Education, Business, & Law

Penn and Lea School celebrate signing of $4.1 million commitment

The Henry C. Lea Elementary School, the University of Pennsylvania, Penn GSE, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, and the School District of Philadelphia celebrated the formalization of Penn’s deepened commitment to supporting the West Philadelphia K-8 school.

From Penn GSE

How to have more successful conversations

Whether negotiating a salary increase or chatting with a co-worker, people have more productive conversations when they identify their motives and goals. Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer offers a tool for doing just that.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Panel headlines Women of Color in Higher Education Summit

The seventh annual Women of Color in Higher Education Summit provided information, perspectives, practical advice, and networking and mentorship opportunities exclusively to women and nonbinary people of color from Penn GSE and SP2.

From Penn GSE

Talking energy at Penn

Energy Week 2022, hosted by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology, runs April 4-8. It includes student presentations, along with conversations about renewables, energy and the war in Ukraine, and much more.

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In the News


Business Insider

Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says Jerome Powell is making one of the biggest policy mistakes in the Fed’s 110-year history, and it could lead to a major recession

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School worries that the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes to curb inflation may provoke a steep recession, especially since inflation is starting to come down significantly.

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Philadelphia Business Journal

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia names new board chair in continued leadership transition

President Liz Magill is announced as a new member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.

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The New York Times

White House student loan forgiveness could cost about $400 billion

The Penn Wharton Budget estimates that all three components of President Biden’s forgiveness plan will cost about $600 billion over 10 years.

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ABC News

Biden’s student loan forgiveness will cost $400B, new estimate says, as White House pushes back

The Congressional Budget Office’s new $400 billion estimate for President Biden’s forgiveness plan is noted as slightly less than the Wharton School’s $605B assessment.

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Bloomberg Business Week

Crash course in crisis leadership

Dean Erika H. James of the Wharton School discusses the lessons and context of her new book, “The Prepared Leader,” on an episode of the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Podcast.

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