Penn in the News

New York Times — November 12, 2015

Lauren Sallan of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for her research and paper, “Body-size reduction in vertebrates following the end-Devonian mass extinction.” — November 12, 2015

Cindy Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine is mentioned for leading a tour of the Working Dog Center for two senators.

Newsweek — November 11, 2015

Penn Museum’s Katharyn Hanson says, “It is vitally important that we remember that the built cultural heritage of a place is deeply connected to a local population’s sense of identity.”

U.S. News & World Report — November 11, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on racial tensions on college campuses and the lack of action from college presidents.

“Marketplace” — November 11, 2015

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares his thoughts on veterans facing homelessness.

Washington Post — November 11, 2015

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education pens an op-ed about the power of student-athletes of color on college campuses.

CBS Philly — November 11, 2015

The Department of Public Safety honored 5-year-old Logan Mast for donating a gift basket to the department’s K-9 officer.

University City Review — November 11, 2015

Penn students are highlighted for launching the Francophone Community Partnership with Henry Lea Elementary School.

“Hidden Brain,” National Public Radio — November 10, 2015

Research by Katherine Milkman and alumnus Jihae Shin of the Wharton School about how backup plans may cause a person to be less motivated is cited.

Chicago Tribune — November 10, 2015

Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about evidence that supports the theory that Alzheimer’s disease can be worsened by sleep deprivation.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — November 10, 2015

Students are highlighted for participating in the Mr. and Ms. Penn bodybuilding competition.

Philadelphia Inquirer — November 9, 2015

David Asch and Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for studying how monetary incentives can help patients take medicine to help reduce health issues.

Diverse — November 9, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says that southern state governments have a long history of not supporting historically black colleges and universities.

CBS News — November 9, 2015

Rex Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study that revealed the impact of brisk walking on body mass indexes and waist circumference when compared to people who played sports or exercised in the gym.

Earth Magazine — November 9, 2015

Doctoral candidate Emma Harrison and undergraduate student Aria Kovalovich of the School of Arts & Sciences are featured for researching endogeic worms. — November 9, 2015

Mitchell Lazar of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on visceral fat.

New York Magazine — November 9, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his research on ambiversion.

Wall Street Journal — November 9, 2015

Roy Hamilton of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for studying electrical brain stimulation.

Philadelphia Inquirer — November 8, 2015

Rom Schrift of the Wharton School says, “Maybe there’s a sweet spot where we can actually use constraints in a way that will actually help us.”

Huffington Post — November 8, 2015

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for researching how pessimism is not good for health.