Penn in the News

Futurity.org — January 14, 2016

Samuel Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study about obesity and morality.

Newsweek — January 14, 2016

Erick Guerra of the School of Design comments on the impact self-driving cars can have on urban planning and civil engineering.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 14, 2016

Gary Scheib of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was cited and the Abramson Cancer CenterSmilow Center for Translational Research and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine mentioned as sites of Vice President Biden’s visit to campus.

NewsmaxTV — January 14, 2016

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School debates about presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s questionable eligibility.

Washington Post — January 14, 2016

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how there is not enough evidence to know if wearable activity trackers transform health behaviors.

Philly.com — January 13, 2016

Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services is quoted about Amazon opening a new pickup location on campus.

PhillyVoice.com — January 13, 2016

Thomas Leung of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about the concept of ear gauging.

Philly.com — January 13, 2016

A memory café to support Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers is featured.

“Marketplace” — January 13, 2016

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School talks about the St. Louis Rams moving to Los Angeles.

Chronicle of Higher Education — January 13, 2016

Late-night infomercials aren’t the only venue where companies try to lure consumers with money-back guarantees. Now some upstart online-education providers are making the same promise. Udacity, a Silicon Valley-backed provider of MOOCs, announced on Wednesday a new program that guarantees its graduates will land a job in their field within six months of completing the program — or their money back. But there are plenty of caveats.

Washington Post — January 13, 2016

Taylor Jones, a Ph.D. student in the School of Arts & Sciences, is cited for doing linguistics research on how millennials talk.

Newsweek — January 12, 2016

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for his involvement in a project called Good Judgment.

AdAge.com — January 12, 2016

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School is cited for researching how “temporal landmarks” can spark goal-directed activities.

Reuters Health — January 12, 2016

Rahul Kapur of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on those that would benefit from motion-control shoes.

Chicago Tribune — January 12, 2016

The Wharton School was cited in a Bloomberg study on pay gaps between business school graduates.

Washington Post — January 12, 2016

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted about how donating the Philadelphia Daily News, the Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com to a new nonprofit media institute will affect their bottom line. 

Philly.com — January 11, 2016

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of classroom size.

Philly.com — January 11, 2016

Mitchell Berman of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed about consistency in the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding constitutional challenges to race-based preferences in university admissions.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia) — January 11, 2016

Carmen Guerra of the Perelman School of Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center talks about the importance of colon cancer screening.

“The Why Factor,” BBC World Service — January 11, 2016

Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a conversation about hypocrisy.

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