Wharton School

GM Enters Harsh Spotlight as U.S. Congress Hearings Begin

April 1, 2014

John Kimberly of the Wharton School shares his comments on congressional hearings on General Motors.

Article Source: Reuters

Obamacare Plans Statement, 7 Million Sign-ups Reached

April 1, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is featured in a video about health-care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Associated Press

Audio: Shop and Charge: Stores Offer Cellphone Charging

March 31, 2014

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School discusses the effectiveness of “ChargeIT Spot” kiosks in retail stores.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

The Morning Ledger: Caterpillar to Defend Its Tax Strategy

March 31, 2014

Jennifer Blouin of the Wharton School comments on congressional investigators and hearings for global corporations.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 28, 2014

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Releases Childhood Obesity Guide

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The Center for High Impact Philanthropy has unveiled a new guide, "Donor Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity: Lessons from Greater Philadelphia," which highlights various approaches to curbing this national epidemic through charitable giving.

In the last 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in adolescents, it has quadrupled. By 2012, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese.

Frustration in Brasilia, Mumbai and Even Ankara Is Palpable

March 25, 2014

Joao Gomes of the Wharton School contributes a blog post.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Can a Corporation Have a Conscience?

March 21, 2014

Amy Sepinwall from the Wharton School authors an opinion piece on a case challenging the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Washington Post

Riding the Tide of MOOCs

March 23, 2014

Statistics from Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School are used in an article on the growing users of online courses. 

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Wharton Adds SiriusXM Channel to Spotlight CEOs, Profs

March 24, 2014

Brandon Lodriguss and Dean Thomas S. Robertson of the Wharton School are quoted on new programming on satellite radio.
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-phillydeals/Wharton-adds-SiriusXM-show-to-spotlight-CEOs-profs.html

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798March 25, 2014

Public Policy Visiting Fellow, jointly sponsored by Annenberg and the PWPPI

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The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative and the Annenberg School for Communication are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new undertaking: a Public Policy Visiting Fellows program.

The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative and the Annenberg School for Communication are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new undertaking: a Public Policy Visiting Fellows program.