Penn in the News

Time Magazine — August 17, 2009
Americans are suckers for a good ranking. Give people a copy of the annual U.S. News & World Report on the country's best colleges and you'll have them gloating, sulking and arguing over the results for hours. Ditto for the various lists put out by the Princeton Review. (Should Penn State really be this year's top-ranked party school? What happened, University of Florida?)
New York Times — August 15, 2009
Penn researchers are cited for their study of money’s effect on couples’ happiness.
Wall Street Journal — August 15, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a column on home ownership.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 15, 2009 of the Annenberg Public Policy Center debunks falsehoods surrounding the health-care-reform debate.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 14, 2009
Bob Gutowski and Paul Meyer of Morris Arboretum discuss the summer exhibit, "Out on a Limb,” as well as other Arboretum highlights.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 14, 2009
School of Engineering and Applied Science researchers demonstrate insect robotics at The Academy of Natural Sciences’ Bug Fest.
Reuters — August 14, 2009
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School is cited for her research on property value.
CNN — August 14, 2009
Penn’s Population Studies Center is cited for research on the U.S.’s worldwide health-care ranking.
CBS News — August 14, 2009
Brooks Jackson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and addresses health-care-reform rhetoric.
ABC News — August 14, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses philanthropic strategy.
“Bill Moyer’s Journal” (PBS) — August 14, 2009
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication addresses health-care-reform town-hall meetings.
Inside Higher Ed — August 13, 2009
Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences says there is a lack of social science experts in the top levels of government.
Bloomberg News — August 13, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Penn’s financial condition, and Kristin Gilbertson of Investments discusses Penn’s success with its endowment model.
Associated Press — August 13, 2009
A study by Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine points to exercise as an aid in cancer and heart-attack recovery.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 13, 2009
David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School authors an op-ed on health-care reform.
Arts Journal — August 13, 2009
Penn’s 2009 freshman-orientation project, the study of Thomas Eakins’ 1875 painting “The Gross Clinic,” is praised.
“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central) — August 13, 2009
Mark Devlin of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed on his role in “BLAST,” a documentary on the balloon-born telescope.
U.S. News & World Report — August 13, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences says many iconic American locations have been commercially and socially gentrified.
CNN — August 13, 2009
Emilio Parrado of the School of Arts and Sciences is credited for his study of Mexico’s drug trade.
Philadelphia Inquirer — August 12, 2009
Matt Bengtson of the Penn Go Society is cited for his piano performance at the U.S. Go Congress.