Wharton School

Two Steps to a Saner, Sounder Admissions Process

November 2, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for suggesting assessment centers that could be used for colleges to gather comprehensive information about prospective students.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Use This Formula to Quickly Gain Anyone’s Trust

November 2, 2015

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is featured for his new book, Friend & Foe.

Article Source: Fast Company
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194November 2, 2015

Penn-led Research Elucidates Genetics Behind Salmonella’s Host Specificity

Research by a team led by University of Pennsylvania scientists has shown, using genomic techniques, that slight variations in the coding sequence of proteins that bind Salmonella to host cells can determine what type of animal a particular strain infects.

It’s called bird flu for a reason. Particular characteristics about the influenza virus known as H5N1 allow it to primarily affect avifauna, though in some worrying cases the disease has been passed to humans.

Audio: The Fed’s Lack of Clarity Spurs Insecurity

October 28, 2015

Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School comments on unclear signals from the Fed’s messaging.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Can India Really Be the ‘Next China’?

October 27, 2015

Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School is the author of his article on the predicted growth of India.

Article Source: Economic Times

Field Experts Share Significance of 2016 Health-plan Rate Hikes

October 25, 2015

Mark V. Pauly of the Wharton School is included in an expert guide to navigating health insurance options.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How Sunday Night Became the New Monday Morning

October 26, 2015

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is quoted on humans evolving with technology.

Article Source: Boston Globe

VCs Should Treat Investments in Food-tech as Charity & Move On

October 19, 2015

Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School writes about issues in India’s food tech sector.

Audio: What Degrees Are Actually Worth the Cost of College?

October 21, 2015

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School talks about how the cost of college and its sticker price.

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