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Blending Learning: Technology Helps Facilitate the Face-to-Face Experience

March 14, 2011

Andrew Atzert of the Wharton School comments on the blending of face-to-face and technological components in online learning.

Article Source: Financial Times

Surprised? American Lost Faith in Banks

March 8, 2011

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are cited for co-authoring an article on public trust in financial institutions.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Union Decertification Gives Players Leverage but Carries Risk

March 9, 2011

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on the Nation Football League’s possible union decertification.

Article Source: USA Today

Recession Thins Faith in Government, Banks

March 9, 2011

Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson of the Wharton School are cited for their research on Americans’ confidence in financial institutions during troubling economic times.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Without Loan Giants, 30-Year Mortgage May Fade Away

March 3, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on lenders, mortgages and the housing market.

Article Source: New York Times

How to Score a Second Chance at a Not-So-Perfect Job Interview

March 4, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School compares interviewing to dating.

Article Source: Forbes Online

Uniting Students in Sustainable Microfinance

March 1, 2011

Student Charlie Javice of the Wharton School is spotlighted for her plan to develop a microfinance platform.

Article Source: Inc.

Boomers Mean Business

March 1, 2011

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says, “Many boomers have not saved enough, particularly if they intend to retire before 70.”

Article Source: AARP

Small Tech Gets Religion

March 1, 2011

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says small business can benefit from targeting a specific customer demographic.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471March 1, 2011

Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs’ 2011 Business Plan Competition Chooses 26 Semi-Finalists

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that the Wharton Business Plan Competition has chosen its 26 semi-finalists. The semi-finalists of the Competition, which is open to any University of Pennsylvania student and managed by Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs, will compete for $116,000 in prizes and the chance to present full business plans at the annual Venture Finals on April 27, 2011.