Penn in the News

Discovery News — May 1, 2009
Jennifer Wegner of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the discovery of a mummified puppy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — May 1, 2009
Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine discusses a discovery of a cache of fossilized dinosaur bones.
Baltimore Sun — May 1, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed on patient research funding.
Associated Press — April 30, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School comments on judicial oversight for large bankruptcy cases.
Associated Press — April 30, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School discusses Chrysler’s filing for bankruptcy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 29, 2009
Peter Fader of the Wharton School says the application market for the iPhone has become a lucrative business.
New York Times — April 29, 2009
Gail Morrison of the School of Medicine says the recession is a boon for medial school applications.
Forbes — April 29, 2009
Stephen Burbank of the Law School and Olivier Chatain of the Wharton School discuss the need for innovation in the traditional law-firm business model.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 28, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis is credited with coordinating a redesign plan for Central Delaware.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 28, 2009
Alums Joyce Meng, Xiang Li and Jennifer Chen of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences and their philanthropist organization Givology are featured amidst praise from President Amy Gutmann and Huntsman Program Executive Director Inge Herman of the Wharton School.
Philadelphia Daily News — April 28, 2009
Julie Thompson, Clint Randall and Jeff Knowles, students in the School of Design, envision the Philadelphia of the future by means of mock blueprints.
Harper’s Magazine — April 28, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the pattern and frequency of national familicides can help in understanding the causes.
Wall Street Journal — April 28, 2009
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School is cited for research on incentive-based employee-health programs.
Harrisburg Patriot-News — April 28, 2009
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on Gov. Edward G. Rendell's proposed Tuition Relief Act.
National Public Radio — April 28, 2009
David Faris, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, authors an op-ed on Texas.
Philadelphia Tribune — April 28, 2009
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says that dire inequities prevent the U.S. from attaining post-racial status.
USA Today — April 28, 2009
P.J. Brennan of the School of Medicine contends that the time needed to prepare and deploy an effective swine-flu vaccination is inadequate.
New Yorker — April 27, 2009
Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences and Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine discuss the potential effects of neuroenhancers.
Washington Post — April 27, 2009
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on incentive-based teacher-retention programs.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 27, 2009
David Brownlee of the School of Arts and Sciences weighs in on a Philadelphia art-ownership debate.

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