Penn in the News

Slate.com — June 18, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about “vocal fry.”

New York Times — June 18, 2014

Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about going beyond the use of statins in reducing heart attack risk.

“Marketwatch” Wall Street Journal — June 17, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for leading a study titled “Sports Sentiment and Stock Returns.”

New York Times — June 17, 2014

Research about decreased interest in MOOCs from the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Huffington Post — June 17, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School joins a conversation about why it is important to include giving when envisioning the modern American dream.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 17, 2014

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his comments on American seniors victimized by financial scams and how that has become a public-health problem.

HealthDay — June 17, 2014

Jay Giri of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on patients who might be at less risk for bleeding from clot-busting drugs.

Huffington Post — June 17, 2014

Cassie Mogilner of the Wharton School is mentioned for her collaborative study on how happiness varies over a lifetime.

Washington Post — June 16, 2014

A Penn study that analyzed words, phrases and topics collected from Facebook posts is cited.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2014

Gregg Lipschik of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about using a virtual program to review resuscitation techniques.

Philadelphia Inquirer — June 16, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the inclusion of the Amos brothers in the history of Lincoln University.

Inside Higher Ed — June 16, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “It’s a big deal when any low-wage, service employer does anything nice for employees,” in regard to Starbucks’ announcement of offering to pay for its employees to earn bachelor’s degrees.

Chronicle of Philanthropy — June 16, 2014

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how millennials interact and engage with philanthropic causes.

Orlando Sentinel — June 15, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on retail stores creating the best combination for their stores and online distribution.

Wall Street Journal — June 15, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School explains the purpose of corporate bankruptcy.

Bangkok Post (via Agence France-Presse) — June 13, 2014

Daniel Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Penn’s robot soccer team are highlighted.

World Magazine — June 13, 2014

David Skeel of the Law School writes about the skepticism surrounding the notion that massive bailouts saved the economy.

Washington Post — June 13, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about how too much guidance and resources can work as a disservice to students after graduation when they no longer have such resources.

Bejing Radio — June 13, 2014

John Zhang of the Wharton School is interviewed about open online education and MOOCs.

Wall Street Journal — June 12, 2014

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Facebook allowing advertisers to have more user data.

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