Wharton School

Healthy Labels, Not Stealthy Labels

March 5, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes his opinion about the need for standardized labels on the front of packaged foods.

Article Source: New York Times

Leadership Gains From Diversity in Education

March 4, 2012

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about female leadership in education.

Article Source: Financial Times

Gap and Target Post Strong February Sales

March 1, 2012

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School reviews strong overall retail sales for the month of February.

Article Source: Financial Times

A Splash of Romance in the Search for Paint

February 29, 2012

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School commends Ace Hardware for simplifying the paint choice process.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 28, 2012

Penn Student Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

PHILADELPHIA – University of Pennsylvania senior Eileen Moison has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to spend at least a year at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom pursuing a graduate degree in biochemistry.  Afterwards she plans to continue towards a doctoral degree in biochemistry/molecular biology.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 28, 2012

University of Pennsylvania Announces 2012 Thouron Award Winners

PHILADELPHIA – Seven University of Pennsylvania seniors and a Penn alumna have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.  

The award winners are:

  • Besan Abu-Joudeh, a statistics and international studies major, is applying to the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London to study for an MSc in Political Economy of Development.

 

How to Fix Executive Compensation

February 27, 2012

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School shares his insights on how to reform executive compensation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Firms Aren’t Sure Lin’s a Slam-Dunk

February 24, 2012

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his views of the recent popularity of New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Reconsidering the Stop Online Piracy Act

February 21, 2012

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School shares his perspective on SOPA.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Should Mortgage Rates Even Be Lower?

February 22, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. housing market and mortgage rates.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal