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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program on Public Policy Issues in Washington D.C., March 28, 2019

What: 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 through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises. This no-cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Prof. of Business Economics & Public Policy Kent Smetters and Prof. of Legal Studies & Business ...Read More

Wharton People Lab Receives $2 Million from Robert Katz to Empower Individuals and Organizations for Long-Term Success

PHILADELPHIA, February 5, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $2 million gift from Robert Katz, W’88, and his wife Elana Amsterdam to expand the People Lab, a research and education ecosystem built by Wharton People Analytics (WPA) to help people identify and develop qualities vital to ...Read More

Duncan Watts appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

PHILADELPHIA, January 16, 2019 — President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett are pleased to announce the appointment of Duncan Watts as the University of Pennsylvania’s twenty-third Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 1, 2019. Watts, a pioneer in the use of data to study social networks, will be the Stevens University Professor, with joint faculty appointments in the Department of ...Read More

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