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MOOCs Pose No Threat to Business Schools Say Penn Researchers

June 3, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives is quoted about researching massive open online courses and their impact on traditional business-education programs.

Article Source: Financial Times

Disbelief, Shock and Skepticism: Hurricane Gender Study Faces Blowback

June 3, 2014

Robert Meyer of the Wharton School comments on a new study of hurricanes.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Susan McDonnell | susanmcd@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-573-7352June 3, 2014

Business School, Disrupted

May 31, 2014

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School is quoted about business school professors teaching MOOCs.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471 June 3, 2014

Penn Study: Massive Open Online Courses Not a Threat to Traditional Business Schools

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Data from a University of Pennsylvania study of massive open online courses offered by Penn’s Wharton School suggest that MOOCs aren’t a threat to traditional business programs, but rather an opportunity to expand to underserved markets. The findings were published today in the Harvard Business Review.

Data from a University of Pennsylvania study of massive open online courses offered by Penn’s Wharton School suggest that MOOCs aren’t a threat to traditional business programs, but rather an opportunity to expand to underserved markets. The findings were published today in the Harvard Business Review.

Open Internet Is Great; More Broadband Competition Is Better

May 28, 2014

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School is featured for this perspective on more competition among broadband providers.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Why Stocks Are Cheap

May 28, 2014

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about stock prices.

Article Source: CNBC

Buying Insurance Against Climate Change

May 24, 2014

Howard Kunreuther and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School are cited for collaborating on a book, Insurance and Behavioral Economics: Improving Decisions in the Most Misunderstood Industry.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Jonah Berger on the Science Behind Why Things Go Viral

May 27, 2014

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School discusses his findings on how things go viral.

Article Source: Fast Company

Audio: Doing the Laundry for Social Good

May 25, 2014

Jacob Gray of the Wharton School talks about Philadelphia being in the top tier for activity around social entrepreneurs.

Article Source: National Public Radio