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September 11, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and SirusXM Pres. and CCO Scott Greenstein Host the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark the Opening of SiriusXM’s Studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School

The ribbon cutting ceremony marks the opening of SiriusXM’s satellite radio broadcast studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School.

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September 5, 2014 | Feature Stories | Philadelphia Daily News

Fever Smart: A wearable patch to continuously track body temperature

Wharton juniors Aaron Goldstein and Collin Hill have launched Fever Smart a wireless, app-enabled thermometer that sends alerts if a child gets a fever. They were also recently named Finalists in Entrepreneur’s Top College Entrepreneur contest.

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September 5, 2014 | In the News | The Washington Post

Prof. Peter Cappelli in the Washington Post

In an op-ed, Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli examines the problem of employers’ expectations for new hires being too high.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | Reuters

Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel in Reuters

Prof. of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel is cited for his prediction that says one in five hospitals will close by 2020 due to inefficiency.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | WHYY-FM

Prof. David Bell on WHYY-FM

Prof. of Marketing David Bell discusses Internet shopping and why some retailers maintain brick-and-mortar stores.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | LinkedIn

Prof. Alex Edmans on LinkedIn

Prof. of Finance Alex Edmans offers commentary on reforming CEO pay.

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September 3, 2014 | In the News | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Cassie Mogilner in Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. of Marketing Cassie Mogilner is featured for the research she co-authored on why people tend to be happier with ordinary experiences as they grow older.

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When Taking a Break Could Be a Matter of Life and Death

New Wharton research finds that over the course of a work day, employees pay less and less attention to the secondary tasks that, while not as central to their jobs, can create big problems if overlooked. ...

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The Dark Side of Big Data

Big Data is poised to play a powerful role in sustainability. But that power can be abused and it could remain cloistered in the developed world, providing scant benefit to those who most need it....

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Can Big Data Feed the World?

How will we feed the one billion people now going hungry, plus nearly two billion more mouths by 2050? Big Data could help increase food supplies while using less water, fertilizer and energy....

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Big Data and Energy: A Clear Synergy

Utilities and energy companies are finding big savings in Big Data. The flood of new information arrives just as boosting fuel efficiency becomes a top priority....

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What Big Data Can Mean for Sustainability

More data is now generated in a couple of days than the human race produced in the past two millennia. Increasingly, large chunks of it are helping to deflect some of the negative effects of climate change....

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Farewell, Emilio Botin: Banco Santander Prepares for Tomorrow

With the death of chairman Emilio Botin, the next generation of Banco Santander leadership -- including Botin's daughter, Ana Patricia -- faces the challenge of adapting the bank's model to a rapidly changing economy and customer base....

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Home Health Care in India: In Search of the Right Business Model

Once a fragmented sector in India, home health care is catching the attention of entrepreneurs and investors and becoming an organized, technology-led industry in the country....

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