The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the establishment of a Partnership for Globalization with Sovereign Bank, part of Banco Santander. The Partnership will support two initiatives at the Wharton School and the Lauder Institute, enhancing teaching and research on the economic, technological, political and social aspects of globalization and the teaching of business languages.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer has been honored with a Deal of Distinction Award by the Licensing Executive Society (USA and Canada) Inc.
The award was given for a collaborative research agreement forged earlier this year by Penn and pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca that will make use of academic and private-industry resources to generate new Alzheimer’s disease drug candidates for clinical development.
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.
Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on the proposed halting of foreclosures.
Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring an analytical study of motivation in Major League Baseball.
Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University’s proposed art sale and is cited for co-authoring “Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.”