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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 22, 2014

Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That

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The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway. As many as three seniors who design and undertake local, national or global engagement projects for the first year following their graduation will be selected for the President’s Engagement Prizes, which consist of $50,000 for living expenses and as much as $100,000 for project implementation expenses.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.

Tackling Cavities in India’s Slums with Xylitol Gum

November 7, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School, 

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 28, 2014

For Penn Student Information Technology Advisors, the Job Provides Life Lessons

Being a student IT advisor at the University of Pennsylvania is not just about helping others. It’s also a learning experience.

Along with a team of professional Penn staff, 80 student information technology advisors offer tech support to students, faculty and staff who reside in all 11 College Houses. 

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 23, 2014

Penn’s 2014 Alumni Honors Include Founder of TED Wurman and Former Trustee Chair Riepe

The University of Pennsylvania will honor distinguished alumni at the 80th Annual Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Oct. 31.

Can the US Health Care System Control Ebola’s Spread?

October 13, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School says, “We do have to step up training.

Article Source: Al Jazeera America

Video: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on Ebola: ‘Panic Is Something We Can’t Afford’

October 13, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School addresses Americans’ concerns about an Ebola

Article Source: “Today,” NBC

Want to Succeed? Give Back

October 9, 2014

Tips about successful giving from Adam Grant of the Wharton School are highlighted.


Article Source: Forbes.com

Flipkart’s Big Billion Sale Fiasco Hands Edge to Competitors Like Amazon, Snapdeal

October 9, 2014

Kartik Hosanagar of the Wharton School writes about Big Billion day and e-commerce in India.

Article Source: Economic Times

Confused by Health-care Options? Philadelphia Start-up Has a High-tech Way To Help

October 8, 2014

The Wharton School’s Jonathan Kolstad and Robert Town, along with Tom Baker&

Innovative Insurance Company Oscar Bidding for N.J. Business

October 7, 2014

Scott Harrington of the Wharton School is quoted about insurance pricing.