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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 22, 2010

Two From Penn Win Marshall Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania seniors, Kristin Hall and GJ Melendez-Torres, have won Marshall Scholarships.

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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386November 22, 2010

Penn IUR Report on Vacant Land Management Released

PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city  $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

Wall Street, the Home of the Vanishing I.P.O.

November 17, 2010

David Hsu of the Wharton School discusses innovation and initial public offerings.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Employers Pickier About Job Applicants' Skills

November 16, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on mismatches between job applicants’ skills and employers’ needs.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Keeping 'Overqualifieds' on Board

November 15, 2010

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on overqualified employees who might consider finding better jobs as the economy slowly loosens up.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

What I Learned While Running the New York Marathon

November 11, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses his experiences after completing the New York Marathon.

Article Source: New York Times

Running New York

November 5, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School blogs about his preparation to participate in the New York marathon.

Article Source: New York Times

Scouting for Future Billionaires

November 4, 2010

David Reibstein of the Wharton School discusses budding entrepreneurs.

Article Source: Forbes

States May Have More Say in Health Law

November 4, 2010

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School discusses how health law is decided upon and how it is implemented.

Article Source: WHYY
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 5, 2010

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Hosts Inaugural Seminar Featuring Newark Mayor

 

            PHILADELPHIA –- The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania will host its inaugural seminar, “Addressing the Needs of Vulnerable Families,” on Monday, Nov. 8, featuring Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., as the keynote speaker.