Politics

Why Tomorrow’s Wall Street Leaders Don’t Like Bonuses

December 16, 2010

Peter Cappelli, Michael Useem, Matthew Bidwell and John Paul MacDuffie of the Wharton School share their perspective on why Wharton students hate bonuses.

Article Source: Washington Post

Experts Ponder ‘Plan B’ Options for the Health Insurance Mandate

December 16, 2010

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School shares his perspective on strategies to tackle health-care policies.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Banning Congressional Earmarks Would Cost Colleges Billions

December 12, 2010

Colleges stand to lose billions of dollars for research, facilities, and other purposes if Congressional leaders hold firm in their pledge to ban earmarks, the spending that individual members direct to their home states and favorite projects outside of the competitive processes.

Colleges and Students Would Benefit From White House Tax Compromise

December 7, 2010

President Obama has reached a deal with Republicans that would extend for two years a series of expiring tax benefits, including a research-and-development tax credit and a trio of deductions and credits for college tuition. Under the terms of the compromise, Mr. Obama agreed to a two-year extension of the Bush-era income-tax cuts in exchange for an extension of unemployment benefits and a payroll tax holiday.

Residents Turn in a Small Arsenal

December 5, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania helps organize a gun-amnesty drive in South Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Capital Reworks Its Jobs Data

December 6, 2010

Greg Kaplan of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study on interstate migration through the recession.

Article Source: Newsweek

Christmas Resolution Might Have Faced Trouble on Multiple Fronts

December 6, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Christmas Village signage dispute.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Colleges Are Producing New Style of AIDS Activist

November 30, 2010

Luke Messac, a student in the School of Medicine, is among those protesting the Obama administration’s lack of funding to fight AIDS.

Article Source: New York Times

Free Enterprise and the Judge

December 2, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School shares his opinion concerning patent law and American political views.

Article Source: CBSNews.com

‘Going Home to Glory’: Portrait of a General, President, and Grandfather

December 2, 2010

David Eisenhower of the Annenberg School for Communication is featured for his new book about his presidential grandfather.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer