Penn in the News

Huffington Post — April 15, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the student populations of historically black colleges and universities.

ABC Australia — April 15, 2016

Stephen Morse of the Law School comments on considering individual behavior in criminal court cases.

KCRW Radio (Santa Monica, Calif.) — April 15, 2016

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center joins a discussion about the presidential primary in New York.

Slate — April 14, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed on how minorities can find the right fit for college.

Huffington Post — April 14, 2016

The work of Allan Pack of the Perelman School of Medicine on the impact of sleep deprivation is highlighted.

Reuters — April 14, 2016

Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science testifies as a computer security expert about a case between Apple and the FBI.

Los Angeles Times — April 13, 2016

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy is quoted about how tabloids can influence voters.

Quartz.com — April 13, 2016

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for researching how “grit” impacts success.

Philly.com — April 13, 2016

Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors commentary on the losing strategy of Sam Hinkie, former general manager and president of basketball operations of the Philadelphia 76ers.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 13, 2016

Adam Finkel of the Law School comments on a soda tax proposal.

Philly.com — April 13, 2016

Robert Vonderheide and Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted as directors of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.

Self — April 13, 2016

Diane Spatz of the School of Nursing says, “It is almost impossible to access Pasteurized Donor Human Milk, so mothers turn to informal milk sharing or wet-nursing.”

Huffington Post — April 13, 2016

Eve Higginbotham of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about dealing with difficult situations regarding race and diversity.

PhillyVoice.com — April 13, 2016

Elinore Kaufman of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about co-authoring a study of the impact of requiring ignition interlocks in cars for DUI offenders.

Money.com — April 12, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education encourages students to examine a college’s success at graduating African Americans rather than just the overall graduation rate.

Quartz India — April 12, 2016

Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School comments on the benefits of surge pricing.

Philly.com — April 12, 2016

Undergraduate Zoe Blickenderfer of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about physicians “prescribing” children fresh produce which is often supplied by local farmers.

CNBC — April 11, 2016

Katlyn Grasso, a recent alum and 2015 President Engagement Prize winner, talks about improving gender equality in the workplace.

Philly.com — April 11, 2016

Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is mentioned as one of the organizers for a technology symposium on haptics. Graduate student Eric Young of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is pictured and quoted.

New York Times — April 11, 2016

As the news rippled across the web last week that a Long Island student had won admission to all eight Ivy League universities, thousands of people reacted with messages of praise. But when Peter Kang, a high school senior in Chantilly, Va., saw a New York Times article last week about the student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, on his Facebook feed, he grumbled. “This is exactly what is driving down college acceptance rates and making university that much harder to get into,” he wrote on the site, setting off a lively discussion in the comment thread. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/12/us/common-application-saturates-the-college-admissions-market-critics-say.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1

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