study that revealed that monastic Buddhists were most fearful of death, specifically self-annihilation.