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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 11, 2014

Penn Undergrad Startup Aims to Make Finding Grants Easier

A startup by University of Pennsylvania undergraduates Grace Truong, John Lu and Nick Liu Grant Fellow LLC., Grant Fellow’s website is an online aggregator, search engine and task manager that will streamline and simplify the grant-writing process for universities and nonprofits alike.

By Madeleine Stone  @themadstone

Why Taco Bell Likes to Call Its Workers ‘Champions’

July 31, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School comments on nicknames for job titles.

Article Source: Atlantic

Happy Workers, Richer Companies?

July 28, 2014

Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for a paper titled “The Link Between Job Satisfaction and Firm Value, With Implications for Corporate Social Responsibility.”

Article Source: Atlantic

Audio: Del. Showing Evidence That Insurance Costs Growing More Slowly Under Obamacare

July 24, 2014

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on insurance premiums during the first year of the Affordable Care Act marketplace.

Control: Why We Get Sucked Into Insanity (and Other Intense Workout Programs)

July 23, 2014

Keisha Cutright of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study about using products that require hard work in hopes of gaining personal positive results.

Article Source: WBUR Radio (Boston)

Video: Rising Rents Impact Homeownership

July 22, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses how rising rents might affect first-time homebuyers.

Article Source: CNBC

Attack of the Chicago Climate Change Maggots

July 23, 2014

Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School poses the questions, “Why does it seem more and more disasters are happening? And, as a nation, who’s supposed to pay for them?”

Article Source: Washington Post

The Future of Terrorism Insurance for Corporate America

July 22, 2014

Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School provide commentary on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

Article Source: CNBC

Does Short-term Meditation Work? Here’s What New Research Found

July 18, 2014

Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about co-authoring a study on mindfulness in the workplace.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Regulators Come Up With Own Plan to Coordinate Bank Supervision

July 17, 2014

David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about bank supervision.

Article Source: New York Times