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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 18, 2014

John Legend to Speak at Penn’s 258th Commencement

John Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning soul artist, philanthropist and Penn alumnus will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s Commencement on Monday, May 19, Leslie Laird Kruhly, Vice President and University Secretary announced.

What Makes Older People Happy

February 11, 2014

Cassie Mogilner of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a research paper titled, “Happiness from Ordinary and Extraordinary Experiences.”

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: How Michael Sam Coming Out Might Impact His Paycheck

February 10, 2014

Scott Rosner of the Wharton School discusses how Michael Sam’s decision to reveal that he is gay may hurt his potential earning in the NFL.

Article Source: “Marketplace”

Philly a Hotbed for Academic Study of Sports

February 11, 2014

Scott Rosner and Ken Shropshire of the Wharton School are highlighted for the Wharton Sports Business Initiative.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

What We Can Do for the Next Generation

February 7, 2014

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs.

Article Source: Washington Post

A Social Network That’s Just for College Students

February 6, 2014

Evan Rosenbaum and Matt Geiger from the Wharton School are trying to recapture the early spirit of Facebook.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: CVS Calls It Quits: No More Tobacco Products

February 6, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on smoking being a top health issue in the United States.

Article Source: USA Today

A Solution for Bad Teaching

February 5, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School contributes an op-ed about bad teaching.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 5, 2014

Penn Relay for Life: Student Is ‘All Business’ About Fundraising to End Cancer

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Olivia Nelson from Scotch Plains, N.J., is pulling an “all-nighter” with a purpose, Penn's Relay for Life, March 28-29 at Franklin Field. She hopes to raise $100,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Like most business-savvy freshman enrolled in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Olivia Nelson from Scotch Plains, N.J., is involved in multiple projects, in addition to her studies.

Lack of Cash, Desire to Work Delays Boomers’ Retirement

February 5, 2014

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is quoted about baby boomers living longer in retirement.

Article Source: Boston Globe