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July 30, 2012 | Press Releases
PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School to Co-host Business and Financial Responsibility Training Seminar for 150 High School Educators, All Expenses Paid
Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) and PwC today announced the convening of the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The all-expenses-paid financial literacy conference for 150 educators will be held Sept. 28-30 on the Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
July 23, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has been recognized for excellence in leadership development training by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). The EFMD honored Wharton and Merck & Co., Inc., with an Excellence in Practice Award for a custom program in executive development.
June 4, 2012 | Press Releases
Retailing in a Global, Multichannel World, a conference to be held at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City on June 20-21, is co-sponsored by the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School, the Marketing Science Institute, and the Fashion Institute of Technology.
May 29, 2012 | Press Releases
RightCare Solutions, a Startup Based on Penn Nursing Research, Wins the Janssen Connected Care Challenge
Through Penn’s UpStart program, Kathryn Bowles and co-inventor Mary Naylor, licensed the Discharge Decision Support System to RightCare Solutions, a company co-founded by Penn and Wharton MBA graduate Eric Heil, who serves as the company’s CEO.
May 18, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has established a new Wharton/Penn Risk and Insurance Program (WPRIP). The Program’s goal is to promote and disseminate cutting-edge research on risk and insurance at the University of Pennsylvania.
May 16, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton’s Lauder Institute Launches New Global Track for MBA Students Seeking International Business Education and Expertise
The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies today announced a new program focused on preparing future global leaders to solve complex business problems in an inter-connected world.
May 14, 2012 | Press Releases
Graduation Keynote, Host of the Emmy® Award-Winning “The Dr. Oz Show,” Provides Lessons for Work, Life
May 8, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold “Buzz, Engagement & Connectivity” Program at Wharton | San Francisco, June 27, 2012
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.
April 26, 2012 | Press Releases
The Right Stuff: RightCare Solutions Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition Michelson Grand Prize with a Diagnostic to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team RightCare Solutions won the $30,000 Michelson Grand Prize of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition (BPC).
April 24, 2012 | Press Releases
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April 5, 2012 | Press Releases
2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition “Great Eight” Finalists Announced will Compete for over $115,000 in Prizes, VC Interest
The Wharton Business Plan Competition has announced the eight finalists who will vie for $116,000 in prizes at the annual Venture Finals taking place Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Wharton School’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall, on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
April 4, 2012 | Press Releases
“Emerging Market Nations Will Get More Power”: IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde Gives Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton Exclusive Interview
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, who rarely gives interviews, sat down with Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School’s online journal of research and analysis, for an in-depth discussion of the European recession.
Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), a member of the Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton network at the University of Pennsylvania, hosted an Entrepreneurship Competition for high school students in Miami-Dade Public Schools.
The Wharton School announced today that it expects strong attendance at the fourth cohort of the Women’s World Banking (WWB) Advanced Leadership Program.
The Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School today announced the release of its bi-annual ranking of the most cited Spanish social scientists, measuring the impact of their research activities worldwide.
March 29, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton Venture Award, Early Supporter of Past Recipients Invite Media, Milo.com & Warby Parker, Selects Wharton School Student Entrepreneurs to Receive $50,000 in Summer Venturing Support
Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce recipients of the 2012 Wharton Venture Award (WVA). The $10,000 award supports students financially over the summer so that they can concentrate on developing their own entrepreneurial ventures instead of pursuing traditional full-time internships.
March 26, 2012 | Press Releases
March 22, 2012 | Press Releases
Carol Bartz, Former CEO of Autodesk and Yahoo!, to Keynote 2012 Wharton MBA Program for Executives Graduation at Wharton | San Francisco
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Carol Bartz, former President and CEO of both Yahoo! and Autodesk, will be the featured speaker at the School’s 2012 graduation ceremony for the MBA Program for Executives at Wharton | San Francisco.
March 22, 2012 | Press Releases
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Two-time Emmy® Award-Winning Host of the Emmy® Award-Winning “The Dr. Oz Show,” To Keynote 2012 Wharton School MBA Graduation
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that Wharton MBA and Perelman School of Medicine alumnus Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD, will be the featured speaker at the School’s MBA graduation in Philadelphia.