Education, Business, & Law

‘Ripple Effect’ explores hybrid work

The Wharton School’s faculty research podcast, “Ripple Effect,” delves into the nature and practice of hybrid work via faculty research, and presents it as knowledge employees can use.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Wharton’s Latinx community

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Wharton Latino president Leah Mizrachi and board member Ariana Bedoya Mansilla share their favorite experiences and opportunities with the organization.

From Wharton Stories

Addressing bias in AI

In Policy Lab: AI and Implicit Bias, Penn Carey Law students propose solutions to address intersectional bias in generative AI.

From Penn Carey Law

How to encourage student attendance

From Penn GSE’s Educator’s Playbook, Michael Gottfried highlights approaches that schools and teachers can take to address absenteeism by identifying root causes and creating a supportive environment for all students.

From Penn GSE

A call for less talk and more action on luxury emissions

Shelley Welton, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Law and Energy Policy at Penn Carey Law and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, argues for a luxury emissions tax that would focus on grossly excessive personal carbon emissions.

From Penn Carey Law

Who, What, Why: Literacy advocate Meresa García

The Penn Graduate School of Education student, who earned her bachelor’s from the College of Arts and Sciences in the Spring, talks about her work with the Penn Libraries Community Engagement team and her aspirations of becoming a teacher.

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In the News


Bloomberg

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.

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Axios

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.

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CNN

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.

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CNN

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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The New York Times

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.

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