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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 29, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Opens Business Plan Competition Submissions; Top Prize $25,000

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation have announced that the 2011 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is open for submissions.

            Entering its second year, this global competition is the first contest specifically aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and addressing challenges in education.  It is designed to connect social entrepreneurs to venture capitalists and other funders interested in improving education.

5 Takes on the U.S.-China Currency Tensions

October 27, 2010

Jacques deLisle of the Law School shares his perspective on the extent to which China’s currency revaluation will affect U.S. economic recovery.

Article Source: Atlantic

New Database Shows How Much Drug Companies Pay Doctors

October 28, 2010

David Grande of the School of Medicine suggests that marketing has a significant impact on doctors and pharmaceutical sales.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philippines Calls Myanmar Elections 'Farce'

October 27, 2010

Arthur Waldron of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the future of Asian states in terms of trade.

Article Source: Associated Press

Visit Philadelphia: The Hilton Inn at Penn

October 18, 2010

An on-campus hotel is featured as a great location for tourists.

Article Source: Washington Times

Happiness Rethink

October 22, 2010

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for their new working paper highlighting life satisfaction.

Article Source: Financial Times

Revving the Business School Innovation

October 21, 2010

Vice Dean Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School contributes his opinion on revitalizing innovation management in top business schools.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

For 'B-to-B' Companies, Finding Facebook 'Friends' Can Be a Struggle

October 20, 2010

Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School comments on the advantages companies can gain from using social media.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Video: Golden Opportunity in Stocks

October 19, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the current stock market.

Article Source: CNBC

Global Business Leaders Can Help Drive Positive Social Outcomes

October 18, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School says “global business leaders must continue to examine their roles in addressing economic challenges and creating social value.”

Article Source: Huffington Post