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April 13, 2012 | Press Releases
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.
March 15, 2012 | Press Releases
Jonah Berger, an assistant professor of marketing at the Wharton School, has more than just March Madness. He’s scored a three-pointer with his research studies surrounding motivation and performance in basketball.
March 12, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School Announces Executive Education Program to Help New Business Leaders Transition Into Management Roles
The Aresty Institute for Executive Education at the Wharton School today announced a new program, The Leadership Edge: Strategies for the New Leader. Developed to meet the needs of executives transitioning into management roles, the program brings faculty who teach the core content in Wharton’s MBA program to its new San Francisco campus June 4-7, 2012.
February 28, 2012 | Press Releases
Rebuilding the Global Banking Industry: Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton Release Video eBook Detailing Scenarios for the Next Decade of Banking
In the industry’s first-ever interactive eBook published by Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton, “Global Banking 2020: Foresight & Insights,” banking leaders explore a spectrum of potential scenarios – including some extreme possibilities – that could develop in the coming decade, along with strategies to help global banks thrive.
February 27, 2012 | Press Releases
Next week nearly 800 executives in the financial services industry will join more than 40 Wharton School faculty members on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania for the 60th annual Securities Industry Institute (SII).
February 21, 2012 | Press Releases
Aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs and trailblazers will have the opportunity to implement their ideas on a global scale with the launch today of the Innovation Tournament 2021.
Error in Adrenaline Sensitivity Research Leads to Wharton Digital Press “Brilliant Mistakes” Contest First Place Win
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces Dr. Stephen Salzman of UCLA Medical Center is the grand prize winner of Wharton Digital Press’ “Brilliant Mistakes” contest.
February 9, 2012 | Press Releases
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the official grand opening of its new West Coast campus home, Wharton | San Francisco, in the historic Hills Plaza building on San Francisco’s Embarcadero.
February 7, 2012 | Press Releases
Wharton is applying SAS® Grid Computing technology to help speed complex research for its clients using Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS).
February 6, 2012 | Press Releases
2nd Annual Wharton Future of Advertising Super Bowl Ad “Tweet Meet” Awards “Best Commercial” to Chrysler
The second annual “Wharton Future of Advertising Super Bowl Ad Tweet Meet” (#whartonfoa) announces that Chrysler won the voting for “Best Commercial.”