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March 5, 2015 | Press Releases

W. P. Carey Foundation endows Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program at Penn Law and Wharton

In recognition of a $10 million endowment from the W. P. Carey Foundation, the JD/MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will be renamed the Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Dave Pottruck, Chairman of HighTower Advisors, to Keynote 2015 Wharton School MBA for Executives | Philadelphia Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that David S. Pottruck (C’70, WG’72), a Penn undergraduate and Wharton MBA alumnus, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA for Executives graduation ceremony in Philadelphia.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, Co-CEOs and Co-Founders, Warby Parker, to Keynote 2015 Wharton School MBA Graduation

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA alumni, Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa (both WG’10), co-founders and co-CEOs of Warby Parker, will be the featured speakers at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.

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March 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Josh Kopelman, Founder, First Round, to Keynote 2015 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that undergraduate alumnus, Josh Kopelman, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2015 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.

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February 11, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton “Business Foundations” Now Available as a Specialization on Coursera

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will offer a Business Foundations Specialization series through Coursera, combining the School’s highly successful four-course Foundation Series with a Capstone Project that allows participants to apply their knowledge to real-world business problems.

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January 23, 2015 | Press Releases

Four Finalists Compete for Rights to Commercialize University of Pennsylvania Nanotech in Third Annual “Y-Prize”

The University of Pennsylvania Y-Prize Competition has announced the four finalists who will battle for $5,000 and rights to commercialize their application of Penn nanotechnology at the third annual Y-Prize Grand Finale.

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January 15, 2015 | Press Releases

International Conflict Tops List of Global Risks in 2015

The biggest threat to the stability of the world in the next 10 years comes from the risk of international conflict, according to the 10th edition of the Global Risks report, published today, to which the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center contributed.

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January 13, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Washington, DC Program, March 4, 2015 on Public Policy Issues

Wharton School Professors Scott Harrington and Kent Smetters to present on “The Affordable Care Act” and “The Economic Outlook, Long-term Risks, and a Framework for Policy Reform.”

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January 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton School Awards Dean’s Medal to Jay H. Baker

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the awarding of the Wharton Dean’s Medal, the School’s highest honor, to one of its most distinguished alumni, Jay H. Baker, W’56.

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December 19, 2014 | Press Releases

Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, Named Senior Fellow at the Wharton School

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that Jonathan Greenblatt, currently Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, will serve as a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School starting in January.

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December 9, 2014 | Press Releases

Tis the Season for Wharton School Holiday Focused Research

Timely studies from Wharton professors available on topics including gift giving satisfaction, consumer location’s impact on shopping and the New Year “fresh start” effect

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September 11, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and SirusXM Pres. and CCO Scott Greenstein Host the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark the Opening of SiriusXM’s Studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School

The ribbon cutting ceremony marks the opening of SiriusXM’s satellite radio broadcast studio for Business Radio powered by the Wharton School.

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August 19, 2014 | Press Releases

The 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize

The editors of MIT Sloan Management Review announced that Hamid Bouchikhi and John R. Kimberly are the winners of the 2014 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize.

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August 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Wharton School Risk Management Center Releases Report “TRIA after 2014”

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce release of the report, “TRIA after 2014” by the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.

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August 4, 2014 | Press Releases

Mid-Level Scientists Most Likely to Use New Research Tools, Says Study in INFORMS Journal

Nonmonotonic Status Effects in New Product Adoption is by Yansong Hu of the University of Warwick and Christophe Van den Bulte of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. It currently appears in the Articles in Advance Section of Marketing Science.

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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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