China Stock Swoon Could Boost US Real Estate

January 8, 2016

Sam Chandan of the Wharton School says, “The current volatility in China has underscored for Chinese investors the importance of diversifying their investments into the U.S. and elsewhere.”

Article Source: CNBC
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Media Contact:Anne Stamer | stamer@seas.upenn.edu | 215-573-3129 October 15, 2015

Penn’s Weiss Tech House & Technology Entrepreneurship Club to Host the Penn Innovation Conference

The University of Pennsylvania’s Weiss Tech House, in collaboration with Penn Technology Entrepreneurship Club, is hosting the inaugural Penn Innovation Conference, which aims to help students achieve entrepreneurial success

WHAT

The Penn Innovation Conference

WHO:

Dr. Rajendra Singh
Chairman and CEO, Telcom Ventures, LLC
Member, Board of Overseers, University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science

Mike Zisman
CEO, Golf Genius Software
E-mail industry pioneer

Vijay Kumar
Nemirovsky Family Dean, Penn Engineering

WHEN:

Saturday, Oct.17, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

WHERE:

Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 16, 2015

Penn’s Singh Center Receives $5 Million NSF Grant to Establish Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub

The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Pennsylvania’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology a five-year, $5 Million grant to establish the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub for Research, Education, & Innovation.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194September 15, 2015

A History Student Makes an Impact in the Operating Room at Penn

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Nicholas Savino, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, devoted a summer to examining the magnitude of blood wastage in the operating room. His independent research project helped lead to changes that have significantly reduced wastage at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

It’s not only physicians and nurses who can make a difference in health care. Sometimes it takes a history major and some careful observation to help effect positive change.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 17, 2015

PennApps Brings World's Largest Collegiate Hackathon to Wells Fargo Center Sept. 4-6

Two thousand of the world’s top young coders will descend on the Wells Fargo Center from Friday, September 4 to Sunday September 6, battling for over $30,000 in prizes at the world’s largest collegiate hackathon: PennApps.

Wharton Experts Talk Business on the Radio

In a little less than an hour, listeners learn how to take their companies public—or build their brands—thanks to advice from Amanda Miller Littlejohn.

The Washington, D.C.-based personal branding coach made the trek to Penn’s campus at the end of April to chat with Laura Zarrow, a host of “Women@Work” on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, powered by the Wharton School.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 18, 2015

Penn Senior and SOCEANA Founder Finds Open Doors

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University of Pennsylvania senior Tess Michaels, of Dallas, is the founder of SOCEANA, an enterprise that helps volunteers earn and donate Philas, a new form of social currency, towards causes they care about. Using social media and gamification, the motivational tool is designed to help companies and nonprofits build a community of volunteers and philanthropists.

By Julie McWilliams


University of Pennsylvania senior Tess Michaels has found herself in an enviable situation not unlike game show contestants who must pick Door No. 1, Door No. 2 or Door No. 3.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 February 26, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Pennovation Center at Pennovation Works Site

The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 16, 2015

An Introduction to ‘Differential Privacy,’ from Penn Professor Aaron Roth

The ability to amass, store, manipulate and analyze information from millions of people at once has opened a vast frontier of new research methods. But, whether these methods are used in the service of new business models or new scientific findings, they also raise questions for the individuals whose information comprises these “big data” sets.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 23, 2015

Four Finalists Compete for the Rights to Commercialize Penn Nanotech in Third Annual Y-Prize

The University of Pennsylvania Y-Prize Competition has announced the four finalists who will battle for $5,000 and rights to commercialize their application of Penn nanotechnology at the third annual Y-Prize Grand Finale.

WHO:

 Penn students presenting business plans for commercializing three different nanotechnology inventions.     

WHAT:

Grand Finale of the Y-Prize, which will award $5,000 and non-exclusive commercialization rights to the winning team.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology
3205 Walnut St.
University of Pennsylvania