Penn in the News

Wall Street Journal — December 10, 2015

Michael Mandel of the Wharton School authored an op-ed arguing that the biggest driver of rising health-care spending is the cost of labor, not drugs.

New York Times — December 10, 2015

The Institute of Contemporary Art is included in a list of recommended performance art this season.

Forbes — December 10, 2015

Rakesh Vohra of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the pricing structures used in investing software. — December 9, 2015

Angela Bradbury and Beth McCarty Wood of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on Alzheimer’s genetic counseling.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — December 9, 2015

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Donald Trump’s political strategy and remarks regarding the Muslim community.

“Takeaway with John Hockenberry” — December 9, 2015

Muslim Chaplain Kameelah Rashad talks about how the “Trumpisms” have brought the Muslim and Jewish communities together.

CBS MoneyWatch — December 9, 2015

Commentary and research by Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School on divestitures is cited.

CBS News — December 9, 2015

Margaret Casal of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the difficulty in performing in vitro fertilization in dogs.

Atlantic — December 9, 2015

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the misconception that suicide rates rise during holiday time.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 8, 2015

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for leading immunotherapy trials.

Popular Science — December 8, 2015

Orkan Telhan of the School of Design and Karen Hogan of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for collaborating on a desktop machine that automates genetic engineering.

Bloomberg Business — December 8, 2015

Jill Fisch of the Law School says, “Current sales practices create powerful incentives for brokers to act in ways that are not in their customers’ best interest.” — December 8, 2015

Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Of course social media doesn’t push you to risk your life and take to the streets, but it helps the actions of those who take the risk to gain international visibility.”

The Independent — December 7, 2015

Martha J. Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on her studies on academic “smart drugs.”

Kiplinger — December 7, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on the difficulty of estimating and calculating pension liabilities in the public sector. — December 7, 2015

Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the role people who support causes using social media play in activism.

Gizmodo — December 7, 2015

Anna Cabre of the School of Arts & Sciences explains how the oceans offset the rising temperatures of earth.

WHYY Newsworks — December 7, 2015

School of Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim shares her findings on the number of children who are vaccinated. 

The Atlantic — December 7, 2015

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on the voice inflections used when speaking one-on-one with a camera.

Urban Land Magazine — December 7, 2015

A review of a book co-authored by Jonathan Barnett of the School of Design.