Our Faculty In The News

Arts and Entertainment

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - David B. Pankratz - Ripple Effects and Advocating for the Arts (4.12.17)

Forbes - Kevin Stein - Oscars 2017: Who Should Win (According To Social Media) (2.24.17)

Crime & Drug Policy

National Affairs - Jonathan Caulkins - A Principled Approach to Taxing Marijuana (6.22.17)

The Washington Post - Jonathan Caulkins - Congress is considering a bill that would expand Jeff Sessions's power to escalate the war on drugs (6.16.17)

Pacific Standard - Jonathan Caulkins - How Supervised Injection Sites Can Save Cities Money (6.6.17)

Florida Times-Union - Jonathan Caulkins - Clay County announces murder and manslaughter arrests in death of 18-year-old-woman who overdosed (5.23.17)

Samefacts.com - Alfred Blumstein - Mandatory sentencing and drug control (5.22.17)

ATTC/NIATx Blog - Jonathan Caulkins - Marijuana Legalization is a Process and We Haven't Reached the Midway Point (5.11.17)

ABC News - Daniel Nagin - Number of people serving life in US prisons is surging, new report says (5.4.17)

Market Intelligence Center - Jonathan Caulkins - The serious investors guide to whacky tobaccy: it's always 420 somewhere (4.24.17)

LA Weekly - Jonathan Caulkins - How Federal Pressure Is Affecting L.A.'s Cannabis Industry (4.10.17)

AllBud - Jonathan Caulkins - What's the next state in line for change (4.2.17)

Newsmax - Jonathan Caulkins - False Narrative of Pot Legalization Ignores Real Hazards (3.22.17)

The Cannabist - Jonathan Caulkins - Federal marijuana law enforcement: What you need to know (3.7.17)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Daniel Nagin - People on the Move (2.27.17)

AL.com - Jonathan Caulkins - Proposed bills would crack down on fentanyl and heorin (2.17.17)

Pacific Standard -  Alexandra Chouldechova - Racial Bias in Criminal Risk Scores is Mathematically Inevitable (2.17.17)

Foreign Affairs - Jonathan Caulkins - High Stakes (2.14.17)

The Crime Report - Jonathan Caulkins - Trump Vows 'Ruthless' Antidrug Fight; Experts Dubious (2.10.17)

The Washington Post - Jonathan Caulkins - In Trump's 'ruthless' vow, experts see a return to the days of the drug war (2.10.17)

The Washington Times - Daniel Nagin - Trump's call for 'feds' in Chicago confounds city leaders, police experts (1.26.17)

VICE - Daniel Nagin - Trump's Promised Crackdown on Gun Crimes Is Coming into Focus (1.26.17)

The Crime Report - Daniel Nagin - Sessions on Gun Cases: Bring More to Federal Courts (1.26.17)

Ganjapreneur - Jonathan Caulkins - Colorado Wholesale Cannabis Price-Per-Pound Has Dropped 25 percent (1.20.17)

Inc. - Jonathan Caulkins - As Price Plummets to Historic Low, Marijuana Entrepreneurs Need to 'Pivot, or Die' (1.19.17)

KPCC-FM Southern California - Jonathan Caulkins - HighQ: What Jeff Sessions means for California's legal marijuana industry (1.13.17)

KCRW-FM Los Angeles - Jonathan Caulkins - The future of hemp in California (1.9.17)

The Huffington Post - Jonathan Caulkins - Fentanyl Overdoses Are Rising And Science Can't Keep Up (1.9.17)

Cybersecurity & Privacy

New Scientist - Alessandro Acquisti - Fake football website reveals what makes us become nasty trolls (5.8.17)

The Economist - Alessandro Acquisti - Data is giving rise to a new economy (5.6.17)

PR Newswire - Andy Wasser - CMU Heinz College and Software Engineering Institute Launch Chief Risk Officer Certificate (4.27.17)

Software Engineering Institute Blog - Denise Rousseau - Three Practice Areas for Using Positive Incentives to Reduce Insider Threat (3.27.17)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education - Alessandro Acquisti - Experts: Tread Lightly Searching Social Media in Hiring Process (3.20.17)

Skuola.net - Alessandro Acquisti - Facezam, l'app che riconosce le persone e le fa trovare su Facebook: bufala o verità? (3.16.17)

monitorulcj.ro - Alessandro Acquisti - Sfârșitul intimității pe internet? FACEZAM (3.16.17)

ict news - Alessandro Acquisti - Ứng dụng tìm Facebook người lạ qua ảnh chỉ là trò chơi khăm (3.16.17)

TechAOMinuto - Alessandro Acquisti - O 'Shazam para caras' é, afinal, um embuste (muito convincente) (3.16.17)

Mashable - Alessandro Acquisti - This creepy Facebook stalking app was a hoax - but it should still scare the hell out of you (3.16.17)

American Banker - Rahul Telang - Podcast: How likely are fraud victims to leave their bank? (2.27.17)

BankInfoSecurity - Rahul Telang - How Fraud Victims 'Punish' Their Banks (2.20.17)

The Register - Rahul Telang - US account holders more likely to switch banks following fraud (2.17.17)

GovInfoSecurity - Randy Trzeciak - A Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats (2.15.17)

GovInfoSecurity - Randy Trzeciak - Post-Manning: Malicious Insider Defenses Evolve (2.6.17)

Note To Self - Alessandro Acquisti - Introducing: The Privacy Paradox (1.30.17)

GovInfoSecurity - Randy Trzeciak - Is Trump Militarizing Civilian Cyber Defense (1.24.17)

Digital Media

Blog Talk Radio - Rahul Telang - Canadian Musician Radio (5.17.17)

The Christian Science Monitor - Michael D. Smith - Netflix nears 100 million subscribers: Why that doesn't mean the end of calble TV (4.19.17)

Multichannel News - Michael D. Smith - ACA Summit: Broadband, Business Services Reshaping Industry (3.30.17)

The Shorthorn - Michael D. Smith - Netflix and chill: Future of entertainment (3.1.17)

Inside Higher Ed - Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang - Does Higher Ed Fit the Narrative of 'Streaming, Sharing, Stealing'? (2.20.17)


Aeon - Alessandro Acquisti - Had a good think lately? (6.14.17) 

U.S. News & Wolrd Report- Ramayya Krishnan - Compare an MBA, Other Management Graduate Degrees (5.11.17)

Emergency Management

The Mercury News - John Flaherty - Opinion: How San Jose needs to prepare for its next flood or other disaster (5.10.17)


forskning.no - Edson Severnini - Dette skjedde da atomkraft ble erstattet med kull (4.6.17)

Smithosonian.com - Edson Severnini - Coal-Fueled Power Plants Linked to Lower Birth Weights in Tennessee Valley (4.6.17)

ZME Science - Edson Severnini - Replacing nuclear power with coal plants may have caused babies to be born one-fourth of a pound lighter (4.6.17)

Novaator - Edson Severnini - Tuumajaamade sulgemine vähendas imikute sünnikaalu (4.5.17)

Der Tagesspiegel - Edson Severnini - Gefährliche Rückkehr zur Kohle (4.5.17)

The Korea Herald - Edson Severnini - Nuclear power is worth saving (4.5.17)

Hindustan Times - Edson Severnini - Rise in coal pollution responsible for low birthweight in newborns (4.5.17)

Channel NewsAsia - Edson Severnini - Nuclear plant shutdowns tied to coal pollution, decreased birth weights (4.5.17)

Smart Cooky - Edson Severnini - Rise in Coal Pollution Linked to Low Birth Weight in American Newborns (4.4.17)

I4U News - Edson Severnini - Coal Power Plants Linked To Low Birgh Weight (4.4.17)

Reuters - Edson Severnini - Nuclear plant shutdowns tied to coal pollution, decreased birth weights (4.4.17)

Digital Journal - Edson Severnini - Study: Surge in coal pollution led to smaller newborns (4.4.17)

Science News - Edson Severnini - When coal replaces a cleaner energy source, health is on the line (4.4.17)

Ars Technica - Edson Severnini - Nuclear power policy in the '80s caused low birth weights after coal stepped in (4.3.17)

Spektrum - Edson Severnini - Schadete Kernkraft-Stilllegung Babys? (4.3.17)

PhysOrg - Edson Severnini - Surge in coal pollution led to smaller newborns: study (4.3.17)

Bloomberg - Edson Severnini - Nuclear Power Is Worth Saving (4.3.17)

The Guardian - Edson Severnini - Switch from nuclear to coal-fired power linked to low birth weight in US region (4.3.17)

Popular Mechanics - Edson Severnini - One More Big Reason We Should Be Worried About Bringing Back Coal (4.3.17)

Environmental Policy

Vox - Karen Clay - I'm a climate change researcher in Pittsburgh. What is Trump talking about? (6.3.17)

Health Care

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Antitrust regulators challenge Sanford Health's N.D. physician group merger (6.23.17)

NWI Times - Martin Gaynor - Experts: NWI hospital merger could face government scrutiny (6.10.17)

Becker's ASC Review - Jeremy Weiss - The ins and outs of data analytics (6.8.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Dallas hospital abruptly closes as independent hospitals flounder in value-based models (6.5.17)

WESA 90.5-FM - Lowell Taylor - If The ACA Was Meant To Give People More Career Felxibility, Will the AHCA Take That Away? (5.22.17)

Governing - Martin Gaynor - A Competition Presciption for Our Health-Care System (5.15.17)

Reuters - Martin Gaynor - Bigger, more expensive healthcare practices not necessarily better (5.12.17)

Healthcare Dive - Martin Gaynor - Geisinger, Highmark announce joint venture (5.12.17)

iHEA - Martin Gaynor - Arrow Award (5.9.17)

Imperial College London - Martin Gaynor - Imperial College Business School Professor wins International award (5.9.17)

Kevin MD - Martin Gaynor - Are nonprofit hospitals a fairy tale? (5.8.17)

Becker's Hospital Review - Rema Padman - 110 women in medtech to know | 2017 (5.8.17)

KDKA-TV - Martin Gaynor - KD/PG Sunday Edition (5.7.17)

Politics PA - Martin Gaynor - Sunday Show Preview: May 7th, 2017 (5.5.17)

PR Newswire - James F. Jordan - Personal Experiences Lead to Life Sciences Breakthroughs (5.3.17)

Healthcare Dive - Martin Gaynor - The care delivery times are 'a-changin': The need for competition in a consolidating hospital industry (5.3.17)

Healthcare Dive - Martin Gaynor - Why Anthem and Cigna can't convince judges they should merge (5.2.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Baptist Memorial and Mississippi Baptist create largest system in the region (5.1.17)

Pittsburgh Business Times - James F. Jordan - PLSG closes second fund at $5.2M (5.1.17)

The Health Care Blog - Martin Gaynor - The Fairy Tale of a Non-Profit Hospital (4.25.17)

RevCycle Intelligence - Martin Gaynor - Boost Healthcare Competition to Drive Down Prices, Up Quality (4.18.17)

KevinMD.com - Martin Gaynor - Hospital mergers don't work (4.14.17)

POLITICO - Martin Gaynor - Morning eHealth (4.14.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Monopolized healthcare market reduces quality, increases costs (4.13.17)

Becker's Hospital Review - Martin Gaynor - Researchers propose new 'competition policy' to fix healthcare's cost, quality issues (4.13.17)

Axios - Martin Gaynor - Why the Blues are Obamacare's 'last man standing' (4.13.17)

Pacific Standard - Amelia Haviland - The Promise and Peril of Free-Market Health-Care Reform (3.22.17)

Penn Live - Martin Gaynor - UPMC's long and sometimes controversial road to Harrisburg (3.20.17)

Roll Call - Martin Gaynor - Trumpcare: Big Bills in Small Towns (3.14.17)

Pittsburgh Business Times - James F. Jordan - Personalities of Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse's James Jordan (3.14.17)

Sky Valley Chronicle - Martin Gaynor - The L.A. Times Brutal Take Down of Paul Ryan's Defense of GOP Replacement Bill For Obamacare (3.14.17)

Los Angeles Times - Martin Gaynor - On Obamacare, Paul Ryan has no idea what he's talking about (3.14.17)

The Street - Martin Gaynor - These Health Care ETFs Could Be in Play with the GOP's ACA Repeal (3.9.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - The big winner in Advocate, NorthShore breakup? Blue Cross (3.8.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Next target: tax breaks for employer plans (3.4.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Cigna reverses course, says Anthem merger should be approved (3.3.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - JAMA: Legislative action needed to improve healthcare competition (3.2.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Employers gear up for next fight after Cadillac tax (3.2.17)

The Health Care Blog - Martin Gaynor - Costs of A Hospital Monopoly in One Underserved County (2.28.17)

The Charlotte Observer - Martin Gaynor - Charlotte's brain surgery battle reveals the fierce, high-dollar competition in health care (2.23.17)

Pittsburgh Business Times - James F. Jordan - Former Carmell CEO returns to PLSG as resident entrepreneur (2.21.17)

Hartford Courant - Martin Gaynor - What's Next For Insurers? Turmoil Remains After Judges Reject Megadeals (2.13.17)

Healthcare Dive - Martin Gaynor - Humana Q4 woes echo throughout payer industry (2.9.17)

POLITICO - Martin Gaynor - With Anthem-Cigna deal blocked, industry takes stock (2.9.17)

Bloomberg - Martin Gaynor - After Two Megadeals Blocked, Health Insurers Plot Next Moves (2.8.17)

Pittsburgh Business Times - James F. Jordan - New venture for former PLSG CEO (2.2.17)

Healthcare Dive - Martin Gaynor - Why the looming Cigna-Anthem merger ruling is different from Aetna-Humana (2.1.17)

Smart Business - James F. Jordan - Who to Watch: Pittsburgh (2.1.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Aetna's antitrust defeat may signal the end of health insurance mega-mergers (1.28.17)

POLITICO - Martin Gaynor - What Tim Price will be asked today (1.24.17)

Los Angeles Times - Martin Gaynor - Judge blocks Aetna-Humana health insuance merger on antitrust grounds (1.23.17)

Advisory Board - Martin Gaynor - 6 experts weigh in on how Obama changed health care (1.19.17)

Modern Healthcare - Martin Gaynor - Post-ACA landscape raises stakes for insurer megamergers (1.5.17)

International & Labor Economics

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - Trump is 'opening a Pandora's box' that could 'vex US exporters for decades' (6.21.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - It already looks like we're going to blow the new NAFTA deal (6.1.17)

Public Radio International - Lee Branstetter - President Trump warns Germany on trade. Economists wonder why? (5.31.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - Trump is putting a massive deal at risk when he messes with Germany (5.31.17)

The Hill - Jeffrey Kupfer - The 4 B's of tax reform: Big, broad, bold and balanced (5.17.17) 

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - Trump's allies see a 'civil war' on trade within his administration, and which side wins is anyone's guess (5.13.17)

Morning Consult - Martin Gaynor - Antitrust Nominee Eyes EU Efforts to Clamp Down on U.S. Tech Firms (5.10.17)

Newswise - Denise Rousseau - Taxpayers Benefit Most When Government Employee Job Satisfaction Is High, Study Finds (5.8.17)

The Hill - Lee Branstetter - America needs a tax plan that will continue its global ascendance (5.3.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - One Congressman's rant just encapsulated the ignorance behind repealing Dodd Frank (5.2.17)

The Hill - Lee Branstetter - Trump gets tough with Canada (4.26.17)

The Market Digest - Lee Branstetter - Trump Gets Tough on Trade with Canada (4.26.17)

Daily Mail - Lee Branstetter - Trump tax plan will include Ivanka's child care credit and infrastructure spending to get Democrats' votes - and not a word about the wall (4.25.17)

Markets Insider - Lee Branstetter - Quite possibly the most unsettling thing anyone in the Trump administration has said about trade (4.25.17)

The Incline - Lee Branstetter - How will self-driving cars affect workers? A Q&A with Carnegie Mellon's Center for the Future of Work (4.25.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - No one is talking about the most insidious part of Trump's lumber tariff (4.25.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - The man who was supposed to be integral to Trump's economic policy appears to be losing influence (4.24.17)

WESA 90.5 FM Pittsburgh - Ayana Ledford - This Nonprofit Is Attempting To Reduce The Wage Gap By Teaching Girls Negotiation Skills (4.17.17)

Global Competition Review - Lee Branstetter - Last chance to be the early bird at GCR Live California (4.13.17)

EconoTimes - Denise Rousseau - Work contracts are a complex web of social and cultural dynamics (4.11.17)

The Market Digest - Lee Branstetter - Trump Warns Americans on Trade Deficit. Is U.S. Losing? (4.5.17)

Korea JoongAng Daily - Lee Branstetter - Fizzling U.S. innovation engine (3.29.17)

EconoFact - Lee Branstetter - Looking for Export Growth in All the Wrong Places (3.29.17)

The Irish Times - Denise Rousseau - Awareness of inherent bias will help avoid bad business decisions (3.24.17)

The Irish Times - Denise Rousseau - CRC a 'significantly better place' after rebuilding, says chief (3.15.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - There's a new 'most dangerous' man in global economics (3.11.17)

Financial Times - Brian Kovak - How the US lost its pioneering spirit (3.10.17)

VOA - Lee Branstetter - China Seeking International Law for State Control of Internet (3.9.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - The guy running Trump's trade policy just wrote a seriously troubling op-ed in The Wall Street Journal (3.6.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - Trump's trade policy violates basic rules of behavior we teach in kindergarten (3.3.17)

KERA News - Lee Branstetter - Trump wanrs of trade deficits. Economists say, who cares? (3.1.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - The clearest part of Trump's economic plan is also the most delusional part (2.27.17)

Trib Live - Lee Branstetter - Foreign investment cited as boon to Pittsburgh-region economy (2.25.17)

PRI - Lee Branstetter - Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA. So what does that really mean? (2.13.17)

The Tartan - Lee Branstetter and Brian Kovak - Carnegie Mellon responds to Trump's immigrant ban (2.12.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - How Trump killed Obama's vaunted trade deal - and why it could affect the US for decades (2.8.17)

WVTF-FM Roanoke - Lee Branstetter - The US tried extra-high tariffs before, in 1930. It was a disaster. (2.1.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - Wall Street is going to regret how lazy it's been on Trumpenomics (1.31.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - The clearest articulation of what Trump wants to do to America's economy comes from one person (1.31.17) 

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - Truth is, someone's going to lose big in Trump's economy - but no one thinks it's them (1.29.17)

Business Insider - Lee Branstetter - 'Trump's plans to finance his wall are going to hit the auto industry like a ton of bricks.' (1.26.17)

IDG Connect - Mark Kamlet - The thorny issue of automation across Latin America (1.18.17)

Smart Cities

Canadian Auto Dealer - Vibhanshu Abhishek - The sharing economy (6.5.17)

Canadian Auto Dealer - Vibhanshu Abhishek - Car sharing good for OEMs: study (4.26.17)

Inverse - Vibhanshu Abhishek - Here's the Reason Car-Sharing Won't Kill the Auto Industry - (2.3.17)

Smart Business - Alexandre Jacquillat - Who to Watch: Pittsburgh (2.1.17)

PA Environment Digest - Rick Stafford - Building A Resilient, Smart & Sustainable Pittsburgh: The Energy-Water Nexus Feb. 16 (1.26.17)

TechRepublic - Jackie Speedy - How universities are helping fill the smart cities talent gap (1.18.17)

Student and Alumni News

The Baltimore Sun - Madeline Gleave, Alexandra Miller, Caitlin Sellers - Transportation officials have a role in human trafficking battle (6.7.17)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Rob Cullen - One big fix for the city schools: more racial integration (5.28.17)

South Pittsburgh Reporter - Ashleigh Deemer - Candidates vie for Council District 4 seat (5.9.17)

Whirl - Kimbery Ellison-Taylor - Faces of Whirl (5.17)

Broadway World - Ayisha Morgan-Lee - Hill Dance Academy Students To Take Master Class With Dance Theatre of Harlem (3.21.17)

All About Beer - Leah Lizarondo - Brewers turn stale bread into beer (Print Only) (2.1.17)

Smart Business - Ketaki Desai and Leah Lizarondo - Who to Watch: Pittsburgh (2.1.17)

PR Newswire - Justin F. Klamerus, M.D., MMM - Justin F. Klamerus, M.D., MMM, appointed President of Karmanos Cancer Hospital (1.17.17)

Technology Management

Forbes - Vibhanshu Abhishek - 5 Takeaways For The C-Suite From 2016's Vote Prediction Debacles (6.5.17)

India West - Ramayya Krishnan - IIT Madras Announces Recipients of Distinguished Alumnus Awards (4.26.17)

India Education Diary - Ramayya Krishnan - IIT Madras celebrates its 58th Institute Day - felicitates distinguished alumni, students, staff and faculty (4.18.17)

Chennai Online - Ramayya Krishnan - Dean Ramayya Krishnan Honored with 2017 IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus Award (3.16.17)

Gulf Times - Ramayya Krishnan - Eminent academics to speak at QCRI forum (3.10.17)

Military Technologies - Rahul Telang - Mobile Marketing Association Announces Industry's First Mobile Video Leadership Forum (3.10.17)

Government Technology - Daniel Nagin - When Big Data Gets It Wrong (3.7.17)

EdTech - Pedro Ferreira - Advanced Batteries Poised to Power Up Higher Education IoT (2.28.17)

WESA 90.5 FM Pittsburgh - Alessandro Acquisti - CMU Partnership Could Bring Artificial Intelligence To Accounting (2.14.17)

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Ramayya Krishnan - Big Four auditor investing $11 million in CMU (1.4.17)