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

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

Stylitics Wins Wharton Business Plan Competition

April 28, 2011

The winner of the annual Wharton Business Competition is announced.

Article Source: Philly.com

Shiller vs. Siegel: Are Stocks Cheap or Dear?

April 27, 2011

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School debates the value of stocks.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Hey Day

Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2011 by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes and biting into straw hats. A celebration that is unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event began with a class picnic, followed by the boisterous class procession.

Obama Revealed: A Moderate Republican

April 25, 2011

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on health-care reform.

Article Source: Washington Post

Kitsch Me, Kate

April 18, 2011

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on how profitable the royal wedding will be for the U.K. economy.

Article Source: Time.com

When There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Information

April 23, 2011

Lorin Hitt of the Wharton School is cited for studying a possible “data payoff” in the corporate world.

Article Source: New York Times