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Computer With Patient Data Stolen From Jefferson

July 30, 2010

Ross Koppel of the School of Medicine comments on digital medical data.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Online Privacy and Building Reputations: Q&A with Professor Turow of UPenn

July 28, 2010

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication answers questions on consumers’ online privacy.

Article Source: Washington Post

Clinton Comments, Korea Drills Roil US-China Ties

July 28, 2010

Arthur Waldron of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on territorial disputes in China.

Article Source: Associated Press

40,000 City Properties. Abandoned. Now What?

July 28, 2010

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design discusses Philadelphia’s initiatives to reduce its number of abandoned properties.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Supernova Forum Comes to Philadelphia

July 28, 2010

The Wharton School will host this year’s Supernova Forum.

Rise of the Renting Class

July 28, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School says "the government shouldn't blindly encourage homeownership.”

Article Source: Fortune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 26, 2010

Penn GSE Launches U.S.-China Future Leaders Program

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is partnering with Beijing University and East China Normal University to create the U.S.-China Future Leaders Program to develop close relationships among young leaders and improve mutual understanding and respect.


Twenty students from universities in the U.S. and China are participating in this two-month program.  For one month the students will live in China and for one month they will live in the U.S.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | July 26, 2010

Making History Campaign Co-Chair Makes $5 Million Gift to Endow University PIK Professorship

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Trustee Robert M. Levy and Diane v.S. Levy have made a $5 million gift designated for faculty support.  The gift will be used to endow a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professorship, which will be named the Diane v.S. and Robert M. Levy University Professorship.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Retirement Income Gap Poses Another Challenge for Women

July 21, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School and the Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research says divorce rates are fueling a change in gender-based economics.

Article Source: Huffington Post

With Sale of Assets, BP Bets on More Deep Wells

July 20, 2010

John Kimberly of the Wharton School says the Gulf oil spill will affect British Petroleum’s future brand.

Article Source: New York Times