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September 20, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Announces the Joseph Wharton Art Collection Commissioned by Alumnus William Polk Carey
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a suite of ten paintings created for the School highlighting the seminal moments in the life of founder Joseph Wharton.
September 18, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, has added the FactSet Ownership Database to its already extensive FactSet data offerings.
September 12, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Announces $11 Million in Lead Gifts to Establish the Wharton Public Policy Initiative
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce lead contributions totaling $11 million to establish the Wharton Public Policy Initiative. The Initiative will bring the study and practice of public policy and business together at a caliber that only the Wharton School can provide, with physical locations in Philadelphia and Washington, DC.
September 6, 2012 | Press Releases
Free eBook: Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs by Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli, One Week Only: September 10-17, 2012
To stimulate discussion on the jobs crisis during this presidential election season, Wharton Digital Press and author Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, are offering his ebook, Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It free for one week.
August 27, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI), a research center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced the release of the Buy ꞌTil You Die Models (BTYD) Package through the R Project for Statistical Computing, a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
August 13, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton’s Lauder Institute Brings Top Economists and Environmental Experts Together to Share New and Innovating Thinking on Sustainability
August 7, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Travel Scholarships for Western USA Based Journalists Offering Free Domestic Air & Tuition to Oct 21-24 Program
Through the generosity of sponsor Southwest Airlines, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists announces that up to ten journalists may receive scholarships that include free domestic round trip air travel and tuition to the renowned program’s flagship program October 21-24 on the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia campus.
July 30, 2012 | Press Releases
PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School to Co-host Business and Financial Responsibility Training Seminar for 150 High School Educators, All Expenses Paid
Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) and PwC today announced the convening of the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The all-expenses-paid financial literacy conference for 150 educators will be held Sept. 28-30 on the Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
July 23, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has been recognized for excellence in leadership development training by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). The EFMD honored Wharton and Merck & Co., Inc., with an Excellence in Practice Award for a custom program in executive development.
June 4, 2012 | Press Releases
Retailing in a Global, Multichannel World, a conference to be held at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City on June 20-21, is co-sponsored by the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School, the Marketing Science Institute, and the Fashion Institute of Technology.
May 29, 2012 | Press Releases
RightCare Solutions, a Startup Based on Penn Nursing Research, Wins the Janssen Connected Care Challenge
Through Penn’s UpStart program, Kathryn Bowles and co-inventor Mary Naylor, licensed the Discharge Decision Support System to RightCare Solutions, a company co-founded by Penn and Wharton MBA graduate Eric Heil, who serves as the company’s CEO.
May 18, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has established a new Wharton/Penn Risk and Insurance Program (WPRIP). The Program’s goal is to promote and disseminate cutting-edge research on risk and insurance at the University of Pennsylvania.
May 16, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton’s Lauder Institute Launches New Global Track for MBA Students Seeking International Business Education and Expertise
The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies today announced a new program focused on preparing future global leaders to solve complex business problems in an inter-connected world.
May 14, 2012 | Press Releases
Graduation Keynote, Host of the Emmy® Award-Winning “The Dr. Oz Show,” Provides Lessons for Work, Life
May 8, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold “Buzz, Engagement & Connectivity” Program at Wharton | San Francisco, June 27, 2012
Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues.
April 26, 2012 | Press Releases
The Right Stuff: RightCare Solutions Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition Michelson Grand Prize with a Diagnostic to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team RightCare Solutions won the $30,000 Michelson Grand Prize of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition (BPC).
April 24, 2012 | Press Releases
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April 5, 2012 | Press Releases
2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition “Great Eight” Finalists Announced will Compete for over $115,000 in Prizes, VC Interest
The Wharton Business Plan Competition has announced the eight finalists who will vie for $116,000 in prizes at the annual Venture Finals taking place Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Wharton School’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall, on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
April 4, 2012 | Press Releases
“Emerging Market Nations Will Get More Power”: IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde Gives Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton Exclusive Interview
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, who rarely gives interviews, sat down with Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School’s online journal of research and analysis, for an in-depth discussion of the European recession.