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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

The Growing Appeal of Healthcare

February 21, 2011

J. J. Cutler of the Wharton School comments on MBAs entering the health-care industry in new ways.

Article Source: Financial Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 21, 2011

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Issues Special Report on Improving Teaching Quality

PHILADELPHIA –- The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released a special report highlighting how donors can improve the single biggest in-school factor affecting students: teaching quality. 

Audio: Fannie, Freddie, and The Sinking Housing Market

February 17, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses the future of American housing.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Cotton Crisis Send Prices Soaring

February 18, 2011

Stephen Hoch of the Wharton School discusses cotton crisis and the consumer market.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Filing for Bankruptcy, Borders Hits Troubled Times

February 16, 2011

Daniel Raff of the Wharton School comments on the financial troubles of a major bookstore company.

Article Source: National Public Radio

The World’s Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40

February 16, 2011

Adam Grant, Kartik Hosanagar and Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School are highlighted.

Article Source: Poets & Quants

New York Stock Exchange Merger Not a Radical Shift

February 16, 2011

Saikat Chaudhuri of the Wharton School comments on the NYSE merger.