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

Penn Study Maps Road to Cure for Inherited Eye Diseases

May 2, 2010

Eric Pierce of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on treating inherited blindness.

Article Source: Spirit of India

International Admissions Fall

August 20, 2009
For the first time since 2004, admission of international students to U.S. graduate schools has declined, and students from India and South Korea are applying in significantly fewer numbers as well, according to a report released today by the Council of Graduate Schools.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Passage to India

August 6, 2009
Kapil Sibal, minister of human resource development, is pushing to open India to foreign universities hoping to set up campuses there. Blair H. Sheppard, dean of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, is among those pulling for him.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Scandals Lead to Promises of Reform in Australian International Education

August 3, 2009
Little has gone right for Australia's higher-education system this year. This spring a series of brutal attacks on Indian students enrolled in Australian higher-education institutions made international headlines, fraying the once vibrant relationship between the two countries.

India Struggles to Become a Destination for Foreign Students

July 10, 2009
When Chen Jing and her classmates arrived in India two years ago they were shocked to discover that their university served meat only twice a week.
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | | 215-746-6471June 22, 2009

Colleges in 3 States to Set Basics for Degrees

April 8, 2009
In the first American effort of its kind, universities and colleges in Indiana, Minnesota and Utah are starting pilot projects to make sure that degree programs in their states reflect a consensus about what specific knowledge and skills should be taught.
Article Source: New York Times