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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 2, 2014

NROTC Welcomes New Student Leader During Pass-In-Review Ceremony at Penn

During its annual Pass-in-Review ceremony, 64 future Navy and Marine Corps officers saluted the new NROTC battalion commander, Matthew Weber, a rising junior at Wharton.

As part of a long-standing military tradition, 64 future officers in the United States Navy and Marine Corps marched at The Palestra during the annual Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Pass-in-Review ceremon

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 6, 2014

Helping Families Living With Cancer Has Personal Meaning for Penn Student Guy Viner

When Guy Viner learned in 2011 that the University of Pennsylvania was starting a chapter of Camp Kesem, he quickly joined the group. Camp Kesem, with 54 chapters in 27 states, provides a free one-week overnight summer camp for children affected by a parent’s cancer.

Finally, Some Optimism About Obesity

May 4, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-writes an op-ed about obesity rates.

Article Source: New York Times

Our Irrational, Harmful Bias Against the Unemployed

May 2, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on bias against the unemployed.

Article Source: Washington Post

5 Powerful Tips for Getting More Stuff Done

May 2, 2014

Wharton’s Adam Grant is cited for his research trying to motivate employees at a university call center.

Article Source: Time

Pay-TV Field Could Shrink Again with AT&T Interest in DirecTV

May 2, 2014

Gerald Faulhaber of the Wharton School says, “Now cable is all about providing broadband Internet to homes and businesses.”

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

With Free Web Courses, Wharton Seeks Edge in Traditional Programs

April 30, 2014

The Wharton School’s Karl Ulrich, Mauro Guillen and Geoffrey Garrett, incoming dean, are quoted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Audio: Race and Racism in Sports

April 29, 2014

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School talked about the racist remarks made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Why a Sale of PGW Makes Sense

April 27, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School writes about Mayor Nutter’s recent deal to sell Philadelphia Gas Works.

Article Source: Philly.com

The Branding of a Bug: How Heartbleed Became a Household Name

April 28, 2014

Andrea Matwyshyn of the Wharton School comments on the branding of Heartbleed.

Article Source: Bloomberg