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Power Points: This Week's Productivity Tips

October 11, 2010

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for research on alcohol’s societal and business repercussions.

Article Source: Toronto Globe and Mail
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 8, 2010

Penn’s Center for Tech Transfer Wins Award for Industry/University/Government Research

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer has been honored with a Deal of Distinction Award by the Licensing Executive Society (USA and Canada) Inc.

The award was given for a collaborative research agreement forged earlier this year by Penn and pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca that will make use of academic and private-industry resources to generate new Alzheimer’s disease drug candidates for clinical development.

Trifecta of Torment

October 6, 2010

Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center analyzes economic-stimulus critiques.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | October 7, 2010

Wharton School to Host 2011 Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco

Philadelphia and San Francisco – The Wharton School announced that, for the first time in the history of the Wharton Global Alumni Forums, the School next year will combine the three regional Forums into a single event, to be held in San Francisco on June 23-24, 2011. We are excited to hold this year's Forum in conjunction with the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of Wharton | San Francisco, our West Coast campus and home to a thriving MBA Program for Executives, as well as an entrepreneurship program and non-degree programs for executives.

Audio: Foreclosures: A Busted System or Veiled Opportunity?

October 6, 2010

Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on the proposed halting of foreclosures.

Video: Wharton's Siegel Interview

October 5, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School offers stock-market forecasting.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Sniffing .300, Hitters Hunker Down on Last Chances

October 2, 2010

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring an analytical study of motivation in Major League Baseball.

Article Source: New York Times

The Math and Science of Baseball

October 5, 2010

Shane Jensen of the Wharton School creates a mathematical model to analyze sports errors.

Article Source: MSNBC

Donors May Balk at College Giving, if Fisk Prevails With Art Sale

September 29, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University’s proposed art sale and is cited for co-authoring “Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.”

Dalits Are Marching Ahead in Uttar Pradesh

September 26, 2010

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring “Rethinking Inequality: Dalits in UP in the Market Reform Era.”

Article Source: Economic Times (India)