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January 28, 2015 | Feature Stories
It is with great sadness that The Wharton School announces that emeritus faculty member Gerry Hurst passed away on January 15, 2015.
January 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Executive Education YouTube
Dr. Tami Benton, the psychiatrist-in-chief at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, says she gained new clarity and confidence in her role as a leader in health care after attending Wharton Executive Education’s Women’s Executive Leadership program. “Being a leader isn’t a skill set you’re born with, but it’s a skill set you can learn,” she says. The next program runs March 16- 20, 2015.
January 5, 2015 | Feature Stories | Forbes
Forbes’ 2015 “30 under 30” list of high achieving young people is out and Wharton is well represented. David Fajgenbaum (MD’13, MSC Public’13, WG’14), Arun Mathew (M&T’07), Noah Ready-Cambell (M&T’10), Deepa Gandhi (WG’13) and Stephanie Weiner (W’14) are among the Wharton alumni named.
December 12, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Journal
At 18 Charles de Villaines lost his sight but now, as a second year Wharton MBA working on a startup, he finds strength from those around him.
December 1, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Executive MBA Stories
At 57, Sam Kherani, a native of Uganda and a practicing dentist in Vancouver, has gone back to school, as a student in the Wharton MBA for Executives program at Wharton | San Francisco.
November 14, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Entrepreneurship Blog
Wharton senior, Katlyn Grasso, writing on the Wharton Entrepreneurship blog, talks about how she spent the summer hosting girls leadership conferences in support of her startup, GenHERation.
October 30, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Wharton Professor of Marketing, Peter Fader, recollects on the first Wharton course he ever taught and the remarkable alumni who made it special.
October 17, 2014 | Feature Stories | Financial Times
Wharton Professors Reed, Edmans and Niedermeier are featured in a story about rock bands formed by business school faculty.
October 3, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton EMBA
Executive MBA student Walt Rooney describes his journey to introduce DUI legislation and the support that he received from the Wharton network along the way.
September 22, 2014 | Feature Stories | Wharton@Work
Darren Mass became CEO of his own company at age 28, but the new role required new leadership skills. He turned to Wharton Executive Education, where he is honing his “strategic edge.”
September 5, 2014 | Feature Stories | Philadelphia Daily News
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.
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.