Penn in the News

Washington Post — January 4, 2016

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on how people are bad at forecasting the future.

New York Times — January 4, 2016

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is the author of this op-ed on determining Hall of Fame ballplayers.

New York Times — January 4, 2016

Neysun Mahboubi of the School of Arts and Sciences is quote on efforts at ‘stability maintenance” and the Chinese court system.

Huffington Post — January 4, 2016

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the connection between science and predicting political turmoil.

ABC News — January 4, 2016

Katherine Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the strategy used in Donald Trump’s first television advertisement.

National Public Radio — January 4, 2016

Research from the Wharton School about New Year’s resolutions as “temporal landmarks” is cited.

Chronicle of Higher Education — January 4, 2016

Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about slacktivism and its discontents.

CNBC — January 4, 2016

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about his predictions for the stock market in 2016.

TheHill.com — January 4, 2016

Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences and Jeffrey Vagle of the Law School pen an op-ed about the history of racial surveillance.

Daily Beast — January 3, 2016

Jami N. Fisher of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on language trends in American Sign Language.

Philadelphia Inquirer — January 3, 2016

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication explains her research and says, “We found that increased brain activity in the medial prefrontal cortex [mPFC] predicts when health material is relevant to an individual.”

New York Magazine — January 3, 2016

Wired to Create, co-authored by Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences, is featured.

Huffington Post — January 1, 2016

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on situations that are disruptive to sleep.

CBS News — January 1, 2016

The Law School’s David Rudovsky comments on the deposition of the Bill Cosby case.

New York Times — December 31, 2015

Shelley Berger of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her research on the DNA of ants.

Engineering.com — December 31, 2015

A TED Talk about haptography by Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted.

Freakonomics.com — December 31, 2015

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School talks about behavioral economics.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 30, 2015

Penn is cited as an area university that has a mashgiac to oversee kosher dining.

BBC — December 30, 2015

Vanessa Ogle of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about calendar reform.

BBC News — December 23, 2015

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her thoughts on an African-American actress being cast as Hermione Granger in the upcoming Harry Potter production.

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