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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Dave Pottruck, Chairman of HighTower Advisors, to Keynote 2015 Wharton School MBA for Executives | Philadelphia Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that David S. Pottruck (C’70, WG’72), a Penn undergraduate and Wharton MBA alumnus, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA for Executives graduation ceremony in Philadelphia.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, Co-CEOs and Co-Founders, Warby Parker, to Keynote 2015 Wharton School MBA Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA alumni, Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa (both WG’10), co-founders and co-CEOs of Warby Parker, will be the featured speakers at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Josh Kopelman, Founder, First Round, to Keynote 2015 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that undergraduate alumnus, Josh Kopelman, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2015 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.

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February 27, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Kent Smetters on NPR

Prof. of Business Economics and Public Policy Kent Smetters discusses new regulations created by the government to help Americans saving for retirement.

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February 26, 2015 | In the News | Wall Street Journal Live

Prof. Kevin Werbach on Wall Street Journal Live

Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Kevin Werbach is interviewed about the FCC’s net neutrality ruling and what it means for the average consumer.

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February 25, 2015 | In the News | Time

Prof. Matthew Bidwell in Time

Prof. of Management Matthew Bidwell is cited for his research on the differences between external hires and internal promotions.

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February 24, 2015 | In the News | NPR

Prof. Americus Reed on NPR

Prof. of Marketing Americus Reed explains how brands should market themselves to millennials.

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February 24, 2015 | In the News | Marketplace

Prof. Susan Wachter on Marketplace

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter offers commentary on why the housing market is still struggling.

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How to Talk about Sustainability When It’s Not a Simple Win-Win

When a sustainability project fails to “pencil out” it’s a mistake to promote it solely as a way to save the planet....

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The Triple Bottom Line: Making a Convincing Case for Sustainability

Making hospitals green requires presenting a solid business case to get all stakeholders on board....

(Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:55:11 +0000)

Employees: A Powerful Force in Sustainability

Sometimes individuals can drive important changes on their own, but there’s strength in numbers. ...

(Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:51:50 +0000)

Why ‘Citizens Are Winners’ of the FCC’s Net Neutrality Ruling

In this Knowledge in 5 podcast, former FCC chairman Reed Hundt discusses the implications of the agency's recent ruling on net neutrality....

(Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:28:46 +0000)

Business Simplification 2015: The Unmet Strategic Imperative

An SAP/Knowledge@Wharton poll reveals broad agreement on the need for business simplification, but few companies seem prepared....

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:57:36 +0000)

India’s Budget Covers Yesterday and Tomorrow — But Not Today

India's new Union Budget highlights a roadmap for the future, but there are no "quick wins" or reforms for the near term. ...

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:30:06 +0000)

Will Walmart’s Wage Increase Pay Off?

Walmart's modest wage increase may be a smart way to keep the company's options open regarding future raises, but it may not sufficiently inspire workers, according to Wharton's Adam Cobb. ...


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