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Media Contact:Aaron Olson | aolson@upenn.edu | 215-746-6490January 31, 2011

2011 Thouron Awardees Are Selected

CURF is proud to announce a Penn record-tying 7 Thouron Award winners!

Grace Ambrose will graduate in 2011 from the College of Arts & Sciences with a BA in the History of Art, as well as a minor in Creative Writing. She has worked at the Whitney Museum in New York and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and plans to study Curation while in the UK.

How to Tweet Your Way to Retirement Goals

January 31, 2011

The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School is mentioned as way to stay updated with the latest retirements research released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Top Schools: Wharton

January 31, 2011

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on the new curriculum changes that the school will soon implement.

Article Source: Financial Times

Major Changes Afoot at Top Business Schools

January 28, 2011

The Wharton School is cited for its new curriculum changes.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Is Now the Time to Promote an Employee?

January 26, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on companies restructuring decisions such as employee promotion.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why CEOs Rarely, if Ever, Get Fired

January 26, 2011

Luke Taylor of the Wharton School shares his views on why CEOs are seldom dismissed from their positions.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Sherrie Madia | madia@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-898-1190January 26, 2011

Penn, Wharton Get $6.5 Million Gift From Barry R. Lipman for Lipman Family Prize in Leadership, Innovation

The University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School are pleased to announce  a $6.5 million gift from Barry R. Lipman to establish the Lipman Family Prize.  Awarded annually, the Prize will recognize and amplify the work of an organization devoted to positive social impact and the creation of sustainable solutions to significant social and economic challenges.

Stores Within Stores: Retail’s Savior?

January 24, 2011

Z. John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on the future of the consumer market as stores merge and develop larger partnerships.

Article Source: Fortune

Just Say No

January 24, 2011

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School comments on the details of equity indexed annuities.

Panel Seeks Ways to Better Cope with Disasters

January 20, 2011

Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School says, “We are facing losses that are far, far greater than what we’ve has in the past.”

Article Source: Associated Press