Penn in the News

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.


The Atlantic — January 19, 2015

Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President says, “There’s a new way of orienting economic development around those most-reliable institutions -- you can say to a hospital or university, ‘you’re not going anywhere, you’re providing great service, but how else are you contributing to the place you call home?’”


Jewish Exponent — January 19, 2015

Kathryn Hellerstein of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for winning the Barbara Dobkin Award for Women’s Studies for her book A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987.


CNBC: “On The Money” — January 18, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses making college more accessible and affordable for students.


Fortune.com — January 17, 2015

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School discusses boundaries that need to be set when going into business with a significant other.


New York Times — January 17, 2015

Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for developing “prolonged exposure therapy.”


Associated Press — January 16, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about the diminishing impact of the State of the Union address.


The Scientist — January 16, 2015

Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine says “Detailed connectome maps of the brain will not only help us understand the differences between how men and women think, but it will also give us more insight into the roots of neurological disorders, which are often sex-related.”


PetMD — January 16, 2015

Gary Smith of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying toxoplasma gondii and schizophrenia.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 15, 2015

Jason Karlawish and Steven Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss researching the risks of developing Alzheimer’s disease.


“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 15, 2015

Adolph Reed of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.


Bloomberg View — January 15, 2015

Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “Women tend to think they have to be the next Einstein before they become a physicist.”


TheHill.com — January 15, 2015

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education contribute their thoughts on minority-serving institutions and President Obama’s free community college proposal.


“Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — January 14, 2015

Irina Marinov of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about climate change.


HuffPost Live — January 14, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education talks about how President Obama’s free community college proposal would not have a negative effect on historically black colleges and universities but would create some changes.


Philadelphia Inquirer — January 14, 2015

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on campus expansion and growth.


New York Times — January 14, 2015

Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on open office floor plans.


Wallethub.com — January 14, 2015

Patricia Rose of Career Services talks about STEM graduates and professions.


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