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July 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Clare Leinweber, managing director of Wharton Entrepreneurship, discusses why this is such an exciting time for entrepreneurship at Penn.
July 2, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Wharton Management Professor Samir Nurmohamed recently conducted research to understand why underdogs prevail, which he shared at the 2015 Wharton Leadership Conference.
June 19, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton EMBA Blog
Wharton MBA for Executives student, Elana Krieger, an attorney in New York City, took part in the Global Consulting Practicum and advised an Israeli pharma firm on their operations.
June 8, 2015 | Feature Stories | Instagram
The images of Wharton’s 2015 graduation on Instagram tell a vivid and colorful story of accomplishment and pride.
May 27, 2015 | Feature Stories
Knowledge@Wharton Books: Insights and inspiration business leaders can use today—from The Wharton School’s online journal of business analysis.
April 24, 2015 | Feature Stories | Poets & Quants
Wharton Professors Keisha Cutright and Jules van Binsbergen were named by Poets&Quants to its 2015 list of the “very best business school professors under 40.”
April 9, 2015 | Feature Stories | Bloomberg News
Deputy Vice Dean Kembrel Jones is featured as the man whose “Job Is to Keep Wharton Students Happy, Whatever It Takes”
March 30, 2015 | Feature Stories | LinkedIn
The private sector and government need each other more than ever, says Geoffrey Garrett Dean of the Wharton School on his LinkedIn blog. He cites infrastructure projects and protection of retirement incomes as two pressure points in which the private sector can act as a partners
March 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Thematic
Faculty and senior administrators celebrated the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing on March 10th. The Center will serve as a hub for the exchange of knowledge between China and Penn’s faculty, students, alumni, and friends.
February 24, 2015 | Feature Stories
Zander Adell, WG’12, came to Wharton San Francisco’s EMBA program to help him transition from artist to entrepreneur. Now, he’s the founder and CEO of Doorman, which was recently featured on the ABC show Shark Tank.
February 16, 2015 | Feature Stories | Wharton Magazine
Forty Wharton alumni under forty, representing a cross-section of the energy, accomplishments and diversity of the school’s alumni network, are featured.
February 2, 2015 | Feature Stories | The Daily Pennsylvanian
Nick Silverio, a Wharton sophomore, is pursuing his dance career as part of the national tour of “Elf.”
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.