Economists Show Support for Obama Job-Growth Plan

September 9, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s job-growth plan.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | | 215-746-6471September 7, 2011

Wharton School at Penn Announces $12 Million Gift From Alumni Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy

PHILADELPHIA -- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $12 million gift from Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy, classes of 1986 and 1982. The gift will include $10 million to establish the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research and $2 million to fund the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. This commitment marks one of the largest gifts to The Campaign for Wharton, the school’s ambitious $550 million fundraising effort.

Video: 2 New Drugs to Fight Hepatitis C

August 30, 2011

Rajender Reddy of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on new drugs created to combat hepatitis C.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

More Women Head to School for M.B.A.s

August 19, 2011

Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School comments on the significant increase in the number offemale applicants for the MBA program.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Penn Research Offers New Hope for Rare Cancer

August 11, 2011

Carl June, Bruce Levine, David Porter and Michael Kalos of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their breakthrough cancer research.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | | 215-349-5659August 11, 2011

Modified "Serial Killer" T Cells Obliterate Lymphocytic Leukemia Tumors, Penn Researchers Report

(PHILADELPHIA) -- In a cancer treatment breakthrough 20 years in the making, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine have shown sustained remissions of up to a year among a small group of advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients treated with genetically engineered versions of their own T cells.

Stalled on the Job Front

August 6, 2011

Petra Todd of the School of Arts and Sciences answers questions about the job market.

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The Contributions of Mentees to Mentors

August 5, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses mentoring.

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Combatting Flash Mobs and Youth Violence



            Howard Stevenson
           Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
            University of Pennsylvania