Penn Students Create Ambitious Plan for Rail Service

August 11, 2010

Robert Yaro, Marilyn Jordan Taylor and students of the School of Design devise a high-speed-railway proposal for the Northeast Corridor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Behind the Overturning of California's Prop 8

August 10, 2010

Ted Ruger of the Law School discusses the overturning of a law outlawing same-sex marriage in California.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Diane Sandefur | | 215-898-6892August 11, 2010

Philadelphia Judge and War Veteran to Speak at University of Pennsylvania Veterans Upward Bound Graduation

WHO: Patrick Dugan, Philadelphia Municipal Court judge and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

WHAT: Graduation ceremony for 40 U.S. veterans

WHEN: Aug. 26, 2010, 7 p.m.

Nurses Who Are Doctors

August 8, 2010

Afaf Meleis of the School of Nursing comments on proposed training requirements for advanced-practice nurses.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mayor Nutter Tells Philadelphia City Council to Drop DROP

August 4, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on “pension envy.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Senate Should Focus on Real Threats to Life

August 5, 2010

Laurence Gavin of the School of Medicine discusses teenage-driver regulations.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

An Inconvenient Memory

August 4, 2010

Dick Polman, University writer in residence, authors an op-ed on Missouri opposition to national health-care reform.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pentagon Questions Drug Study on Troops

August 3, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses human medical testing ethics.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Finding Its Place

July 24, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the NAACP.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | | 215-746-6471 August 2, 2010

Wharton Hosts Treasury Deputy Secretary to Discuss Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


On the heels of the enactment of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School announces that Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal S. Wolin - one of the Administration's key architects of financial reform - will speak to students, faculty and business leaders. Deputy Secretary Wolin will deliver remarks on the path forward for the implementation of these historic reforms and engage in a question and answer dialogue with the audience.