Wharton School

The View Is Always the Same on a Hedonic Treadmill

February 5, 2015

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School ar

Article Source: Huffington Post

The Secret of Wealthy Older Adults

February 4, 2015

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on financial literacy and decision-making.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

How Not to Ask for a Recommendation Letter

February 4, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School writes about how to appropriately request a letter of recommendation.

Article Source: Huffington Post

In Net Neutrality Push, F.C.C. Is Expected to Propose Regulating Internet Service as a Utility

February 2, 2015

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on President Obama’s statement on net neutrality and the F.C.C.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Laurie Actman | lactman@upenn.edu | 215-519-2081 February 2, 2015

Penn Center for Innovation Awarded NSF Grant to Foster Entrepreneurship

The Penn Center for Innovation, the University of Pennsylvania’s commercialization organization, announced today that it has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an I-Corps Site to support translation of research areas into the marketplace by providing educational programming, financial support and strategic guidance. 

Super Bowl Ads Were Slightly Less Sexist This Year. Don’t Celebrate Yet.

February 1, 2015

Patricia Williams of the Wharton School comments on sexist advertising.

Article Source: New Republic

Audio: TurboTax Tries to Recover From Price-hike Stumble

January 30, 2015

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on TurboTax’s price increase.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Is It Possible to Accidentally Plagiarize?

January 27, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on why people do not always give credit where it is due.

Article Source: New York Magazine

Audio: ‘Deflate-Gate’ and the Psychology of Cheating in Sports

January 24, 2015

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is interviewed.

Article Source: WBUR Radio (Boston)
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 23, 2015

Four Finalists Compete for the Rights to Commercialize Penn Nanotech in Third Annual Y-Prize

The University of Pennsylvania Y-Prize Competition has announced the four finalists who will battle for $5,000 and rights to commercialize their application of Penn nanotechnology at the third annual Y-Prize Grand Finale.

WHO:

 Penn students presenting business plans for commercializing three different nanotechnology inventions.     

WHAT:

Grand Finale of the Y-Prize, which will award $5,000 and non-exclusive commercialization rights to the winning team.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology
3205 Walnut St.
University of Pennsylvania