Penn in the News

Philadelphia Business Journal — April 17, 2009
Vice Provost for Research Steven Fluharty says university research has the potential to stimulate the economy through the commercialization of ideas.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 16, 2009
Andrew Thomas McLellan of the School of Medicine is praised for his work on addiction in the midst of his nomination to be deputy director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Wall Street Journal — April 16, 2009
David Skeel of the Law School comments on payouts to lawyers handling large firms’ bankruptcies.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 16, 2009
Susan Nigra Snyder of the School of Design analyzes the rise of the convenience-store model.
Wall Street Journal — April 16, 2009
Stephanos Bibas of the Law School discusses prosecutorial oversight.
KYW-TV (Philadelphia) — April 16, 2009
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences and Marnie Bakerstein of the School of Arts and Sciences’ College of Liberal and Professional Studies detail Penn’s free online course portal, The Open Learning Commons.
Chronicle of Higher Education — April 16, 2009
Laura Perna and students Erin Walsh and Rachél Fester of the Graduate School of Education are credited for their research on parent-child university co-enrollment.
New York Times — April 16, 2009
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the NSA’s track record when dealing with civilian cybersecurity.
Inside Higher Ed — April 15, 2009
Marybeth Gasman and students Valerie Lundy-Wagner and Julie Vultaggio of the Graduate School of Education are credited for research on minorities in graduate-school programs.
Associated Press — April 14, 2009
Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences says recent archeological findings point toward ancient Egyptians’ medicinal ambitions.
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 14, 2009
Richard Beeman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his new book examining the authors of the Constitution: “Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.”
WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — April 14, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the recidivist nature of domestic violence.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 13, 2009
Dean Rebecca Bushnell of the School of Arts and Sciences and Dean Dennis DeTurck of the College participate in the fourth annual College Palooza.
Big Think — April 13, 2009
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy and Practice and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy discusses nonprofits’ survival in the current economic climate.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 12, 2009
Barbara Savage of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes the correlation between Christian holidays and fashion and is cited for her book, “Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion.”
Wilmington News-Journal — April 11, 2009
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the federal stimulus package’s spending time frame.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 11, 2009
Andrew Thomas McLellan of the School of Medicine is named deputy director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — April 10, 2009
Larry Silver of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the sculpture of Christ being installed at New Hope Church.
Inside Higher Ed — April 10, 2009
Penn is cited for being involved in the Say Yes to Education project.
Boston Globe — April 10, 2009
The Wharton School is featured in conjunction with Digital Federal Credit Union’s loan program launch.

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