Business

‘Wizard of Wharton’: U.S. Credit Downgrade Will Create ‘Chaos’

October 1, 2013

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses his views on the real threat to stocks.

Article Source: CNBC.com

Economica: Why Executives Are Receptive to Headhunters?

September 27, 2013

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a study that helps explains why business leaders are receptive to headhunters.

Article Source: Economic Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 2, 2013

Penn Celebrates Opening of Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology

The University of Pennsylvania will officially open the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4.

When Google Brainstorms, Online World Shudders

September 26, 2013

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Marketers use the mantra of anonymity to dissuade people of the creepiness of it all.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Katie Delach | Katie.Delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5964September 26, 2013

For a Better Way to Prosecute Corporations, Look Overseas

September 23, 2013

David Zaring of the Wharton School co-authors an article about learning new ways to prosecute corporations by studying foreign prosecutors.

Article Source: New York Times

Wharton Professor Studies NFL Draft, NFL Folly

September 24, 2013

Cade Massey of the Wharton School is featured for studying the National Football League’s draft system.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Luxury Tampons? Companies Spurn Middle Class

September 23, 2013

Peter Fader of the Wharton School shares his views on using “middle class” as a way to label consumer behavior.

Article Source: NBC News
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471September 30, 2013

Penn Engineering's GRASP Lab, Wharton's Mack Institute Take Y-Prize Global

Last year, the GRASP lab at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School’s Mack Institute helped take cutting-edge robots out of the lab and into the marketplace through the Y-Prize Competition.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 23, 2013

Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer Launches Mobile App Contest

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer  (CTT), through its business incubator UPstart program, has launched a new mobile application design contest called the AppItUP Challenge.