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April 22, 2015 | Press Releases

New $6 million Andrew Carnegie Fellowship Program Supports Social Sciences and Humanities

Philip Tetlock, Wharton Prof. of Management and Penn Prof. of Psychology, is named by Carnegie Corporation to its inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows, a major annual fellowship program that will provide support for scholars in the social sciences and humanities.

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April 8, 2015 | Press Releases

Riders For Health Wins the $125,000 Lipman Family Prize of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced Riders for Health as the winner of the fourth annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize.

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March 18, 2015 | Press Releases

Knowledge@Wharton’s Cuba Opportunity Summit April 1 in New York to Convene Wharton School Faculty, U.S. Government Experts and Business Leaders

Knowledge@Wharton’s Cuba Opportunity Summit: High-Velocity Growth will feature Wharton faculty, present and former U.S. government leaders, U.S. and multinational business leaders and economists from Havana who will discuss the challenges and opportunities of business in Cuba.

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March 13, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton School Awards Dean’s Medal to Dr. Zeti A. Aziz

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 a Penn alumna who has had a tremendous economic impact on the Asia region and beyond, Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

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March 10, 2015 | Press Releases

Wharton Announces Largest Student-Run Platform for Impact Investing

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a new partnership to provide students with world-class experiential training in impact investment through an online crowdfunding platform, and to greatly expand the student-run Wharton Social Venture Fund (WSVF), a flagship program operated under the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

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March 6, 2015 | Press Releases

PwC US Donates $50,000 to Fund Scholars Program at the University Of Pennsylvania

PwC US today announced that it will donate a total of $50,000 for the establishment of a two-year PwC Scholars program. The gift, which will be administered through the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative (PPI), will be used to recognize the accomplishments of undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania who have contributed significantly to faculty-led public policy research.

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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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