On the Road, Penn Senior Examines Environmental-Economic Conflict

An interest in journalism led senior Brennan Cusack of Santa Barbara, Calif., on a road trip focused on examining cases of environmental-economic conflict.

Penn Students Express Themselves Through Spoken Word

When members of the spoken word troupe The Excelano Project perform, their fans in the University of Pennsylvania community are spellbound by what they have to say. 

President Gutmann Announces 2015 President’s Engagement Prize Winners at Penn

President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Awarded annually to Penn students to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate, the President’s Engagement Prizes underscore the high priority that Penn places on educating students to put their knowledge to work for the betterment of humankind. 

Penn Netter Center’s STEM Programs Promote Inclusion and Better Science

Amir Jones, a 10th grade student at West Philadelphia’s Sayre High School, has always had an interest in science, but partnership activities coordinated by Moelis Access Science, a program operated by the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, helped his interests reach a whole new level.

Education, Business & Policy


Penn in the news

The Genius of ‘Want to Grab Coffee?’ April 24, 2015 | Atlantic

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study that revealed that asking advice appears to enhance perceptions of intelligence.

Helping Women and Girls. Period. Part Two. April 22, 2015 | New York Times

The annual Public Policy Challenge hosted by the Fels Institute of Government is mentioned.

Video: Siegel: How the Dow Gets to 20,000 April 21, 2015 | Bloomberg Business

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about the outlook for U.S. stocks and the economy.

The Next Mayor Should Do More Than Just Tweak Business Taxes April 20, 2015 | Philadelphia Daily News

Robert Inman of the Wharton School shares his views on what the next mayor of Philadelphia should focus on in terms of the city’s economy.

This Time, Hillary Clinton Plays Up Her Gender and Key Issues for Women April 20, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Hillary Clinton’s strategy as a female presidential candidate.

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