Health, Mental Health, Uncategorized, Wellness

Destress and Find Balance with Yin Yoga

“Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” – Lao Tzu What is Yin Yoga? The practices of Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine teach that the body is governed by two opposing forces: yin and yang. While yang is activating and energizing, yin is substantive and nourishing. Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Bikram, Anusara, and […]

Business, Faculty, IMF, Innovation, Non-profits, Penn, Politics, Research

The Forgotten Flaw of Global Development

With over 10,000 Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) operating in developing economies around the world today [1], the once avant-garde industry of microcredit has expanded into a major international force for combating poverty. Yet the recent ubiquity of MFIs, coupled with a marked decline in recent years of research into the field, […]

Health, Sexuality

Pop Culture’s Compelling PSA

One in five women. One in sixteen men. These are the horrifying statistics about campus rape compiled by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). Even with staggering data showing that sexual assault is a very real issue at college across the nation, we still manage to sweep it under […]