Education, Business, & Law

Penn Creates M.I. GREEN to Help Students Live Green

  PHILADELPHIA –- As new students from around the country and the globe move in to their new residence halls at the University of Pennsylvania this week, they are being greeted with a new program to help them “green” their new home away from home.

Julie McWilliams

Penn Graduate School of Education to Share in $1 Million Grant to Study Early Algebra Initiatives

PHILADELPHIA — A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and Michigan State University have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how schools and districts are handling the “universal early algebra” imperative, a push for students to complete algebra before the end

Jill DiSanto-Haines

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ChatGPT will come for partners’ work in contract law, says prof

David Hoffman of Penn Carey Law says that “generative interpretation” can replace the messy and expensive way lawyers currently hash out the meaning of words in legal agreements, using dictionaries and Latin canons.



Wawa marks a 60th anniversary milestone

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says that Wawa’s endurance has been fueled by authenticity, a fun name, and its offering of fresh quality foods.



Why Corporate America is keeping quiet on abortion

In a Q&A, Cait Lamberton of the Wharton School discusses the changing winds of corporate activism and the dilemma business leaders find themselves in with abortion.



Here’s what would happen to the US economy if there are no rate cuts this year

Itay Goldstein of the Wharton School says stock market prices still reflect the expectation that the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this year, even with the recent selloff.


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Biden’s student loan repayment plan is being challenged. Here’s what to know

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School attributes $235 billion of the cost of the SAVE loan repayment plan to its increased generosity relative to existing plans.