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Wharton Research Data Services, SSRN and Elsevier Announce Groundbreaking New Collaboration — Elevating Research and Researchers Who Use WRDS

Philadelphia, PA, April 12, 2017 — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is excited to announce a first of its kind collaboration with SSRN, the world’s leading preprint server and working paper repository, and Elsevier, aRead More

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Grayken Program in International Real Estate at the Wharton School Creates New Opportunities in Global Real Estate Education

Philadelphia, PA, April 4, 2017 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the establishment of the Grayken Program in International Real Estate, a major new asset to the School’s Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center and Real Estate Department. With his leadershipRead More

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Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis Advance Access Program Creates New Pathways to and Financial Aid for the Wharton MBA

Philadelphia, PA, March 28, 2017 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Ken Moelis, W’80, WG’81, and Julie Taffet Moelis, W’81, have made a $10 million gift to establish the Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis Advance Access Program, a deferred admission opportunityRead More

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University of Pennsylvania announces new Penn Athletics Wharton Leadership Academy and the David S. Pottruck, C’70 WG’72 Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – March 7, 2017 – The University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce a $1 million commitment from David S. Pottruck C’70, WG’72, to establish the Penn Athletics Wharton Leadership Academy. This innovative new program — a partnership between the athletics department and the Anne and John McNulty LeadershipRead More

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Washington, DC Program, March 17, 2017 on Public Policy Issues

The one-day program will feature Penn Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Wharton Professor of Health Care Management Ezekiel Emanuel, and Wharton Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics David Zaring, presenting on healthcare policy and financial regulations, respectively.Read More

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces 2016 Scholarships to October Program Covering Nearly All Expenses for Public Policy & Business Focused Reporters

The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the Penn Wharton Public Policy Scholarship which will allow up to five business reporters who cover aspects of public policy either domestically or internationally to attend the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists flagship program in Philadelphia this year.Read More

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Networks and Platform Based Business Models Win in the Digital Age, According to a New Study by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management

A new research study to be published by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management gives credence to the power of evidence based management, big data and machine learning when examining the performance of today’s digital platform and networked based business models. Read More