Education, Business, & Law

Penn and Lea School celebrate signing of $4.1 million commitment

The Henry C. Lea Elementary School, the University of Pennsylvania, Penn GSE, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, and the School District of Philadelphia celebrated the formalization of Penn’s deepened commitment to supporting the West Philadelphia K-8 school.

From Penn GSE

How to have more successful conversations

Whether negotiating a salary increase or chatting with a co-worker, people have more productive conversations when they identify their motives and goals. Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer offers a tool for doing just that.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Panel headlines Women of Color in Higher Education Summit

The seventh annual Women of Color in Higher Education Summit provided information, perspectives, practical advice, and networking and mentorship opportunities exclusively to women and nonbinary people of color from Penn GSE and SP2.

From Penn GSE

Talking energy at Penn

Energy Week 2022, hosted by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology, runs April 4-8. It includes student presentations, along with conversations about renewables, energy and the war in Ukraine, and much more.

Michele W. Berger , Lindsey Samahon



In the News


The New York Times

The rich are not who we think they are. And happiness is not what we think it is, either

Matthew Killingsworth of the Wharton School has debunked a popular myth that there is no effect of money on happiness beyond $75,000 per year, but he did confirm a law of diminishing returns to money.

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Time.com

You’ll soon be able to look up Supreme Court justices’ Wall Street investments

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School says a new law can be seen as a test case to see if Congress can in fact, regulate jurists’ behavior after they become Supreme Court justices.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Can states go bankrupt? Here’s how Puerto Rico did, with a Penn Law prof’s guidance

David S. Skeel of the Law School headed the effort to restructure Puerto Rico’s debt, taxes, and spending after elected leaders couldn’t agree on a working plan.

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Bloomberg News

Appeals court ‘chips away’ high court’s pliant obviousness take

The Law School’s Polk Wagner argues that district courts need some framework and guidance for certain patent cases.

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The Wall Street Journal

Elon Musk’s belated disclosure of Twitter stake triggers regulators’ probes

Daniel Taylor of the Wharton School discusses the prospect of a regulatory lawsuit against Elon Musk.

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