Penn in the News

Washington Post — May 19, 2016

A 2004 poll conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center about Native Americans’ opinions about the Washington Redskins’ name is mentioned.

National Institutes of Health — May 19, 2016

A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center on what Philadelphians think about a Zika vaccine is cited.

Inside Higher Ed — May 18, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on leaders of black colleges in North Carolina speaking out against a bill that would cut tuition and revenue.

Chronicle of Higher Education — May 18, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about encouraging diversity at minority-serving institutions.

IEEE Spectrum — May 18, 2016

Mark Yim and May graduate Foster Collins of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for developing a spherical robot arm with a spiral zipper joint.

Houston Chronicle — May 17, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about new leadership at Texas Southern University.

U.S. News & World Report — May 17, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the lack of diversity in the STEM workforce.

Diverse — May 17, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about a new report titled “Investing in Student Success: The Return on Investment (ROI) of Minority Serving Institutions.”

Washington Post — May 17, 2016

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts on President Obama’s rhetoric in his recent commencement addresses.

Fastcoexist.com — May 17, 2016

Undergraduates Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao are featured as winners of the 2016 Wharton Business Plan Competition.

Chicago Tribune — May 17, 2016

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an article about the need for unbiased medical exams for presidential candidates.

Smithsonian.com — May 17, 2016

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about “grit” and success.

Washington Post — May 17, 2016

David Yaden of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “There have been studies comparing walking in nature with walking in an urban environment and testing people on their mood, different aspects of depression and in some cases, brain scans.”

Education Week — May 17, 2016

Alice Ginsberg, Marybeth Gasman and Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education pen a letter to the editor about the increase in black-male interest in teaching K-12.

New Yorker — May 16, 2016

Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for overseeing the haptics group at the GRASP lab and playing an integral role in the science of replicating touch.

Science Alert — May 16, 2016

Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a healthy weight and says, “BMI as a number alone may not be sufficient to predict health and risk of death.”

Philly.com — May 16, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda is featured as the commencement speaker for the Class of 2016.

Philly.com — May 16, 2016

Robert Inman of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the proposed soda tax to help fund pre-K education in Philadelphia.

PhillyVoice.com — May 16, 2016

Mindy Yang Licurse of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about co-authoring a study about the cost difference of x-rays when taken at private imaging centers or hospitals.

“Newsworks,” WHYY (Philadelphia) — May 16, 2016

United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch is highlighted as the graduation speaker for the Law School’s Class of 2016.

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