Politics

Penn Students Create Ambitious Plan for Rail Service

August 11, 2010

Robert Yaro, Marilyn Jordan Taylor and students of the School of Design devise a high-speed-railway proposal for the Northeast Corridor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Behind the Overturning of California's Prop 8

August 10, 2010

Ted Ruger of the Law School discusses the overturning of a law outlawing same-sex marriage in California.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Diane Sandefur | | 215-898-6892August 11, 2010

Philadelphia Judge and War Veteran to Speak at University of Pennsylvania Veterans Upward Bound Graduation

WHO: Patrick Dugan, Philadelphia Municipal Court judge and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

WHAT: Graduation ceremony for 40 U.S. veterans

WHEN: Aug. 26, 2010, 7 p.m.

Nurses Who Are Doctors

August 8, 2010

Afaf Meleis of the School of Nursing comments on proposed training requirements for advanced-practice nurses.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mayor Nutter Tells Philadelphia City Council to Drop DROP

August 4, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on “pension envy.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Senate Should Focus on Real Threats to Life

August 5, 2010

Laurence Gavin of the School of Medicine discusses teenage-driver regulations.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

An Inconvenient Memory

August 4, 2010

Dick Polman, University writer in residence, authors an op-ed on Missouri opposition to national health-care reform.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pentagon Questions Drug Study on Troops

August 3, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses human medical testing ethics.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Finding Its Place

July 24, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the NAACP.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471 August 2, 2010

Wharton Hosts Treasury Deputy Secretary to Discuss Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

WHAT:

On the heels of the enactment of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School announces that Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal S. Wolin - one of the Administration's key architects of financial reform - will speak to students, faculty and business leaders. Deputy Secretary Wolin will deliver remarks on the path forward for the implementation of these historic reforms and engage in a question and answer dialogue with the audience.

WHEN: