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Lauder is truly a #global program and we celebrate the diverse backgrounds and internationality of our students. Take a look at this snapshot for the Class of 2024.   #internationalstudies #upenn #globalcommunity #diversity #languagelearning @Wharton
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From the U.S. Coast Guard to @Microsoft... Mike Struthers (WG’21) honed his leadership skills on active duty while turning to the Wharton EMBA program to gain the business acumen needed to transition to the private sector. His #WEMBA Impact story 📽️
⚾️📊@WhartonSABII published its inaugural student research journal during the spring, highlighting#sportsanalyticss studies from undergrad and high school students. Explore the projects covering baseball, basketball, figure skating, field hockey, and more:
We had a great time hosting students from the 2022 NBA Math Hoops National Championship along with @WhartonSABI.🏀…n
Proud to welcome @isss_penn Forerunner Global to India again. Thank you @PennGlobal @Wharton @PennEngineers @WeingartenCtr @PennGSE @Pennalumni for joining us to make the session a big success! #Penninindia
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After news that Kellogg's will split into three companies, Prof. Emilie Feldman – whose research focuses include spinoffs – discussed with @CNN: "Cereal is Kellogg's legacy business, [but] other parts of its portfolio ... have better future prospects."
Manoj Simha (W'22) is combining his finance education and interest in nonprofit work with his love of creative writing to his role as finance director for Cosmic Writers. The project provides free creative writing instruction to K-12 students virtually.
Josh Harris, managing partner of the @sixers, and his wife Marjorie are investing $1 million into companies selected by the joint Penn Medicine and @Wharton Fund for Health initiative.
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President Biden has proposed suspending the federal gas tax for three months. Cited throughout media coverage of the proposal, the @BudgetModel estimates it would lower average gas spending per capita by $4.79-$14.31 and federal tax revenue by about $6B:
Paying employees daily has become a recruitment tool for companies in a tight labor market. But workers who access their wages on demand often develop a false sense of their own wealth and spend more, per Prof. @wdlrosa's new research. @whartonknows 📝
In negotiations, when should we care more about relationships than favorable deal terms? Based on findings in his new paper, Prof. @ME_Schweitzer explains to @whartonknows why negotiators should think about long-term relationships with their counterparts:
Recent #WhartonGrad Marc Minichello (W'22) took home the NCAA javelin championship earlier this month, becoming the second @Penn athlete ever to do so and the ninth individual champion in @PennTrack history. 📝
As part of #WhartonExecEd's month-long Advanced Management Program (AMP) this spring, participants learned to row together. The activity is one of several outside-the-classroom experiences that teaches leadership and team-building while forming bonds:
Thrilled that this paper (with @ravivmg @enrico_berkes @M_B_Ross Julia Lane and Bruce Weinberg) is out in @Nature today. We find that women are much less likely to be credited with authorship (13% less) and inventorship (59% less) than men🧵…D
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While job openings are at a near record high and wages are increasing, "employers have virtually all the power," Prof. Peter Cappelli tells @BusinessInsider. Read why he doesn't expect permanent changes despite workers' recent gains:
@Reuterss offers an inside look at@Pennn’s first-ever NFT – developed by our Stevens Center to celebrate@PennMedicinee’s research – including an interview with Penn Sr. Executive VP and#WhartonGradd Craig Carnaroli (W’85)…r
.@PennMedicine scientists made mRNA discoveries that were essential in developing COVID-19 vaccines. Our Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance has commemorated their work in an NFT that will be auctioned by @ChristiesInc to fund ongoing @Penn research.
How should companies adapt to the ongoing global supply chain crisis? Wharton alumni who've worked through the disruptions offer a look inside the issue, and faculty experts share how we might gird ourselves for even greater challenges in the future:
An uptick in corporations developing their own "academies" and "universities" has prompted some soul-searching in academia, according to Finance Prof. @NickRoussanov, a research fellow at @nberpubs. He spoke to @FT about the implications of the trend.
What's it like to take a Wharton class? Here’s a look inside “MGMT 897: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the New Space Era,” a one-of-a-kind MBA elective on the emerging space sector led by Management Prof. Rahul Kapoor:
A father-son moment on stage! ❤️💙#HappyFathersDayy 🎥: @bri_monee/TikTovh
#WhartonGrad 🎓 / Dad 👨‍👦 Wishing a Hap#FathersDayDay to all of the dads in the Wharton community – with a special shoutout to those who've juggled fatherhood and school at oncFOS
As we celebrate #Juneteenth within the Wharton and @Penn community, look back on Dean @erikahjames' conversation with @DrIbram, director of the @AntiracismCtr. They discussed the significance of the holiday, anti-racism, and the role of higher education.
In negotiations, when should we care more about relationships than favorable deal terms? Based on findings in his new paper, Prof. @ME_Schweitzer explains to @whartonknows why negotiators should think about long-term relationships with their counterparts:
🇬🇧 Th#WhartonImpactct Tour headed overseas to London this week as Prof@wheniszsz joined Dea@erikahjameses and dozens of alumni for a conversation o#ESGSG. Their discussion explored how firms can responsibly respond to societal pressures, while also driving impact and valuel3
At @Penn, three out of every four startups have defined impact goals. To better support impact entrepreneurs, four recent grads – including Seungkwon Son (W’22) – established College Green Ventures, which aims to be a hub for social impact on campuses.
"American lives depend on changing how the U.S. spends money on biomedical research. This is the perfect moment for the NIH to evolve." Prof. of Health Care Management @ZekeEmanuel offers suggestions to transform the @NIH in @TheAtlantic:
📈@whartonyouthh's Global High School Investment Competition is a free, online investment simulation for high school students & teachers, designed to teach teamwork, communication, risk & other aspects of investing.#WhartonYouthInvestss Registration is now open until Sept. 16.
🧠 Socioeconomic factors such as education, income and neighborhood can literally shape your brain, according to research from an international group of professors, including Wharton's Gideon Nave @gidinn). Prof. Nave spoke with@FastCompanyy to
#Pride Jeffrey Schoenfeld (WG’84) established the Prism Fellowship to provide #WhartonMBA tuition to one LGBTQIA+ student/year: Meet the first two recipients: 🏳️‍🌈 Colan Wang (WG'22) 🏳️‍🌈 Dillon Patel (WG'
A research paper co-authored by Wharton Accounting Prof. Daniel Taylor (@ProfAnalytics) formed the basis for a bill in Congress that aims to level the ground on #insidertrading disclosures. Taylor joined @WhartonBizDaily to discuss the findings & impact:
2021 was the best ever for India's startup ecosystem, with $38 billion invested across 2,100 deals – leading to the birth of 44 unicorns, more than all previous years combined. @rnsehgal (WAM'15), Managing Partner of Equanimity Ventures, explains why:
What's it like to take a Wharton class? Here’s a look inside “MGMT 897: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the New Space Era,” a one-of-a-kind MBA elective on the emerging space sector led by Management Prof. Rahul Kapoor:
Could a surge in gas prices scar consumer behavior around travel for life? A new research paper examining the oil price shocks of the '70s suggests first impressions around driving "matter a lot." Co-author Prof. @ArthurvBenthem explains to @whartonknows:
In an op-ed in @thehill, Prof. @g_allon – who studies operations strategy and supply chain management – writes that rather pandemic supply chain issues, the root of the baby #formulashortage "is major issues and oversights in quality management."
A Visual Marketing course available to all @Penn students combines the principles of visual #neuroscience with the practical applications of #marketing. @WhartonAnlytcs details what's made the class so popular and insightful, led by Profs. @barbarakahn and @zab_johnson:
With support of the #WhartonMBA Student Life office, MBA Pub made its long-awaited return this year. Two student leaders detail one of the program's most anticipated traditions in @whartonmagazine:
Can electric vehicles revitalize American manufacturing? Prof. @lynnwu02, who studies the impact of emerging technologies on business, tells @whartonknows the time is right for @Hyundai, @Samsung & others to invest in a combination of software & hardware:
Following @amazon's shareholders meeting in which several proposals were rejected, Prof. @maemcdonnell spoke with @YahooFinance about board responsibilities: “The proposals can be an echo of that broader reputational challenge that a company faces." $AMZN
"If you're looking for exceptional innovation opportunities, and a structured approach for identifying and capitalizing on them, you need to go beyond #designthinking," says Prof. Christian @terwiesch, @MackInstitute for Innovation Management co-director.
As someone who has been an entrepreneur, and now teaches & researches startups, I find few arguments more frustrating than “entrepreneurship can’t be taught.” It is wrong and, ultimately destructive. A 🧵, but start with this: entrepreneurship classes can have huge impacts.👇…7f
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The new @PennMedicine – Wharton "Fund for Health" invests in companies aimed at strengthening the social determinants of health for economically disadvantaged Philadelphians. @WhartonUGR Sophia Chang (W'24) reflects on her internship in the program:
The @RRBMnetwork 2022 Responsible Research Summit opened yesterday with Deans from @Wharton and @INSEAD calling for more responsible and impactful research that builds a bridge between science and practicality #RRBM
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Today, @Mette_Morsing, Head of PRME, moderated a panel on the #SDGs at @RRBMnetwork's Responsible Research Summit, by @Wharton & @INSEAD Panelists: @SandaOjiambo, Asst. SG & CEO of UN @globalcompact, Bob Chapman, CEO of @barrywehmiller, & @wmijnhardt, Policy Director @RSMErasmus
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CEO ⁦@BeckDudley⁩ takes the floor #RRBM Summit 2022 emphasizing societal impact: counting output in pure numbers is like counting no of research articles. It is not enough! We expect business schools to show activities creating demonstrable societal impact ⁦@Wharton
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I, too, derive hope for the future from the students coming in and out of our programs, who are more purpose-driven than previous generations. Thank you to Alex for this salient and sound advice, capturing values I view as core to the future of @Wharton and business at large.…
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Low expectations aren't always detrimental, according to research from Prof. @snurmo, who's found that crafting an "underdog narrative" can boost performance. Head to the whiteboard for a lecture from his "Power and Politics in Organizations" class:
As we celebrate #PrideMonth in the Wharton community, we're spotlighting the Wharton Alliance – the Ivy League’s first LGBTQIA+ pre-professional undergraduate organization. Learn about the club at 📸 Pictured here: its 2022 general and executive boards.X
👏 Prof.@Rachel_D_Arnettt was named to@PoetsAndQuantss' Best 40-Under-40 MBA Professors list for Prof. Arnett works in the Organizational Behavior subgroup of our Management Dept. and specializes in DEI, intergroup relations & intersectionality.P
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