Wharton School

Cheating Students More Likely to Want Government Jobs, Study Finds

November 18, 2013

Shing-yi Wang of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a study about dishonest individuals entering government service.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Don’t Mess With My ‘Sacred Values’

November 16, 2013

Both of the School of Arts and Sciences Jonathan Baron and Philip Tetlock, also of the Wharton School are cited for studying “sacred values.”

Article Source: New York Times

The Payoff in Waiting to Collect Social Security

November 15, 2013

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is quoted about delaying claiming social security.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 19, 2013

Penn’s AppItUP Challenge Will Culminate With Launch of Five New Companies

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In the AppItUP Challenge, faculty and staff are encourage to submit their ideas for mobile applications, which are then judged by a panel of venture capital partners. The top ten ideas then go on to a public event, where development partners bid for the opportunity to turn the ideas into functional prototypes.

WHO:              Anthony H. Williams
                       Pennsylvania State Senator

G. Richard Shell: Success Includes Trial and Error

November 14, 2013

G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School discusses his book Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success.

Article Source: U.S. News

How Entrepreneurship Extends Boomers’ Careers

November 14, 2013

Ian MacMillan of the Wharton School comments on older entrepreneurs.

Clinton’s Words Put Pressure on Obama to Find Health Law Fixes

November 13, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges.

Article Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 12, 2013

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Offers Best Ways to Help After Typhoon

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a list of the top tips for donors, providing up-to-date information about smart philanthropic ways to help the people in the Philippines.

Criminal Enterprises and Culpable Leaders

November 12, 2013

Amy Sepinwall of the Wharton School contributes her views on criminal enterprises.

Article Source: Washington Post

Penn State, Penn Drawing More Foreign Students

November 12, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel, vice provost for global initiatives, discusses Penn’s commitment to international students.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer