Open Learning Initiative Reaches Penn Alumni Online and Around the Globe

Last semester, Penn offered a modified, alumni-exclusive version of “History of the Slave South,” an online course taught by history professor Stephanie McCurry from the School of Arts & Sciences.

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Penn in the news

Why Obama Ignored Housing in State of the Union January 21, 2015 | “MarketWatch”

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s omission of housing in the State of the Union address.

Video: Health Care…Biggest Revolution in 100 Years: Pro January 21, 2015 | CNBC: “On The Money”

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes in the health care industry.

Paid More, Doctors Saw More Medicaid Patients, Penn Study Finds January 22, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on a Penn study on Medicaid reimbursements for physicians and the number of poor patients.

#ExceptionalCareers Series: How to Be a Creative Altruist January 21, 2015 | Huffington Post

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.

Penn to Move Ahead on $77.6M Development January 20, 2015 | Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn is highlighted for plans to build the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.

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