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Johnson & Johnson Gift Provides Undergraduate Financial Aid and Serves Communities through the Nursing/Wharton Impact Scholars Loan Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 15, 2018 – The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a gift of $1 million from Johnson & Johnson to the School of Nursing and the Wharton School. This investment launches the Nursing/Wharton Impact Scholars Loan Program, a program that will increase the number of health careRead More

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Penn Launches Strategic Collaboration with Ripple to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 4, 2018 — The Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of The Ripple Project at Penn. This joint-school effort is supported by the blockchain-based global payments leader Ripple under its just-announced University Blockchain ResearchRead More

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Wharton Customer Analytics to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Annual Conference Featuring Evite, Cadillac and Microsoft

Two-day event will explore how companies leverage analytics with keynote addresses and hands-on seminars PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiatives (WCAI), a part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will host its annual conference, Successful Applications of Customer Analytics, May 9-10, 2018 at the InnRead More

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Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business Wins Annual WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Wharton Research Data Services, SSRN and Elsevier are pleased to announce Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business as the winner of the 2018 North America WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™, honoring emerging business schools. Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligenceRead More

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Counting to Save Lives: Sanguis Wins 2018 Startup Challenge Perlman Grand Prize with Medical Device for Chemotherapy Patients

Startup Showcase A Huge Success, Featuring Startups From Across Penn PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 30, 2018—Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winner of the second annual Startup Challenge, sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92: Sanguis, founded by Divyansh Agarwal, GR’23, M’23, Prateek Agarwal, M’19, WG’20, and Daniel Zhang, GR’23, M’23.Read More

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Wharton School and Morgan State University Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management Announce Strategic Collaboration

Philadelphia, PA and Baltimore, MD, April 20, 2018 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that it has entered into a collaboration with Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management focused on faculty and student academic programs.  This is the first collaboration ofRead More

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Second Annual Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Showcase to Feature Best Student Entrepreneurs From Across University of Pennsylvania

Startup Challenge Finalists vie for over $135,000 in prizes; student ventures demo; in-elevator elevator pitches: open to the public on April 27, 2018 PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 19, 2018—Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the second annual Startup Showcase, sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92, on Friday, April 27, 2018, aRead More

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24 Hour Fitness and University of Pennsylvania’s Behavior Change for Good Initiative to Launch Groundbreaking Science-Based StepUp Program

Program Aims to Create Lasting Life-Changing Health Habits SAN RAMON, CA – April 16, 2018 – 24 Hour Fitness and the University of Pennsylvania’s Behavior Change for Good Initiative (BCFG) announce a game-changing science-based partnership and research study to explore what really motivates gym-goers with the goal of creating lastingRead More

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program on Public Policy and the Ecomony in New York City, June 13, 2018

What: 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. This no-cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Assistant Prof. of Legal Studies & Business Ethics Peter Conti-Brown and AssociateRead More

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William P. Lauder Endows the William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows Program with $4 Million Gift

Philadelphia, PA, March 27, 2018 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that William P. Lauder, W’83, has committed $4 million to endow the William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows Program. Mr. Lauder is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees, the Lauder Institute Board of Governors, the Wharton Leadership Advisory Board, and a lecturer in the Wharton School.Read More

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2018 Lipman Family Prize Honorees Named

Winning Honoree will be announced April 20 Philadelphia, PA, March 2, 2018 – myAgro, Operation ASHA, and Ubuntu Pathways have been named as honorees for the 2018 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from an applicant pool of more than one hundred organizations, all three honorees are guaranteed anRead More

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Eduardo Azevedo, Wharton Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Named Among 2018 Sloan Research Fellows

New York, NY, February 15, 2018 – The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announces the selection of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers as the recipients of the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships. The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as among the very best scientificRead More

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Wharton Graduation 2018 Speakers Announced

We are pleased to announce our 2018 Graduation speakers, four visionary business leaders who exemplify the qualities that we imbue in our students throughout their Wharton education — innovation, global awareness, collaboration, and responsible leadership. Wharton undergraduate alumna Safra Catz, W’83, L’86, Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation Wharton MBARead More

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Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen Named Inaugural Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA, January 31, 2018 — Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen has been named the inaugural Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Thomas M. Luddy, WG’76 and Janice Hotra Luddy, WG’77 generously endowed the Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professorship for faculty appointments at theRead More

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Ingrid M. Nembhard Named Inaugural Fishman Family President’s Distinguished Associate Professor at the Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA, January 30, 2018 — Penn President Amy Gutmann and Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett are pleased to announce the appointment of Ingrid Nembhard as the inaugural Fishman Family President’s Distinguished Associate Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, effective January 1, 2018. The Fishman Family President’sRead More