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Penn News Today
News from the University of Pennsylvania for Thursday, August 4, 2016
Michael Platt

Monkey Island

For more than 20 years, PIK Professor Michael Platt has studied the relationships of rhesus macaques on Cayo Santiago, work profiled for autism-research site Spectrum.

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Kathleen Hall Jamieson


On Canadian radio, Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discussed the “unusual” media coverage of this year’s presidential election. (Audio)

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Matthew Levendusky

Political Recap

Matthew Levendusky of Arts & Sciences sat down with Omnia to talk about the most memorable moments of the Republican and Democratic National conventions. (Video)

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Camilo Toro

Interning Abroad

Rising senior Camilo Toro of Boston blogged about finding peace in a busy Indian city, acclimating to a new environment and working at an eye-care medical center.

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Eric VanEpps

Beating Impulse

A study led by Eric VanEpps of Medicine showed that people chose food options with fewer calories when they ordered in advance instead of when already hungry.

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'Silent Epidemic'

A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center reported that few Americans took precautions in the past three months to protect themselves from the Zika virus.

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