Audio: FlackCheck: Separating Facts From Political Malarkey

January 5, 2012 and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are highlighted for analyzing deceptive political messages.

Bailout Concerns Mounting for Federal Housing Agency

January 3, 2012

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School comments on fears of bailout for the FHA.

Article Source: CNN Money

Look for These 3 Law School Trends in 2012

January 2, 2012

The Law School is mentioned for the J.D./M.B.A. program in three years instead of the traditional four years.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

10 Questions for the Dean of Admissions of the University of Pennsylvania

January 4, 2012

Dean Eric Furda and Patrick Bredehoft of Admissions are featured about the undergraduate admissions process, especially as it applies to students from India.

Article Source: New York Times

Physicians Group Adds Social Media Guidelines to Ethics Manual

January 2, 2012

Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the American College of Physicians’ addition of social media guidelines to its ethics manual.

Shame on Maryland

January 3, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on the treatment of historically black colleges and universities in Maryland.

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | | (215) 898-4045January 4, 2012

Penn Museum 125th Anniversary Celebration, Launch of Online Collections Database

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on the Penn campus in Philadelphia dates its official founding to December 6, 1887. On that date, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania resolved to send “an exploring expedition to Babylonia”—with the stipulation that the University would build “suitable accommodations” to house any artifacts that the first expedition team, and others, would bring back.

African American Children in Mennonite Families Bridge Two Worlds

December 26, 2011

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “There’s a general lack of knowledge about the civil rights movement whether you’re black, white, or green.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Top 10 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Successes of 2011

December 27, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post on the top success stories of 2011 for HBCUs.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | | 215-349-5659January 3, 2012

Penn Researchers Shorten Time for Manufacturing of Personalized Ovarian Cancer Vaccine

PHILADELPHIA -- Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are in the midst of testing a personalized, dendritic cell vaccine in patients with recurrent ovarian, primary peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer – a group of patients who typically have few treatment options.