Penn in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education — April 23, 2009
Penn’s graduate programs rank among the top in the nation.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Max Westman, a student in the School of Arts Sciences, wins the Penn Relays decathlon, the first men’s track and field team member to do so since 1932.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Linda Jacobs of the School of Medicine and The Livestrong Survivorship Center for Excellence, and Andy Miller and Carolyn Vachani of the School of Medicine and OncoLink discuss long-term oncology care.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Ravi Amaravadi of the School of Medicine is credited with a unique skin cancer treatment.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Brian Czerniecki of the School of Medicine is featured discussing advanced treatments for breast cancer.
ScienceNOW Daily News — April 23, 2009
David Dinges of the School of Medicine says early-risers experience cognitive decline sooner than night owls.
“Here and Now” (National Public Radio) — April 23, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses familicide.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 23, 2009
Kathy Schultz of the Graduate School of Education says animals may be a valuable resource for children struggling with literacy.
Forbes — April 23, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences provides explanations for violence in Detroit, discussing his book, “The Origins of the Urban Crisis.”
USA Today — April 23, 2009
Penn’s 41-year-low tuition increase is cited.
Associated Press — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says an increase in familicides may indicate a greater societal risk for domestic abuse.
Washington Post — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the role of the breadwinner and how its being threatened might lead to family violence.
WMAR-TV (Baltimore) — April 22, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on recent familiacides and their possible link to recession stresses.
USA Today — April 22, 2009
Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine and the Penn Memory Center discusses the link between anti-inflammatory drugs and Alzheimer’s.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 22, 2009
PennPraxis’s contributions to the Delaware waterfront redesign are discussed.
WITF Radio (Harrisburg, Pa.) — April 22, 2009
Robert Giegengack of the School of Arts and Sciences debates the dangers of climate change.
Philadelphia Daily News — April 22, 2009
Terry Adkins of the School of Design receives the Rome Prize in Visual Arts.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 22, 2009
C. Edwin Baker of the Law School offers expert testimony on bankruptcy law.
Chronicle of Philanthropy — April 21, 2009
Jim McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn’s Think Tanks and Civil Society Program comments on Louise Arbour’s appointment to the International Crisis Group.
Wall Street Journal — April 21, 2009
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the roles of private guards being hired for law enforcement.

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