Education, Business, & Law

On book bans and free speech

Sigal Ben-Porath of the Graduate School of Education says book bans and challenges affect free speech and expression, especially for young people, and that institutions of higher education are important for developing tools based on evidence for assessment.

Louisa Shepard

A mural to honor a civil rights pioneer

The unveiling of the design of a new mural honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. was held last month, a collaboration between Penn Carey Law, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and The Philadelphia Citizen.

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Bloomberg Business Week

Crash course in crisis leadership

Dean Erika H. James of the Wharton School discusses the lessons and context of her new book, “The Prepared Leader,” on an episode of the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Podcast.



The next crisis in inevitable. The urgent call for the prepared leader

“The Prepared Leader,” a new book co-authored by Dean Erika James of the Wharton School, outlines the five phases that must be addressed when dealing with crisis management.



Laws restricting right to film police prove to be a waste of time

Seth Kreimer of Penn Carey Law is quoted on the accompaniment of cellphone camera technology by cases of police prosecuting critics who recorded them.



Business schools are beginning to embrace stakeholder inclusion

The Wharton School is noted as becoming the first large MBA program to offer a major in environmental, social, and corporate governance, standards used by socially conscious investors to vet companies.


Salt Lake Tribune

Utah’s state treasurer pulls millions from investment firm over its climate and social agenda

Witold Henisz of the Wharton School says that new Republican anti-environmental state policies have created an opaque system in which politicians have total discretion.