Arts & Humanities


The Drugs Dilemna

December 12, 2010

Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured assessing the situation in an area infested with illegal drugs.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

NBA Ref Racial Bias Redux

December 10, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a paper alleging bias among NBA referees.

Article Source: New York Times

NFL Could Study Effects of College, Pro Football

December 9, 2010

The NFL will consider running a study that would examine whether playing in the league is more likely to result in long-term brain disease than only playing college football. Northwestern University's Hunt Batjer, co-chairman of the NFL's head, neck and spine medical committee, said Thursday that the proposed study would test a group of 100 to 150 former NFL players who are 55 to 65 years old and compare them to "an age-matched and position-matched cohort of football players who played NCAA but not the pros."

Article Source: Associated Press

Stores and Shoppers Turn to Holiday Online Wish Lists

December 9, 2010

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on the marketing tactics and thoughtfulness involved in gift giving.

Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460December 9, 2010

Penn Football Season Began in Tragedy, Ended in Triumph

December 8, 2010

Penn’s football team is featured for its winning 2010 season.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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"Can" the Canned Food Drive for Effective Giving


Katherina Rosqueta

Executive Director, Center for High-Impact Philanthropy

School of Social Policy & Practice

University of Pennsylvania