Cover Story

  • Putting Knowledge Into Action

    We interview several prominent Wharton community members and let them explain their dreams and accomplishments: Lindsay Beck, S.A. Ibrahim, Neel Kashkari, Dr. Rajiv Shah and Jeff Weiner.

Featured Stories

  • A Call to Order

    Alumni have developed innovative ways to digitize documents and simplify life.

  • Horsing Around

    Horse racing might not make the best investment of money, but its return on passion and thrills is what these alumni are in it for.

Articles

  • A Message from the Dean

    Innovation is central to our culture at Wharton. Investments in new technologies and initiatives are keeping the School at the leading edge in learning.

  • Final Exam

    The cost of college always increases. But how frequently has tuition increased by an amount less than inflation? Get the answer to our Final Exam challenge (and the winner’s name) now!

  • Spring is Here—Not Just In Philadelphia

    It’s great to be on campus to breathe in the memories of School, but you don’t have to be back in Philadelphia to stay connected to Wharton.

  • Journey to the Center of the Network

    Michael Milne, WG’86, ditched his job and traveled the world for a year … and reconnected with the Wharton network along the way.

  • From the Quad: Raised to a Higher Standard

    The Wharton Undergraduate Program has already given this graduating senior the opportunity to apply her strategic business skills in the scientific field.

  • A “Shot” at Changing the World

    The best business and public leaders, people like Wharton MBAs, have the responsibility to face the challenges of globalization and geopolitics.

  • Let the Best Brand Win

    Wharton Digital Press delivers again, this time with a Wharton Executive Essentials book about brand management.

  • 4×1: Class Notes Correspondents

    This spring, we again present an expanded Class Notes. It would be impossible without our Class Correspondents—dedicated alumni who collect the notes for their given class year. As you might expect, they are tuned in to the Wharton community. So who better to ask the following question?

  • 4X1: What Is the Most Amazing Thing a Classmate Has Recently Accomplished?

    This spring, we again present an expanded Class Notes. It would be impossible without our Class Correspondents—dedicated alumni who collect the notes for their given class year. As you might expect, they are tuned in to the Wharton community. So who better to ask the following question?

  • The Watch List

    We identify potentially viral new products, services and companies from the Wharton community. This time around, it’s books.

  • Please Don’t Go, Professor

    Len Lodish’s 45-year career has helped shape the face of the Wharton School. We ask him to reflect upon it now that he has announced his retirement.

  • News Brief

    Boost for BPC The Wharton School announced a $1.65 million contribution from Ellen Hanson Perlman and Richard E. Perlman, W’68, for the Perlman Prize, which will be awarded through the annual Wharton Business Plan Competition managed by Wharton Entrepreneurship. The 2012-2013 Business Plan Competition culminates with the Venture Finals. The Perlman Prize will be awarded to the students whose business plan is judged at the Finals to have the greatest potential. It carries a total winnings purse of $45,000. In addition to sponsoring prize monies, the Perlmans’ contribution will also provide key operational support for the Competition. Wharton Students Top the Field Twenty-three teams entered the 13th Annual Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition. Only one team—the Wharton team—emerged as the winner. Team members included first-year MBA students Rick Aubrey, Eric Klein, Zack Peckham and Mark Turner. During the event on February 22, teams were tasked with analyzing Staples Inc. for a fictional private equity group. The students had five days to prepare for a 30-minute presentation. Sponsored by the Wharton MBA student Private Equity & Venture Capital Club, the competition is the largest MBA-level leveraged buyout case competition in the world.

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