Education, Business, & Law

Wharton | San Francisco Breaks Ground on New, Expanded Facility

SAN FRANCISCO-- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today that its Wharton | San Francisco campus will relocate to the historic Hills Plaza building on the San Francisco Embarcadero in January 2012, with const

Peter Winicov

theCoursebook takes top prize in GSE business plan competition

Alexandre Scialom, a 32-year-old native of Fouju, France, and creator of theCourseBook, took top honors and won a total of $50,000 in prize money in this year’s Milken-Penn Graduate School of Education Business Plan Competition, the only business plan competition solely focused on improving education.

Jill DiSanto

In the News

The New York Times

How Republicans are ‘weaponizing’ public office against climate action

A study co-authored by Daniel Garrett of the Wharton School shows that Republican lawmakers are using the public finance market to make political statements, with potentially large costs.



Reconciliation bill will raise taxes, fuel economic uncertainty

An analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model is quoted as showing minimal impact on inflation from the Democratic reconciliation proposal.



The Pentagon established an office to track UFOs. What could we learn?

Kate Dorsch of the School of Arts & Sciences clarifies how UFOs and UAPs are classified and delves into the scarcity of knowledge gleaned from their potential sightings by the military.


Spotlight PA

Penn State did not prove its legal standing to have public court filing sealed, experts say

David Rudovsky of Penn Carey Law questions whether Penn State has the authority to seal case details if the students involved have not requested privacy.


AP News

Frustrating recovery could be hurricane harbinger for South

The Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center explains why poorer communities often have a harder time recovering from natural disasters.