How Target-ed Advertising Strips Away Our Privacy

February 20, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes his thoughts about advertising and privacy.

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Audio: The Eldest Emanuel Brother: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel

February 20, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed.

Article Source: WBEZ Radio (Chicago)

Video: Market Moving Forward

February 21, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the future of the stock market.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | | 215-459-0544February 20, 2012

Penn: New Combo of Chemo and Well-Known Malaria Drug Delivers Double Punch to Tumors

Blocking autophagy -- the process of "self-eating" within cells -- is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.

Why Whitney’s Voice Was so Wonderful

February 18, 2012

Guthrie Ramsey of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts on the death of pop singer Whitney Houston.

Article Source: CNN

George Orwell and the Values Speech That Rick Santorum Would Like to Give

February 19, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences outlines a speech he believes Rick Santorum would like to deliver.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Why Don’t Americans Riot Anymore?

February 20, 2012

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences offers his explanations as to why American cities have not had riots like those in other world cities recently.

Article Source: The Atlantic
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604February 20, 2012

Four Penn Researchers Awarded Sloan Fellowships

PHILADELPHIA — Four University of Pennsylvania faculty members are among this year’s Sloan Fellowship recipients. Since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted yearly fellowships to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them the next generation of scientific leaders.

To qualify, candidates must be nominated by their peers and selected by an independent panel of senior scholars. Each Fellow receives a two-year, $50,000 award to further his or her research.

Penn’s 2012 Sloan Fellows are:

Lack of Financial Literacy Can Hurt Retirement

February 16, 2012

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School answers questions about financial literacy.

Article Source: Reuters

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz: A Rare Liberal Success in Broadcasting

February 16, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on broadcasting liberal views.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times