Wharton School

Lee for Three: NBA Players No Longer Sitting Silently

November 26, 2014

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on how certain issues inevitably get attention from professional athl

Article Source: Washington Post

Moonlighting No Help to Americans Seeking to Buy a Home

November 25, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says, “We have a lot of young, creditworthy families who are being kept out of the

Article Source: Bloomberg

Powell: Retiree Stats, Etc., to Be Thankful For

November 22, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on being thankful for the Internet.

Article Source: USA Today

Yes, It’s Possible to Be Both An Introvert and An Extravert

November 24, 2014

The Wharton School’s Adam Grant is cited for studying successful salespeople as ambiverts, who are both introverts and extraverts.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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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.