A 2014 NEJM article "Incidence of Childhood Obesity in the United States" by 2006 alumnus Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham made in onto the Altmetric 2014 Top 100 publications of the year list in 74th place, see more statistics and information about who discussed/cited this work here and also just won The 2015 Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health/Pfizer Young Investigator’s Award for Distinguished Research in Public Health.
A 2014 article by PSC Associates Linda H. Aiken and Matthew D. McHugh (and co-authors) published in The Lancet, "Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine European countries: a retrospective observational study," ranked 27 on the Altmetric 2014 Top 100 Papers, see the press and citations here.
Angela Duckworth is cited in New York Times article about teaching emotional learning.
In an interview on MyFoxPhilly, Camille Charles discussed the situation in Ferguson, MO.
Dennis Culhane and a Penn research team report declines in homelessness.
GGD Alumnus Mikko Myrskylä has just been appointed as Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.
Angela Duckworth is cited in National Geographic article about the difference between Grit and IQ.
Janice Madden is quoted in Penn News article about the Alice Paul Center at Penn.
New PSC Working Paper: Park, Hyunjoon and Jae Kyung Lee. 2014. "Growing Educational Differentials in the Retreat from Marriage among Korean Men." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-5.
Hans-Peter Kohler and Thomas Anderson's research on South Korean fertility published in Asian Population Studies was cited in the Washington Post.
Jerry Jacobs is cited in Time article about work-life balance.
Recent graduate Andrew Stokes discusses his research in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) Blog in an entry entitled: "Explaining the Obesity Paradox" and it his research is also discussed in Reporting On Health.
Hyunjoon Park, Jere R. Behrman and Jaesung Choi's recent article in Demography on single-sex schools in Seoul has been one of the top downloaded articles and is one of the highest ranked articles mentioned in social media. It has been cited in Forbes and The Atlantic.
David Mandell is cited in Wall Street Journal article "Can You Really Afford a New Child?"
Irma T. Elo has been reappointed to the Swedish Initiative for Research on Microdata in the Social And Medical Sciences Scientific Advisory Board (SIMSAM SAB) from September 2014 through August 2015.
Irma T. Elo has been reappointed for a three-year term to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee of the US Census Bureau.
Janice Madden is mentioned in Penn News article about one of her students.
Janice Madden is quoted in Forbes article about the gender wage gap.
David Mandell is quoted Reuters article "Costs of autism add up: study".
Jerry A. Jacobs on "Why the Disciplines Still Matter" in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
2007 Alumnus Ryuichi Kaneko was quoted in this article Wharton article: "The Graying of Japan: Tough Choices on the Population Dilemma."
Jerry Jacobs is cited in Huffington Post article about working parents.
Annette Lareau is interviewed and discusses parenting styles and children’s lives on WHYY's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane.
New PSC Working Paper: Watkins, Susan C., Naomi Rutenberg, Steve Green, Charles Onoko, Kevin White, Nadra Franklin, and Sam Clark. 2014. "'Circle No Bicycle': Fieldwork in Nyanza Province, Kenya, 1994-1995." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-2.
Andrew Stokes' research is highligted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article entitled: "Check Up: New study recalculates weight's effect on mortality risk."
Andrew Stokes is featured in an article in the PennNews entitled "Penn Researcher Finds Mortality Risks of Being Overweight or Obese Are Underestimated."
Jerry A. Jacobs' research on enrollment in STEM fields is discussed in the Chronile of Higher Education.
Matthew McHugh is quoted in New York Times article about nurse education levels affect on death rate.
Paul Allison and fellow collaborators, Gino Cattani, of New York University, and Simone Ferriani, of the University of Bologna, have published a study titled “Insiders, Outsiders, and the Struggle for Consecration in Cultural Fields: A Core-Periphery Perspective” according to a Penn News article. Their research focuses on how winning awards to gain recognition and success is dependent on who you know as much as who is judging.
Arun Hendi is the winner of the 2013 Etienne Van de Walle Prize for the best graduate student paper in demography for his paper "Globalization and Contemporary Fertility Transitions."
Janice Madden is cited in Citylab.com article about the importance of gayborhoods.
Daniel E. Polsky comments in the Almanac & in the LDI Health Economist on the new incubator for health-related investigators formed by three Penn centers which supports interdisciplinary research at Penn.
Loretta S. Jemmott and John Jemmott are featured in Penn News article about a new HIV research in South Africa.
Emilio Parrado is appointed a Penn Fellow.