Jobs Takes Sick Leave at Apple Again, Stirring Questions

January 17, 2011

Michael Useem of the Wharton School says, “He may be the most vital C.E.O. of our era.”

Article Source: New York Times

Docs Say Steve Jobs Likely Dealing With Pancreatic Cancer

January 17, 2011

Daniel Metz of the School of Medicine is mentioned for his literature review on liver transplant for neuroendocrine tumor metastases.

Article Source: ABC News Radio

M.B.A. Programs Go Global

January 14, 2011

The Wharton School is mentioned for adapting a new curriculum that includes an extensive global outlook on the business world.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Video: Wharton’s Siegel Interview About U.S. Economy, Stocks

January 13, 2011

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses the outlook for stocks and U.S. economy.

Article Source: Bloomberg TV

Audio: The Tyranny of Choice

January 13, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School discusses the world of options consumers are offered.

Article Source: BBC Radio

State of the Unions

January 17, 2011

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School explains “pension envy” in relation to union and non-union workers.

Article Source: The New Yorker

The Disposable Worker

January 7, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “ Employers are trying to get rid of all fixed costs.”

Article Source: BusinessWeek

What Local Media Will and Won’t Do To Survive

January 6, 2011

Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School comments on paywall sites created by local Philadelphia newspapers.

Article Source: Newsworks (WHYY)

Penn Park

On the eastern edge of campus, work crews at Penn Park are putting the pedal to the metal, pushing to complete as much construction as possible before the worst of winter weather sets in.

Penn Science Cafe

Penn Science CafeIf the popularity of the prime-time sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” or the number of television programs produced in the Star Trek franchise (6!) says anything about popular culture, it's that science is not necessarily the enemy of fun. For the skeptics who need proof that science can be dramatic, inspiring and accessible, there is the Penn Science Café, now in its fifth season.