Penn in the News

CNN — May 19, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says familicide may sometimes result from the stigma attached to suicide survivors.
ABC News — May 19, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says philanthropy is largely based upon emotional experience.
New York Times — May 19, 2009
“Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay,” an Institute of Contemporary Art exhibit, is highlighted.
New York Times — May 18, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School authors an op-ed on corporate bankruptcy.
New Yorker — May 18, 2009
Angela Lee Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is credited with research on self control.
Kansas City Star — May 17, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education discusses the impact the recession has had on college sports teams.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 15, 2009
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy and Practice and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy analyzes the role of social media in non-profits.
Philadelphia Daily News — May 14, 2009
Josh Bennett, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, performs “Tamara's Opus” at the Whitehouse for HBO’s “Brave New Voices” poetry contest.
Technically Philly — May 14, 2009
Penn’s Twitter for the 253rd Commencement is featured.
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.

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