Penn in the News

Washington Post — January 31, 2016

The bulletin atop a University of Maryland news release was provocative: “Concussion-related measures improved in high school football players who drank new chocolate milk, U-Md. study shows.” But an update posted below that finding in late December added a backpedaling caveat rarely seen from a major research university: “This press release refers to study results that are preliminary and have not been subjected to the peer review scientific process.”

Philly.com — January 30, 2016

The preservation process and removal of Museum artifacts due to the demolition of the Penn Tower complex are highlighted.

PhillyVoice.com — January 29, 2016

Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about the Zika virus.

Los Angeles Times — January 29, 2016

Samuel Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about higher-than-expected death rates among middle-aged white Americans.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — January 29, 2016

Bob Thurlow of the Museum and Patrick Dorris of Penn Medicine talk about the process of preserving museum artifacts amidst the demolition of the nearby Penn Tower.

Philly.com — January 29, 2016

Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine and Michael Weisberg of the School of Arts & Sciences are quoted about the Zika virus.

New York Times — January 29, 2016

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring research on annuities.

Today.com — January 29, 2016

Kathryn Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on increasing formal exercise time.

Associated Press — January 29, 2016

Michael Sinkinson of the Wharton School shares his commentary on the use of paywalls by media organizations.

Russia Direct — January 29, 2016

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for authoring “The Global Go-To Think Tanks Index.”

Philly.com — January 28, 2016

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design and faculty director of the Fels Policy Research Initiative is quoted.

Philly.com — January 28, 2016

Digital archives of the University’s independent student news organization, The Daily Pennsylvanian, are featured.

Wall Street Journal — January 28, 2016

Kamen Simeonov of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for co-authoring a paper that found lower lung cancer incidence among people living at high elevations.

“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 28, 2016

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School and Justin Bekelman, also of Medicine, discuss end-of-life care in America and other countries.

Chicago Tribune — January 27, 2016

Carrie Kovarik of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on teledermatology and encourages follow-up care.

Wall Street Journal — January 27, 2016

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School pens an op-ed on the importance of merging the entrepreneurial journey with a strong curriculum.

CBS News — January 27, 2016

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is cited for speaking out against efforts to extend longevity.

Philly.com — January 27, 2016

 

Doctoral candidate Junhow Wei of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for studying how people who audition for “American Idol” cope with not being selected to become contestants on the show.

Huffington Post — January 27, 2016

Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about body mass index.

Huffington Post — January 27, 2016

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the symbolic power behind an empty podium to represent the absence of Donald Trump at the Iowa Republican debate.

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