Penn in the News

Philly.com — July 27, 2015

Brian Rosenwald of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about comedian John Oliver’s influence on politics and public policy.

Time — July 27, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.

New York Times — July 27, 2015

Daniel Soffer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the costs of cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 26, 2015

Wharton undergraduate student Corey Fader is featured for having a condition called avoidant/restrictive food-intake disorder, ARFID. Doctoral student Hannah Zickgraf of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about leading a study on the attitudes and behaviors of adult picky eaters. Martin Franklin of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is also quoted.

New Republic — July 26, 2015

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about Republican president primary strategies.

Philadelphia Inquirer — July 26, 2015

Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine urges people not to fear contagion when others have a poison ivy rash.

News Journal (Delaware) — July 25, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying enrollment at minority-serving institutions.

BBC News — July 24, 2015

Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on computing using light and photo-detector devices.

CNBC — July 24, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on choosing the best retirement plan and how people contribute to it.

BBC News — July 24, 2015

Ritesh Agarwal of the School of Engineering and Applied Science explains how a photodetector sensitive to the “spin” of photons could improve computing.

KFSN-TV (Fresno) — July 24, 2015

Jeffrey Drebin and Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.

Winston-Salem (N.C.) Chronicle — July 23, 2015

Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research that revealed that youth are better able to “manage their anger at school and home to complete their schooling assignments by using cultural strengths.”

World Economic Forum — July 23, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is highlighted as one of the top female economists.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — July 23, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on negotiating for better jobs in the academic world.

New York Times — July 23, 2015

David Skeel of the Law School is quoted.

Huffington Post — July 23, 2015

David Casarett of the Perelman School is mentioned for his book Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.

Newsworks (WHYY, Philadelphia) — July 23, 2015

Photos from the Best Friends Bash sponsored by the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighted.

“Newsworks,” WHYY-Radio (Philadelphia) — July 23, 2015

Edward Stadtmauer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the success of using immunotherapy to treat patients with myeloma.

New York Times — July 22, 2015

Research examining the family goals of Wharton graduates from Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited.

“PBS NewsHour” — July 22, 2015

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on the teacher job market and retention.

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