Reporter's Notebook: India's New Baby Boom

August 4, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses surrogacy practices in India.

Article Source: PBS NewsHour
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460June 10, 2011

Penn Grad Student Utpal Sandesara to Give Talk at Penn Bookstore on 1979 Machhu Dam Disaster in India

PHILADELPHIA – Utpal Sandesara, who is pursuing a medical degree and doctorate in social anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, will present archival research and first-hand accounts of India’s 1979 Machhu Dam disaster at the Penn Bookstore at 36th and Walnut streets Friday, June 17, at 5 p.m.

Sandesara, the son of a Machhu flood survivor, is co-author of "No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The Untold Story of One of History's Deadliest Floods."  

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820July 25, 2011

Penn Professors Study Poverty Alleviation Through Sustainable Community-Based Enterprises in India

PHILADELPHIA — Research from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania indicates that community-based enterprise models can be effective in alleviating poverty, despite changing political and economic climates.

The Search for a World-Class M.B.A.

April 1, 2011

Vice Dean Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School discusses innovation within academia and business-school curriculums.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Why We Need Self Control

December 16, 2010

Monroe Price of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Indian society.

Article Source: Daily Pioneer (India)

Affluent Indians Sending More Students Abroad

October 11, 2010

When Rohit Bhasin recently arrived in India after eight years away, he was taken aback by the number of homes, roads and bridges being built.

Article Source: New York Times

Dalits Are Marching Ahead in Uttar Pradesh

September 26, 2010

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring “Rethinking Inequality: Dalits in UP in the Market Reform Era.”

Article Source: Economic Times (India)

Chief Mentor: Jugaad on the Road to Success

August 31, 2010

Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh, Jitendra Singh and Mike Useem of the Wharton School co-author an op-ed on “jugaad,” a term referring to innovation in India.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jacqueline Posey | | 215-898-6460August 11, 2010

Nine Penn Students and Five Alumni Awarded Fulbright International Exchange Educational Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students and five Penn alumni have been awarded scholarships to participate in Fulbright international educational exchange program.  More than 1,500 U.S. citizens will travel abroad for one year of foreign study in one of 155 foreign countries, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Building Business, The India Way

June 24, 2010

Michael Useem authors an op-ed discussing “The India Way,” a book he and Wharton professors Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh and Jitendra Singh co-authored.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal