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August 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Asst. Prof of Management Laura Huang talks about entrepreneurship and her research on the biases that founders often face.
August 8, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Richard Schweiger, WG ’98, collaborates with NASA on Space Racers, a children’s television program that spreads the word on “why space is cool.”
July 25, 2014 | Feature Stories
Ammi Tan describes her Executive MBA orientation experiences, including building mechanical arms with fellow students.
July 14, 2014 | Feature Stories | The Pennsylvania Gazette
MBA student Patrick Burns never saw the Oscars before being a nominee.
July 3, 2014 | Feature Stories
Media coverage of Wharton’s Global Alumni Forums in Beijing, Paris, Tokyo, Jakarta, Milan, San Francisco, Madrid, and Seoul
June 30, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Executive Education
Five executive women who have attended Wharton talk about their Wharton Executive Education experience.
June 13, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Wharton Magazine celebrates Dean Thomas Robertson’s accomplishments with a timeline of key campus moments during his seven years.
May 30, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Entrepreneurship
In his new book, “Careercation,” Wharton alumnus entrepreneur, David Niu, talks about how he learned to “trade his brief case for the suitcase to find entrepreneurial happiness.”
May 23, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Professor Mark Duggan, director of the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative, discussed how energy policy impacts climate change at the 2014 Wharton MBA Reunion.
May 14, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
From gravity to levity, this year’s Business Plan Competition Finals featured free sandwiches and a wailing infant.
May 9, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Wharton Professor Americus Reed II uses Blackberry’s current challenges to explain why attention to “brand identity” is crucial to a firm’s success.
May 2, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton@Work
A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead.
April 28, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Vice Dean Kaufold and other top administrators reflect on Wharton’s new MBA curriculum as the class of 2014, the first group of students to have gone through the program’s flexible, dynamic structure in its entirety, prepares to graduate.
April 9, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
At a recent panel discussion Wharton professors and Penn policymakers diagnosed the Affordable Care Act as the federal insurance exchange ended its first sign-up effort.
April 4, 2014 | Feature Stories | Student Voices
Wharton junior, Jiyu Lin, explains how the student run “Alternate Spring Break” program gave her a chance to put into action classroom-learned business skills while helping the needy in Washington, DC.
March 28, 2014 | Feature Stories | The Penn Gazette
As Sheriff of the City of London, Sir Paul Judge (WG’73), will support the lord mayor in promoting the city’s interests and attend the judges at the Old Bailey, the famous criminal court which hears the worst cases of murder and other crimes.
March 19, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
The inaugural lecture of the Howard Marks Investor Series was given recently by its namesake, Howard Marks, W’67. Co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, Marks shared with Wharton students thoughts on his career, his investment philosophy, leadership styles and risk.
March 11, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Social Impact Initiative
March 7, 2014 | Feature Stories
Life at Wharton “is perfectly balanced between learning from others and learning by doing,” says freshman Brendan Stone in describing the value of Management 100, the foundation course all first year undergrads take.
February 28, 2014 | Feature Stories
After being named Director of Risk Management at Think Finance, David Peterson looked to Wharton Executive Education for tips on becoming a better leader.