Penn in the News

Los Angeles Times — February 20, 2009
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences says business-improvement districts improve crime rates.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 19, 2009
John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences authors a piece on crime and its impact on the economy.
Time — February 19, 2009
Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s new housing plan.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 19, 2009
Penn is listed as one of the schools chosen to get reduced funding under Senator Piccola’s education plan.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 19, 2009
Denis Kinane is appointed dean of the School of Dental Medicine.
Wall Street Journal — February 19, 2009
Witold Rybczynski of the School of Design and the Wharton School is cited for his book of essays, "My Two Polish Grandfathers."
Minnesota Public Radio — February 19, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book, "Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North.”
Daily Mail (U.K.) — February 18, 2009
John Gearhart of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Medicine comments on experimental stem-cell treatments.
New York Times — February 18, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the dilemmas faced by historically black colleges and universities in today’s economy.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 18, 2009
Samuel Reeves of the Wharton School is cited for his robot design.
Wall Street Journal — February 18, 2009
Stephen Kimmel of the School of Medicine discusses using DNA to create “personalized medicine.”
PBS — February 17, 2009
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured in a Q&A concerning his role in “History Detectives.”
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 17, 2009
Tariro Mupombwa, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for her international outreach work.
C-SPAN — February 17, 2009
President Amy Gutmann leads an economic-crisis discussion featuring faculty from the School of Arts and Sciences, the Law School and the Wharton School.
Reuters — February 16, 2009
Cristina Mariaca, a student in the Wharton School, discusses the economic downturn.
Chronicle of Higher Education — February 16, 2009
John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences authors a column to discuss efforts he and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education are making to help youths deal with violence.
New York Times — February 16, 2009
Richard Schultz of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the risks of in vitro fertilization.
Philadelphia Inquirer — February 15, 2009
Steven Siegel of the School of Medicine and Lina Hartocollis of the School of Social Policy and Practice discuss dissociative identity disorder.
New York Times — February 14, 2009
The Penn Project for Civic Engagement is cited for its role in the Philadelphia city-budget forums.
Palm Beach Post — February 13, 2009
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences says President Obama and former President Reagan share similarities.

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