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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | October 7, 2010

Wharton School to Host 2011 Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco

Philadelphia and San Francisco – The Wharton School announced that, for the first time in the history of the Wharton Global Alumni Forums, the School next year will combine the three regional Forums into a single event, to be held in San Francisco on June 23-24, 2011. We are excited to hold this year's Forum in conjunction with the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of Wharton | San Francisco, our West Coast campus and home to a thriving MBA Program for Executives, as well as an entrepreneurship program and non-degree programs for executives.

Video: Wharton's Siegel Interview

October 5, 2010

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School offers stock-market forecasting.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Sniffing .300, Hitters Hunker Down on Last Chances

October 2, 2010

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring an analytical study of motivation in Major League Baseball.

Article Source: New York Times

The Math and Science of Baseball

October 5, 2010

Shane Jensen of the Wharton School creates a mathematical model to analyze sports errors.

Article Source: MSNBC

The Burden of Incarceration: 1 in 28 Kids Have a Parent Behind Bars

September 30, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School discusses parental incarceration.

Article Source: New York Times

How Mortgage Securitization Affected the Economy

September 29, 2010

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses mortgage securitization.

Article Source: Washington Post

3 Big Merger Announcements Show Readiness to Spend

September 28, 2010

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School discusses stock-market spending.

Article Source: USA Today

The Best Executive M.B.A. Programs

September 30, 2010

Wharton’s Executive M.B.A. program is cited as the top in the nation in the Wall Street Journal’s  2010 rankings.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Global Focus Draws Students to Europe for Business

September 26, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on efforts to create a strong international education alliance with universities overseas.

High-Frequency Trading: Not as Profitable as You Think

September 24, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Alex Kulesza and Yuriy Nevmyvaka of the Wharton School are cited for their research on high-frequency trading.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal