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Rights Group: Ghana's Gold Mines Rife With Abuse

October 29, 2010

Philip Nichols of the Wharton School says, "People are looking to gold as a refuge."

Article Source: Associated Press

The New Faces of the Foreclosure Crisis

October 28, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School shares her thoughts on the foreclosure issues.

Article Source: Marketplace

Wharton Shops for Retail MBAs

October 28, 2010

The Wharton School announces a $15 million gift from Jay and Patty Baker.

Article Source: CNNMoney.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 29, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Opens Business Plan Competition Submissions; Top Prize $25,000

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation have announced that the 2011 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is open for submissions.

            Entering its second year, this global competition is the first contest specifically aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and addressing challenges in education.  It is designed to connect social entrepreneurs to venture capitalists and other funders interested in improving education.

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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471October 28, 2010

Wharton School Announces $15 Million Gift From Patty and Jay H. Baker to Establish Retailing Center


Philadelphia, PA—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $15 million gift from Patty and Jay H. Baker to permanently endow the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center. Jay Baker, W’56, is a member of the Wharton Board of Overseers and retired president and director of Kohl’s Corporation, the Milwaukee-based department store chain.

VIDEO: Future of Housing Finance

October 25, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School offers her perspective on the fate of the housing market.

Article Source: CNBC

Happiness Rethink

October 22, 2010

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for their new working paper highlighting life satisfaction.

Article Source: Financial Times

Revving the Business School Innovation

October 21, 2010

Vice Dean Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School contributes his opinion on revitalizing innovation management in top business schools.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

For 'B-to-B' Companies, Finding Facebook 'Friends' Can Be a Struggle

October 20, 2010

Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School comments on the advantages companies can gain from using social media.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Video: Golden Opportunity in Stocks

October 19, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the current stock market.

Article Source: CNBC