Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 14, 2009
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Educations says racial diversity among teachers is important in developing role models.
Reuters Health — May 14, 2009
Sindhu Srinivas of the School of Medicine is cited for research on gum disease and pregnancy.
“NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” (PBS) — May 14, 2009
Josh Bennett, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, performs for the first lady in HBO’s “Brave New Voices” poetry contest.
New York Times — May 13, 2009
Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing comments on the hardships caused by hospital discharge.
Washington Post — May 13, 2009
Josh Bennett, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is a finalist in the HBO poetry slam contest, “Brave New Voices.”
MSNBC — May 13, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed discussing gene-sequence patents.
MetroKids — May 12, 2009
Terri Lipman of the School of Nursing discusses childhood obesity.
Associated Press — May 12, 2009
Ruben Gur of the School of Medicine provides expert testimony regarding brain damage.
USA Today — May 12, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education discusses collegiate sports teams’ budgets during the recession.
Technology Review — May 12, 2009
Daniel Koditschek of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured showcasing the RiSE four-legged robot that can run and climb.
New York Times — May 12, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says medical trials concerning soldiers are particularly sensitive.
Associated Press — May 12, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education comments on the economic realities facing collegiate athletics programs.
Philadelphia Daily News — May 11, 2009
Larry Sherman of the School of Arts and Sciences is credited with aiding the Philadelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department by creating a recidivism-prediction tool.
National Law Journal — May 11, 2009
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School reflects on his clerking for Supreme Court Justice David Souter.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 11, 2009
Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is featured discussing leadership during recession and is cited for his book, “Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life.”
Philadelphia Magazine — May 11, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says reality shows’ glamorizing of multiple births are often misleading.
VoxAfrica — May 11, 2009
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is credited as lead researcher in a comprehensive study of African genetics.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 10, 2009
Penn is highlighted as undergraduate candidates tour the campus.
New York Times — May 10, 2009
Dean Michael Delli Carpini and doctoral students Elizabeth Roodhouse, Angela Lee and Olesya Venger of the Annenberg School for Communication are cited for research into television coverage of the industry’s downturn.
Associated Press — May 10, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine analyzes the ethics of non-consensual procedures.

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