Audio: Is Wall Street Eating Your 401(k) Nest Egg?

October 19, 2015

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School analyzes and talks about the 401(k) plan offered to employees of a small company named MITGI.

Will California’s End-of-life Law Push Lethal Drugs Over Costlier Care?

October 18, 2015

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on physician-assisted death for terminally ill patients and the costs associated for insurers.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Closing the Deal After a Lost Job

October 16, 2015

G. Richard Shell of the Wharton School suggests ways to deal with unexpected developments during the interview process.

Article Source: New York Times

Miami Dolphins Owner Backs New Effort to Combat Racism

October 15, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School is cited for his work with professional football coach Stephen M. Ross’ nonprofit organization aimed at using athletes and sports to combat racism.

Article Source: New York Times

These Philly Companies Offer Unlimited Paid Vacation

October 15, 2015

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School talks about the purpose of unlimited paid vacation time that some companies offer.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine
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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

How to Create a Culture of Giving

October 13, 2015

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for studying the importance of giving in an organization.

Article Source: Huffington Post

How the Largest Obamacare Co-op Went Broke

October 12, 2015

Scott Harrington of the Wharton School writes about the demise of Health Republic Insurance Company of New York.

Article Source: Forbes.com

In Zambia, Schoolgirls Are Negotiating the Value of Their Education

October 11, 2015

Corinne Low of the Wharton School comments on collaboratively creating a curriculum that teaches girls in Zambia how to negotiate with their parents for an education.

Article Source: Yahoo! News

Audio: Baseball Economics Hits a Homerun for the Mets

October 9, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on New York Mets staff and salary decisions.

Article Source: “Marketplace”