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July 25, 2014 | Feature Stories

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students Bond During Orientation Week

Ammi Tan describes her Executive MBA orientation experiences, including building mechanical arms with fellow students.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | The Street

Prof. Richard Marston on The Street

Prof. of Finance Richard Marston is interviewed about his new book, which provides tips for making money last over a lifetime.

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July 24, 2014 | In the News | Forbes

Prof. Peter Cappelli in Forbes

Prof. of Management Peter Cappelli discusses the pros and cons of using big data to predict the success of new hires.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | CNBC

Prof. Susan Wachter on CNBC

Prof. of Real Estate Susan Wachter discusses the impact of rising rent numbers on homeownership.

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July 22, 2014 | In the News | The New York Times

Prof. Patricia Danzon in the New York Times

Prof. of Health Care Management Patricia Danzon comments on the lack of innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.

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July 21, 2014 | Press Releases

Will Video Kill the Classroom Star?

New research by Christian Terwiesch, Andrew M. Heller Professor and Co-director of the Mack Institute, and Karl Ulrich, CIBC Endowed Professor and Vice Dean of Innovation at the Wharton School, examines the emergence of the Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) and its impact on business schools.

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July 20, 2014 | In the News | The Financial Times

Prof. John Kimberly in the Financial Times

Prof. of Management John Kimberly co-authors an op-ed on the changing landscape of business education.

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Smoke Signals: What the Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Means for the Tobacco Industry

Tobacco firm Reynolds American’s $27.4 billion bid to buy competitor Lorillard has raised antitrust concerns. What will the deal mean for the industry and tobacco users?...

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The Surprising Role the Military Plays in Environmental Protection

While environmental protection is typically thought of as a government regulation issue, other entities -- including the military -- have an important role to play, Wharton's Sarah Light says....

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The Zillow-Trulia Merger: A Sign of Bigger Changes on the Way

The Zillow-Trulia merger might mark the advent of the next wave in how people buy and sell homes in the U.S., experts say....

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When to Come Out: The Challenges Facing Gay CEOs

Despite all the barriers that have fallen in recent years for gay people in the U.S., there is still a dearth of openly gay CEOs. But change may be on the way, say experts from Wharton and elsewhere. ...

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A New Approach to Fighting Child Malnutrition in India

Indian Impact, a new non-profit, is trying to address the problem of child malnutrition in India by providing a platform for easy involvement. ...

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MasterCard’s Ajay Banga: Why ‘Yes, If’ Is More Powerful Than Saying No

Speaking at the Wharton Leadership Conference, MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga talked about the company’s competitive strategy, including its aim to move more of the world’s purchases from cash to digital....

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Are Some Emerging Markets Setting Themselves Up for a Fall?

Emerging markets are “lining themselves up for more problems,” says former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson in this second half of a two-part interview. He also weighs the different approaches bank regulators take in the U.S. versus Europe....

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