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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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June 17, 2014 | Press Releases

Maria Bartiromo to Moderate First Town Hall Event on Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School Channel Exclusively on SiriusXM

Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor of the FOX Business Network, will host the Town Hall special to air on SiriusXM’s Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School channel featuring some of the most successful and creative leaders of the business world, all of whom share The Wharton School as their alma mater.

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June 12, 2014 | Press Releases

The 46th Wharton Global Forum to Explore “Growth Through Innovation” in Beijing

Philadelphia, PA –The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will convene its 46th Wharton Global Forum today and tomorrow in Beijing, on the theme of “Growth Through Innovation.” At …

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June 3, 2014 | Press Releases

Penn Study: Massive Open Online Courses Not a Threat to Traditional Business Schools

Data from a University of Pennsylvania study of massive open online courses offered by Penn’s Wharton School suggest that MOOCs aren’t a threat to traditional business programs, but rather an opportunity to expand to underserved markets.

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June 3, 2014 | Press Releases

The University of Pennsylvania Announces Gift to Name the Home of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology

Philadelphia, PA, June 3, 2014—The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania and the School of Engineering and Applied Science are pleased to announce a gift of $7.5 million to name …

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May 27, 2014 | Press Releases

70 NFL Coaches & Front Office Executives to Participate in Career Development Symposium May 30 – June 1 at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Speakers include: Coaches Andy Reid, Ron Rivera, Mike Zimmer; Owners/Presidents Jimmy Haslam, Rich McKay, Stephen Ross; Team Execs Thomas Dimitroff, John Elway, Dave Gettleman Seventy NFL assistant coaches and front …

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May 14, 2014 | Press Releases

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Appoints Wharton Prof Jitendra V. Singh as Dean of HKUST Business School

Philadelphia, PA, May 14, 2014 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today appointed Wharton Prof. …

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May 13, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold “Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship” Program at Wharton | San Francisco, June 11, 2014

Wharton Professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Robertson on “Incubating Innovation in Established Firms” and “The Balance Between Creativity and Constraints” What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars …

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May 7, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes the Mutual of America Life Insurance Co. as Senior Partner

May 7, 2014– The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Mutual of America Life Insurance Co. has renewed …

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May 5, 2014 | Press Releases

Slidejoy Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition Perlman Grand Prize with an App That Pays Users to See Ads on Their Smartphone Lock Screens

Dana Cita wins First Wharton Social Impact Prize with an Educational Lending Platform to Help Indonesian Students Pay for School PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 5, 2014–The Wharton School of the University …

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April 28, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes Financial Engines as Senior Partner

The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Financial Engines has rejoined the Council as a Senior Partner of the Council for …

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April 16, 2014 | Press Releases

CEOs of Lucky Brand, Warby Parker, Alice + Olivia and Triumph Motorcycles Are Among Speakers at Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit April 28-29 in NYC

Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries.

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April 14, 2014 | Press Releases

How to Succeed In Business While Doing Good

The Wharton School announced that the inaugural Wharton Business Plan Competition Social Impact Prize has been granted to Susli Lie WG’14, team leader of Dana Cita, a loan platform targeting Indonesian youth.

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April 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School’s Pension Research Council Welcomes the Vanguard Group as Senior Partner

The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Vanguard Group has rejoined the Council as a Senior Partner of the Council for 2014.

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April 7, 2014 | Press Releases

BREAKTHROUGH WINS THE $125,000 LIPMAN FAMILY PRIZE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA AND THE WHARTON SCHOOL

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced the winner of the third annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize is Breakthrough, a global human rights group.

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March 17, 2014 | Press Releases

Geoffrey Garrett Named Dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Geoffrey Garrett has been named dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

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February 27, 2014 | Press Releases

Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, to Keynote 2014 Wharton School MBA for Executives | Philadelphia Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA for Executives alumnus Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA for Executives graduation ceremony in Philadelphia.

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February 27, 2014 | Press Releases

Neel Kashkari, Candidate for Governor of California, to Keynote 2014 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that MBA alumnus Neel Kashkari, Candidate for Governor of California, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2014 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.

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February 27, 2014 | Press Releases

David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, to Keynote 2014 Wharton School MBA Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.

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January 29, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Executive Education, Institute for Private Investors Announce 2014 Private Wealth Management Program

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) joint executive education program targeting affluent families, Private Wealth Management, will offer two sessions in 2014 to mark the program’s 15th anniversary.

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