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As World Turns, Wharton Adapts

February 3, 2011

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on changes to the curriculum.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 2, 2011

Novelist Susan Cheever to Visit Penn as 2011 Kelly Writers House Fellow Feb. 14-15

PHILADELPHIA – Novelist and non-fiction writer Susan Cheever is the first of three acclaimed writers slated to visit the University of Pennsylvania as Spring 2011 Fellows at Kelly Writers House.  Cheever will be on campus Feb. 14-15.

Discussing ‘Race,’ Reconsidering Values

January 31, 2011

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education leads a discussion on racial issues illustrated in a new David Mamet play.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Does Money Make You Happy? Absolutely

February 1, 2011

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School agrees with the general rule of “the wealthier a nations is, the happier its citizens are.”

Article Source: “Today Show” (NBC News)

Never Again?

January 29, 2011

David Skeel of the Law School comments on what causes economic crisis.

Article Source: New York Times

How to Tweet Your Way to Retirement Goals

January 31, 2011

The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School is mentioned as way to stay updated with the latest retirements research released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Top Schools: Wharton

January 31, 2011

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on the new curriculum changes that the school will soon implement.

Article Source: Financial Times

'Reviving the Dead'

Efficient resuscitation can bring many cardiac-arrest patients back physically unchanged, says Lance B. Becker of the School of Medicine’s Center for Resuscitation Science. (Penn Current)
         

Life Expectancy Rising Slowly in the US

January 28, 2011

Samuel Preston of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests that unhealthy lifestyles are more damaging than lack of health-care access.

Article Source: New Scientist

Antibiotic Artisan

January 26, 2011

William DeGrado of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his goal of creating a new generation of antibiotic drugs.

Article Source: Forbes