An interest in journalism led senior Brennan Cusack of Santa Barbara, Calif., on a road trip focused on examining cases of environmental-economic conflict.
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 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.
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.
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Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study that revealed that asking advice appears to enhance perceptions of intelligence.
The annual Public Policy Challenge hosted by the Fels Institute of Government is mentioned.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about the outlook for U.S. stocks and the economy.
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.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Hillary Clinton’s strategy as a female presidential candidate.