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Wharton School Announces Eight New International Executive Board Members
May 20, 2011
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the appointment of eight new members to the School’s International Executive Boards: Junichi Endo, WG’93, Simon Mordant, WAM’95, and James T. Riady join Wharton’s Executive Board for Asia; Rosanna Ramos-Velita, G’92, WG’92, and Alexander G.
Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement
May 6, 2011
    WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony   WHO:            Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning actor Denzel Washington will give the address and receive an honorary doctor of arts degree.
Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs Bestows 2011 Wharton Venture Award to Support Entrepreneurial Students
May 5, 2011
Wharton Awards $40,000 to Student Startups to Pursue Ventures Over Traditional Summertime Positions
Penn GSE and IUR to Host “Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America”
May 5, 2011
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is hosting “Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs in Metropolitan America: The Policy, Practice and Research Issues,” May 25-26 in Houston Hall, 3733 Spruce St.
Penn’s Field Center to Hear Bill Cosby as Keynote Speaker at “One Child, Many Hands” Conference
May 2, 2011
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania announced today that Bill Cosby will serve as the opening keynote speaker for its fourth biennial conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” June 8 at 9 a.m. at Penn’s Wharton School.
Winning in Style: Stylitics Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition
April 28, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 28, 2011--The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team Stylitics won the $30,000 Michelson Grand Prize of the 2011 Wharton Business Plan Competition (http://bpc.wharton.upenn.edu). The prize was awarded at the Wharton School’s annual Venture Finals, April 27, 2011, where student finalists received more than $115,000 in combined cash prizes and in-kind legal/accounting services.  
2011 Wharton Business Plan Competition “Great Eight” Finalists Vie for Prizes, VC Interest
April 12, 2011
The Wharton Business Plan Competition has announced the eight finalists who will vie for $116,000 in prizes at the annual Venture Finals (http://bpc.wharton.upenn.edu/) taking place Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the Wharton School’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall, on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The event is free and open to the public. The Wharton Business Plan Competition “Great Eight” finalists are:
Wharton Launches Wharton Digital Press: Innovative Global All-Digital Business Publishing Initiative
April 11, 2011
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces the launch of Wharton Digital Press (http://wdp.wharton.upenn.edu), an innovative global all-digital publishing initiative that will publish books electronically, including ebooks, enhanced ebooks, mobile apps, and print books available through print-on-demand technology.
Corey Metzman of Penn Named a 2011 Truman Scholar
March 31, 2011
PHILADELPHIA -- Corey Metzman, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a 2011 Truman Scholarship.Metzman, who is pursuing a dual degree in Penn’s College of Arts and Sciences and Wharton School through the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, has traveled extensively for his studies and research.
Two Penn Campus Renovation Projects Garner LEED Gold Designations
March 25, 2011
PHILADELPHIA -- Two recent renovations on the University of Pennsylvania campus have been certified LEED Gold this month by the U.S. Green Building Council: The School of Arts and Sciences’ Music Building at 202 S. 34th St., and Joe’s Café, a new eatery in the Wharton School’s Steinberg-Dietrich Hall.