Wharton School

The Mega Costs of Miracle Drugs

April 25, 2014

Patricia Danzon of the Wharton School discusses the expense of miracle drugs.

What Big Data Can’t Tell Us About Health Care

April 23, 2014

A study led by Jonathan Kolstad of the Wharton School is cited.

Article Source: New Yorker
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 22, 2014

Race and Sports Lecture at Penn Presents ‘Little Ballers’ Film Screening and Discussion

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“Little Ballers” tells the story of four diverse 11-year-old boys and their legendary coach as they set out to win an AAU National Championship. A discussion with Bill Rhoden, The New York Times sports columnist, and “Little Ballers” director Crystal McCrary will follow the screening. The screening and discussion is a presentation of the University of Pennsylvania Annual Race and Sports Lecture, held every year during the Penn Relays. It is sponsored by Penn’s Wharton Sports Business Initiative and Center for Africana Studies.

WHO:             Bill Rhoden, The New York Times sports columnist

Audio: Evidence of Racial, Gender Biases Found in Faculty Mentoring

April 22, 2014

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School discusses her collaborative study on racial and gender disparities found in faculty mentoring.

Democrats Confront Vexing Politics Over the Health Care Law

April 19, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about the miscommunication involved in learning about what the Affordable Care Act offers.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Emanuel: I Don’t Think Census Cooking Books

April 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses sequestration and changes to the Census Bureau’s annual survey.

Article Source: “Morning Joe,” MSNBC

Who Needs Keys? This Siri Hack Can Unlock Your Car

April 17, 2014

Four undergraduates from the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School are highlighted for developing “GoogolPlex,” a Siri hack that helps control other devices.

Article Source: NBC News

How Women Can Use Business Skills to Hone Leadership Skills

April 17, 2014

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School discusses how business school allows “us to even the playing field.”

Article Source: U.S. News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 17, 2014

Computer Users Circumvent Password Security With Workarounds, Penn Led Study Shows

When workers and organizations circumvent computer passwords and security rules, they unwittingly open the door to hackers, according to a study co-authored by Ross Koppel, an adjunct professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Audio: Kraft Hits Refresh Button on Vintage Brands

April 14, 2014

David Reibstein of the Wharton School discusses rebranding tactics.

Article Source: “Marketplace”