Education, Business, & Law

It's A Small World After All: NanoDay 2007 @ Penn

WHO: Faculty from the Nano/Bio Interface Center of the University of Pennsylvania sponsor a day of nanotechnology education and outreach for the Penn community, as well as regional high schools and neighbors.  

Jordan Reese

Statement on Citibank Loan Program

The University of Pennsylvania has agreed to modify one of its student loan programs, which is offered by Citibank, in response to a recent inquiry made to the University by the New York Attorney General. Penn will reimburse all participants who borrowed from the Penn CitiAssist program for fees paid by Citibank to the University.

Grand Opening Planned Dec. 5 for 'The Hub,' Mixed-Use Building at 40th and Chestnut Streets

WHAT:  A grand opening event, celebrating the completion of The Hub, a nine-story, 100-unit residential-retail complex at 40th and Chestnut streets in University City, constructed by Teres Holdings, LLC, of PhiladelphiaWHERE:  The second floor of The Hub, 3935 Chestnut St., PhiladelphiaWHEN:  5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5WHO:  Featured speakers will include:

Julie McWilliams



In the News


Inside Higher Ed

‘A very promising sign’

Joni E. Finney of the Graduate School of Education says it’s not entirely clear why students are returning to higher education now or whether the trend is likely to continue into this fall.

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American Banker

How bank executives can avoid scandals

The Wharton School's Philip Nichols says that, to avoid allowing wrongdoing to happen in the workplace, banks have to embed principles of ethics into their procedures.

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Education Week

Africana studies can save education—and the world

Ismael Jimenez of the Graduate School of Education writes that "Africana studies is an interdisciplinary field concerned with the study of Black people and history, but it also represents a foundational building block of a more just world."

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Bloomberg

Key part of Biden’s student loan plan carries hefty price tag

Kent Smetters of the Penn Wharton Budget Model and colleagues estimate that President Biden’s proposed changes to income-driven repayment could cost as much as $361 billion during the next decade.

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Fortune

Luxury hotel discounts and access to top VC firms: How the most popular networking groups for startup founders compare

Tyler Wry of the Wharton School says that a founder’s network should consist of contacts who can make introductions to investors and talent and contacts who can provide specialized advice.

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