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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372September 14, 2015

University of Pennsylvania Announces Collaboration With City of Philadelphia on New White House Metro Lab Network

The University of Pennsylvania will partner with the City of Philadelphia as part of the White House’s new Metro Lab Network, which aims to improve urban infrastructure and foster equitable development in cities.

Video: Movement Aims to Make Work More Family Friendly, Less ‘Hostile’

September 13, 2015


Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School talks about the millennial generation driving the charge for more flexibility from employers in terms of work/life balance.

Article Source: CNBC
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 11, 2015

Developing Collaborative Relationships Between Penn and China

Through the magic of technology, a robotics symposium held jointly in a University of Pennsylvania classroom and at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing allowed the School of Engineering and Applied Science and middle school and high school students to share their work in hopes o

A Study Finds Men Are Overconfident and Immodest – Which May Be Why They’re More Successful as Entrepreneurs

September 10, 2015


Research co-authored by Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School that focused on entrepreneurial projects on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter is cited.

Article Source: Business Insider

Video: Charting A New Course For Growth

September 9, 2015


Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School and Dean Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talk about the importance of innovation.

Article Source: CCTV

Lernen ja, Abschluss nein

September 9, 2015


Ezekiel Emanuel of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Christian Terwiesch of Wharton are quoted about massive open online courses.

Article Source: Deutschlandfunk

Video: ‘Deflategate’ Saga: Is This Bad for the NFL’s Business?

September 4, 2015

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on how the ruling in favor of Tom Brady affects the business aspect of the NFL.

Article Source: Bloomberg Business

Student Computer Whizzes Compete at PennApps Hackathon

September 6, 2015

PennApps is featured, and management and technology undergraduate Pranav Vishnu Ramabhadran is quoted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Why Are Women Less Likely to Become Entrepreneurs Than Men?

September 8, 2015

Research on entrepreneurial projects funded through Kickstarter, co-authored by Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School, is featured.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 8, 2015

Penn Global Announces Launch of the Global Seminars Program

Penn Global at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Global Seminars program, an initiative, which provides financial and logistical support for embedding overseas travel into undergraduate seminars.