NPL student & AMCLI fellow reflects on Muslim American nonprofit leadership
For Imrul Mazid, a student in the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, his deep commitment to social justice is inextricably woven to his professional and personal life as a Muslim.
With high-deductible employer health plans, who wins?
Wharton health care management professor David Asch studies the reality of high deductible insurance plans, which a growing number of companies favor, yet employees and unions have pushed back on such plans because of their high cost to consumers.
Penn engineers to send robots underground in DARPA Subterranean Challenge
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is hosting the Subterranean (SubT) Challenge for teams to create a robotics system that can successfully navigate underground tunnels, urban transportation systems and natural caves, and will be evaluated between August 2019 and August 2021.
Hospitals designated as nonprofits received tax benefits valued at more than $24 billion annually in 2011. Nonprofit hospitals justify their tax-exempt status by providing “community benefits” in the form of free and subsidized care, investments in public health, and community-based initiatives. Whether nonprofit hospitals truly benefit their communities has been dogged by controversy and calls for reform. Two recent papers by LDI senior fellows provide new data to inform the debate.
Center for School Study Councils celebrates 75 years of leadership and problem-solving
Since it was launched at Penn GSE, the School Study Councils, four distinct regional groups of education leaders, have served as a place where education leaders can gather to exchange wisdom and solve problems.