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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.
February 21, 2014 | Feature Stories
Davis Smith, WG’11, discusses how, during a meeting with Lauder Institute students, a single question pushed him to take the next step in his entrepreneurial journey.
February 14, 2014 | Feature Stories
January 31, 2014 | Feature Stories
“Having a kid at Wharton is very rewarding,” writes Kristina Milyuchikhina (WG’14) as she navigates her way through Wharton’s MBA program.
January 29, 2014 | Feature Stories
Asst. Prof. of Operations and Information Management Katherine Milkman talks about her research in experimentation, motivation and irrationality, and influencing human behavior.
January 27, 2014 | Feature Stories
Ryan Frankel, WG’12, writes about how to drive customer loyalty in an increasingly commoditized industry. (via Wharton Magazine)
January 17, 2014 | Feature Stories
An undergraduate student, Katlyn Grasso, learned more about leadership running her own camp than she could have in any traditional internship.
January 13, 2014 | Feature Stories
MBA student Lawrence L. Cole’s first semester at Wharton provided one epiphany after another. He explains why Spring 2014 looks to be even better. (via Wharton Magazine)
January 3, 2014 | Feature Stories
A Penn M&T standout returns to India with a goal of eradicating malnutrition with a little help from an Indian business titan: Ratan Tata. (via Wharton Magazine)
December 20, 2013 | Feature Stories
Wharton undergraduate student Katlyn Grasso writes about a recent startup competition co-sponsored by the Wharton Small Business Development Center and UPstart. (via Wharton Magazine)
December 13, 2013 | Feature Stories
The speed of past technological change pales in comparison to the speed of future change, says Wharton Prof. Kevin Werbach. (via Wharton Magazine)
December 6, 2013 | Feature Stories
A panel at the Wharton Africa Business Forum discusses dynamic new opportunities with the revival of talent and “passionate entrepreneurship.” (via Wharton Magazine)
November 27, 2013 | Feature Stories
Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar examined how to best utilize social media during a recent webinar. (via Wharton Magazine)
November 22, 2013 | Feature Stories
At an event co-sponsored by Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center, famed designer Kenneth Cole promoted his new book—as well as social activism, social media and shoes. (via Wharton Magazine)