Wharton School

Audio: Why Homeownership Isn’t Catching Up With the Rest of the Economy

October 30, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses low home ownership rates.

Day in the Life of Penn

On Oct. 21, the University community captured a breadth of moments on campus, from personal to the grand-scale, as part of the fourth iteration of the photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.” The endeavor, led by the Office of University Communications, tapped student, faculty, and staff photographers to document one day’s worth of all aspects of University life.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 28, 2014

For Penn Student Information Technology Advisors, the Job Provides Life Lessons

Being a student IT advisor at the University of Pennsylvania is not just about helping others. It’s also a learning experience.

Along with a team of professional Penn staff, 80 student information technology advisors offer tech support to students, faculty and staff who reside in all 11 College Houses.

How to Define Success for Yourself

October 25, 2014

Richard Shell of the Wharton School shares his suggestions for how to define success on an individual basis.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Do Team Games for Employees Really Improve Productivity?

October 26, 2014

Michael Useem of the Wharton School shares his thoughts about the effectiveness of team games for employees.

Article Source: Newsweek
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 24, 2014

Soccer-playing Student at Penn Scores Goals With a Global Impact

Khadija Tarver is kicking it up a notch -- around the world and on the field as a member of the Penn Women's Soccer Club. All club games are free and open to the public.

Khadija Tarver is making an interdisciplinary impact – on the soccer field, on the environment and through improved global commerce in nations like Guatemala.

Tarver, a 20-year-old junior majoring in environmental studies in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, is now in her third year playing center back for the Penn Women’s Soccer Club.

3 Ways to Fast-track Your Savings

October 22, 2014

Richard Marston of the Wharton School comments on saving for retirement.

Article Source: Money.com

How Companies Prepare for the Worst

October 21, 2014

Michael Useem of the Wharton School suggests that companies should have multiple successors on standby at all times.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 22, 2014

Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.

Why We Should All Care About Obamacare

October 20, 2014

Janet Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Grande&

Article Source: Philly.com