Penn in the News

Business Standard — December 15, 2015

Michael Platt of the Wharton School, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences discusses how primates respond to a reward-donation task.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 15, 2015

An opinion piece by Paul Robinson of the Law School focuses on race relations in the United States.

Washington Post — December 15, 2015

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science pens an op-ed about Internet encryption.

Associated Press — December 15, 2015

Law student Sarah Hughes is highlighted for her accomplishments academically and as an Olympic figure skater.

New Scientist — December 15, 2015

Etienne Benson of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the link between bird droppings and problems with power lines. — December 14, 2015

Abraham Wyner of the Wharton School is cited for conducting an analysis of salary differences between men and women.

Daily Beast — December 14, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a report released by Donald Trump’s health-care provider.

The Atlantic — December 14, 2015

Susan B. Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted on research of mass shootings.

Wall Street Journal — December 14, 2015

David Skeel of the Law School is included in a group of bankruptcy scholars who have come out against possible changes to a Depression-era law.

Dallas Morning News — December 14, 2015

Kelly Allison of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on consuming food at different times of day. — December 14, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about the important of international study.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 14, 2015

Paul Robinson of the Law School pens an article about the Black Lives Matter movement and the impact it could have on improving the U.S. justice system.

NBC News — December 13, 2015

Muslim chaplain Kameelah Rashad talks about black Muslims being excluded from the public imagination of the Islamic community.

Wall Street Journal — December 13, 2015

Peter Fader of the Wharton School comments on dynamic pricing. — December 13, 2015

Despina Kontos of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted as one of the co-authors of a study that revealed breast tissue density might be lower for women who use aspirin. — December 13, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School writes about the debate over net neutrality.

New York Times — December 12, 2015

The University of Wisconsin has become the latest university system to officially affirm the right to free speech and academic freedom for all students amid concerns that academia is trying to protect students from being offended by classroom lectures and discussions. The system’s Board of Regents voted 16 to 2 on Friday to adopt a resolution stating that the university should not shield people from ideas or opinions they find unwelcome or offensive. “These are not just pretty words we are going to put in a brass plaque,” said a regent, José Delgado. “You’ve got to be able to listen hard, even if it hurts.”

Philadelphia Tribune — December 12, 2015

Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts & Sciences is profiled for his latest book, African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World.

Philadelphia Inquirer — December 11, 2015

Yasmin Kafai of the Graduate School of Education wrote an op-ed on the importance for students of learning to code.

Economist — December 11, 2015

Arthur van Benthem of the Wharton School co-writes an article about the EU’s carbon-trading system.