Education, Business, & Law

The disability docket

Penn Carey Law professors Jasmine Harris and Karen Tani have published a paper in American University Law Review that highlights the disability through-line in the Supreme Court’s recent cases.

From Penn Carey Law

Creating authentic connections in virtual teams

Working with Matriarca, an Argentinian sustainable goods distributor, scientists from the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative leveraged an exercise known as ‘Fast Friends’ to improve online collaboration within the organization.

From Knowledge at Wharton

In the News

The New York Times

Eight productivity books time-management experts actually use

Katy Milkman of the Wharton School and Kandi Wiens of the Graduate School of Education recommend books that have helped them in their professional and personal lives.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Gwynedd Mercy University cuts staff, restructures academics amid higher ed financial turmoil

While obtaining her doctoral degree at the Graduate School of Education, Julee Gard developed a Financial Viability Index designed for smaller, private, nonprofit colleges.


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Western Pa. colleges are bracing for steep declines in enrollment, tied to the Great Recession of 2008

Julie Wollman of the Graduate School of Education says that most institutions of higher education tend to think they’re the only institution that’s not going to be affected by enrollment problems.


The Washington Post

Racism can spark depression and anxiety in Black adolescents, study finds

Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education says that scientific studies often influence and inform intervention strategies, including his own as director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative.


ABC News

Bud Light boycott still hammers local distributors one year later: ‘Very upsetting’

Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School says that the enduring impact of the Bud Light boycott defies a decades-long history of largely ineffective consumer boycotts.