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March 5, 2015 | Press Releases
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 11, 2015 | Press Releases
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.
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.
January 15, 2015 | Press Releases
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.
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.”
January 5, 2015 | Press Releases
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.
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.
December 9, 2014 | Press Releases
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
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.
August 19, 2014 | Press Releases
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.
August 8, 2014 | Press Releases
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.
August 4, 2014 | Press Releases
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.
July 21, 2014 | Press Releases
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.
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.
June 12, 2014 | Press Releases
June 3, 2014 | Press Releases
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.
June 3, 2014 | Press Releases