Penn in the News

National Public Radio — May 11, 2016

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine evaluates insurance mandates for autistic children.

“PBS NewsHour” — May 11, 2016

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about studying college affordability.

Science — May 11, 2016

Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for studying why higher levels of “good” cholesterol may not be good for certain people with a rare mutation.

New York Times — May 10, 2016

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for studying “grit” as a key to success for many people.

“Morning Edition,” National Public Radio — May 10, 2016

Joan DeJean of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her thoughts on Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, French King Louis XV’s chief mistress.

Philly.com — May 10, 2016

Kathleen Brown of the Law School is highlighted for helping a prisoner serving a life sentence win commutation. The Penn Inmate Project, a collaboration with the Department of Corrections is mentioned.

UPI — May 10, 2016

Research about the impact of DNA-folding errors in laboratory-made stem cells conducted by Jennifer Phillips-Cremins and graduate student Jonathan Beagan of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution — May 10, 2016

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the city of Clarkson, Ga. making marijuana possession a low-level offense.

Time — May 10, 2016

Adam Grant of the Wharton School shares tips for workplace success, particularly for millennials and other younger workers.

Philly.com — May 9, 2016

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School pens an op-ed reviewing the reasons behind rising drug prices and whether consumer action can influence pricing.

New York Times — May 9, 2016

Sara Cherry of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the lack of knowledge and research on the Zika virus.

Christian Science Monitor — May 9, 2016

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about the effects of both factual political advertisements and uncorroborated attacks.

Fox News Health — May 8, 2016

Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how common it is for women to be diagnosed with melanoma during pregnancies.

Business Insider — May 8, 2016

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences describes the “Hard Thing Rule” in her new book.

Diverse — May 8, 2016

Kemuel Benyehudah of the Graduate School of Education writes about his experience as a non-traditional student.

New York Times — May 8, 2016

Samuel Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the increased life expectancy rates of black Americans.

New York Times — May 6, 2016

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for exploring the concept of word aversion, particularly about the word “moist.”

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — May 5, 2016

President Amy Gutmann says, “We live in a time that calls for heroes whose lives bear testimony to everything that is kind, that is brave, that is selfless.”

Technical.ly Philly — May 5, 2016

MBA students Siddharth Shah, Shashwata Narain of the Wharton School and graduate student Alexander David of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for creating Fermento, a technology that speeds up the fermentation process in beer production. This was technology was develop in the lab of David Issadore of Engineering.

Scientific American — May 5, 2016

Douglas Jerolmack of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about a study he co-authored on the effect of heavy rainfalls on river erosion.

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