Penn President Amy Gutmann Headlines ‘Women Leading Academia’ at 92nd St. Y

In "Our Turn: Women Leading Academia," a panel of four leaders in higher education will discuss their journeys as part of the new American Conversation Series at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 8:15 p.m.

Penn Undergrad Researches 1922 Cushendall Murders and Conspiracy in Northern Ireland

Anna Garson, a junior history and English major from Ardmore, Pa., has unearthed a murder mystery, a government cover-up, and silenced justice in a town about an hour north of Belfast.

Penn Freshman Named 2015-16 National Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Whitney Stewart, a political science major in the College of Arts & Sciences, has earned the Boys & Girls Clubs' highest honor.

Pan-Asian American Community House at Penn Celebrates 15th Anniversary

“Home away from home” is how some University of Pennsylvania students describe the Pan-Asian American Community House, the cultural center for students interested in Asian-American culture and the Asian-American diaspora. PAACH is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year.

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Penn in the news

Audio: Baseball Economics Hits a Homerun for the Mets October 9, 2015 | “Marketplace”

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on New York Mets staff and salary decisions.

How Yahoo’s Marissa Has More Investors Betting on Women October 8, 2015 | CNBC

Research co-authored by Laura Huang of the Wharton School that finds male entrepreneurs are more likely to secure venture capital funding than women is cited.

GSU, PSC Team to Aid Minority Males Get Bachelor’s Degree October 8, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his research and how it influenced the Male Success Initiative.

Do Deals and Exits Aimed at Producing Social Good Sacrifice Returns? October 7, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Christopher Geczy of the Wharton School says, “The tension between profit and social purpose may not be as pronounced as people suggest.”

U.S. Businesses Doing More M&A Deals but Making Same Mistakes October 6, 2015 | Forbes.com

Research on M&A deals conducted by Robert Holthausen of the Wharton School is cited.

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