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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 21, 2014

Competition Leads Five Penn Students to Successful Social Entrepreneurship

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A year ago, what started as a “crazy idea” among five University of Pennsylvania students in the off-campus apartment of senior Josh Tycko has turned into a budding social entrepreneurial business that is changing lives – theirs and those of thousands of children in India.

A year ago, what started as a “crazy idea” among five University of Pennsylvania students in the off-campus apartment of senior Josh Tycko has turned into a budding social entrepreneurial business that is changing lives – theirs and those of thousands of children in India.

Looking to Fund Your Business? Ask Your Classmates

November 21, 2014

Patrick FitzGerald of the Wharton School is quoted on the best way to approach setting a new business using university contacts.

Article Source: The Star

The Thrill of the Hunt For Discount Prices

November 20, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School is quoted on customers’ relationships and reactions to in-store sales.

Article Source: New York Times

Hospital Workers Wash Their Hands Less Frequently as Their Shifts Progress

November 20, 2014

Hengchen Dai of the Wharton School comments on hand-washing habits in the medical field.

Article Source: Pharmaceutical Journal
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 20, 2014

‘Giving Tuesday’

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Katherina Rosqueta, an expert from Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy, can weigh in on charitable contributions for "Giving Tuesday," the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 19, 2014

Brainy and Buff on Display at Mr. and Ms. Penn Competition

University of Pennsylvania students can be both brainy and brawny, as the Mr. and Ms. Penn bodybuilding competition demonstrates.

On Nov. 3, Zellerbach Theater was packed with family and friends as 29 contestants vied for the titles.

Companies Seeing the Advantages in Spinoffs

October 15, 2014

Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School is cited for finding that companies that carry out spinoffs have superior stock pe

Article Source: New York Times

A Whole Town in Colorado Pushes to Improve Its Customer Service

October 15, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School mentions an annoyance with customer service.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: The Thrill of the Hunt for Discount Prices

November 18, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on consumers hunting for discount prices.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Seeking the Right to Try

November 18, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about right-to-try laws.

Article Source: U.S. News