Penn in the News

The New Yorker — February 2, 2015

Emily Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for her book The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca.


NextCity.org — January 26, 2015

Penn’s commitment to local engagement and trailblazing role in procurement is cited.


Chronicle of Higher Education — January 26, 2015

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about his experience as a black college professor.


Washington Post — January 25, 2015

Doctoral student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “We now think of chronic stress as a chronic upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system.”


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 25, 2015

Charles Pollack of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a study about reversing the effects of Pradaxa.


WBUR Radio (Boston) — January 24, 2015

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is interviewed.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 23, 2015

Andrew Siegel and Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine write about giving teenagers the power to decide on life-saving treatment for themselves.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 22, 2015

Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on a Penn study on Medicaid reimbursements for physicians and the number of poor patients.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 22, 2015

Bill Hanson of the University of Pennsylvania Health System is quoted about big-data initiatives in medicine.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 22, 2015

Douglas Smith and Robert Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss how a new blood test could indicate severity of concussions.


Forbes.com — January 22, 2015

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for his work with compiling the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 21, 2015

Dominic Sisti and Andrea Segal of the Perelman School of Medicine and Ezekiel Emanuel of PSOM and the Wharton School discuss their thoughts on returning to mental asylums.


Huffington Post — January 21, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.


Washington Post — January 21, 2015

Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for researching how emotional language used on Twitter in specific locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.


CNBC: “On The Money” — January 21, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes in the health care industry.


“MarketWatch” — January 21, 2015

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s omission of housing in the State of the Union address.


HiddenCityPhila.org — January 21, 2015

The design for the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics is highlighted.


Philly.com — January 21, 2015

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine answers questions about the importance of sleep.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 20, 2015

Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching how emotional language used on Twitter in particular locations predicts heart disease rates in those areas.


Philadelphia Business Journal — January 20, 2015

Penn is highlighted for plans to build the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.


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