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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement

 

 

WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony

 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 5, 2011
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471May 5, 2011

Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs Bestows 2011 Wharton Venture Award to Support Entrepreneurial Students

Wharton Awards $40,000 to Student Startups to Pursue Ventures Over Traditional Summertime Positions

Is Indian Stock Market Overvalued? Experts Answer

May 4, 2011

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on the Wharton-India Economic Forum.

Article Source: CNBC-TV18

Under the Influence: How the Group Changes What We Think

May 3, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is cited for studying what makes ideas “go viral.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Penn Relays

The Penn Relay Carnival, better known as the Penn Relays, is one of Philadelphia’s most anticipated annual events. Originally held in 1895 as a dedication celebration for Franklin Field, the Relays have taken place during the final weekend of April for more than a century.

 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 2, 2011

Penn’s Field Center to Hear Bill Cosby as Keynote Speaker at “One Child, Many Hands” Conference

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.

PhillyInc: Students Match Wits in Business-Plan Competitions

May 2, 2011

The 13th Wharton Business Plan Competition is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471April 28, 2011

Winning in Style: Stylitics Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition

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.
 

Is It Better to Hire for Cultural Fit Over Experience?

April 28, 2011

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School says, “Cultural fit is incredibly important on a candidate’s abilities to use his skills.”

Article Source: Fortune.com