Wharton School

After 33 Years of Sterling, a Boiling Point

April 28, 2014

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his comments on how the NBA might handle remarks made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Article Source: New York Times

Home-Ownership and the Stalled Economy

April 28, 2014

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the U.S. housing market.

Do You, CEO, Promise to Take Less Risk as Long as You’re the Boss?

April 27, 2014

Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School is interviewed about a collaborative study, “Marriage and Managers’ Attitudes to Risk.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 25, 2014

Penn Student Elected to Society of Women Engineers’ Board of Directors

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Nicole Woon, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to the board of directors of the Society of Women Engineers, an international professional, educational and service society that aims to support women’s entry and advancement through engineering careers, an area where they have been historically underrepresented.

Nicole Woon, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to the board of directors of the Society of Women Engineers.

The Mega Costs of Miracle Drugs

April 25, 2014

Patricia Danzon of the Wharton School discusses the expense of miracle drugs.

What Big Data Can’t Tell Us About Health Care

April 23, 2014

A study led by Jonathan Kolstad of the Wharton School is cited.

Article Source: New Yorker
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 22, 2014

Race and Sports Lecture at Penn Presents ‘Little Ballers’ Film Screening and Discussion

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“Little Ballers” tells the story of four diverse 11-year-old boys and their legendary coach as they set out to win an AAU National Championship. A discussion with Bill Rhoden, The New York Times sports columnist, and “Little Ballers” director Crystal McCrary will follow the screening. The screening and discussion is a presentation of the University of Pennsylvania Annual Race and Sports Lecture, held every year during the Penn Relays. It is sponsored by Penn’s Wharton Sports Business Initiative and Center for Africana Studies.

WHO:             Bill Rhoden, The New York Times sports columnist

Audio: Evidence of Racial, Gender Biases Found in Faculty Mentoring

April 22, 2014

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School discusses her collaborative study on racial and gender disparities found in faculty mentoring.

Democrats Confront Vexing Politics Over the Health Care Law

April 19, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about the miscommunication involved in learning about what the Affordable Care Act offers.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Emanuel: I Don’t Think Census Cooking Books

April 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses sequestration and changes to the Census Bureau’s annual survey.

Article Source: “Morning Joe,” MSNBC