Business

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

Ivy League Diplomas Still Worth Price of Admission

March 1, 2011

The value of degrees from Penn and the other Ivies is spotlighted.

Article Source: CNBC

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

How Unions Helped Bring Economic Justice to Black Workers

February 25, 2011

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how beneficial labor unions were to black workers.

Article Source: AlterNet
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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.
 

Don’t String Me Along, Temp Workers Say

February 22, 2011

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. labor market.

Article Source: Reuters

3 Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

February 22, 2011

Vice Dean Doug Collum of the Wharton School (San Francisco) shares his suggestions for the self-employed.

Article Source: VentureBeat