Wharton School

Fed Poised to Unveil New Program to Aid Economy

November 3, 2010

Kenneth Thomas of the Wharton School comments on preserving the legacy of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Article Source: Associated Press

The Heated Debate Over Proxy Access

November 2, 2010

A study co-authored by Daniel J. Taylor of the Wharton School is cited for its perspective on proxy access.

Article Source: New York Times

Appraise the Past to Build the Future

November 1, 2010

Michael Useem of the Wharton School contributes his perspective on the midterm elections and the effect they will have on President Obama’s future.

Article Source: Washington Post

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