Penn in the News

Bloomberg News — October 30, 2014

Theodore Ruger of the Law School comments on the Supreme Court weighing an appeal of the Affordable Care Act.


“On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio — October 30, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses low home ownership rates.


Education Week — October 29, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education talks about statewide ACT and SAT testing and says, “We need to think carefully about what is the right test and if we need more than one.”


Philadelphia Tribune — October 28, 2014

Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted about Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Field of Dreams luncheon.


“Marketplace” — October 28, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of changes to a federal loan program on historically black colleges and universities.


Philly.com — October 27, 2014

Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cognitive decline” after surgery.


Chronicle of Higher Education — October 27, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses why so few black men earn STEM degrees.


Chronicle of Higher Education — October 27, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his comments about black students facing adversity in the classroom.


Chronicle of Higher Education — October 27, 2014

Ryan Charles Hynd of the School of Arts & Sciences is profiled about his journey as a black man in the STEM field.


Business Insider — October 27, 2014

Billionaire undergraduate alumni are featured.


New York Times — October 27, 2014

Patricia Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for volunteering to help treat Ebola.


Newsweek — October 26, 2014

Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his thoughts about the effectiveness of team games for employees.


Wall Street Journal — October 26, 2014

A political survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center is highlighted.


MIT Technology Review — October 26, 2014

Andrew Rappe of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his collaborative research on the performance of ferroelectric materials.


Wall Street Journal — October 25, 2014

Richard Shell of the Wharton School shares his suggestions for how to define success on an individual basis.


United Press International — October 23, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have reconstructed the oldest known human genome.


Philly.com — October 23, 2014

The Law School’s Quattrone Center and its executive director, John Hollway, are cited as a resource for Montgomery County’s district attorney to conduct a review of a prosecution and what changes can be implemented to prevent further mistakes.


Philly.com — October 23, 2014

Beth Wenger of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “To have a woman lead a seminary and lead a movement is still, even in this age, a marker.”


HealthDay News — October 23, 2014

Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on a shift in parents’ attitudes towards children’s exposure to violence and sex in movies.


Philadelphia Tribune — October 23, 2014

A Museum partnership with the School District of Philadelphia is featured.


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