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Wharton Update
MONTHLY NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
OCTOBER 2012
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Dean
Dean Tom Robertson talks about the drive to make Wharton "a force for social and economic good in the world."
 
Duggan
A new Wharton Public Policy Initiative, led by Prof. Mark Duggan, will bridge business and government by providing timely, nonpartisan research to policymakers.
 
Engagement
New teaching and learning opportunities are a response to conversations with faculty, students, and alumni.
 
Mars
Alumnus Elon Musk (C'97, W'97), CEO of Space X and Tesla, pushes the envelope for humans to travel farther, faster.
 
West
Fifty-six full-time MBAs are at Wharton | San Francisco this fall in a unique pilot program that immerses them in the entrepreneurial culture of the West Coast.
 
New Faculty
From public policy to real estate, Wharton welcomes 16 new faculty members, expanding the total number of standing faculty to 230.
 
MOOC
Prof. Kevin Werbach's MOOC (massive open online course) on Gamification enrolls more than 76,000 students in Penn's partnership with Coursera.
 
Equity
In a recent research paper, co-authors Prof. Alex Edmans and PhD student William Mann probe the choice to issue equity or sell non-core assets.
 
SUMR
Through Penn's innovative SUMR (Summer Undergraduate Minority Research) program, Anand Gopal (W'13, C'13) did original health sciences research with faculty.
   
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Collom Vice Dean Doug Collom offers advice to founders who are seeking protection against being fired from the companies they created.    READ BLOG »
 
Wry Prof. Tyler Wry discusses his research on the balance between social good and delivering profits among microfinance institutions.    READ BLOG »
 
Lipman Wharton and Penn students on what they learned while helping to plan and execute elements of the Lipman Family Prize.
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The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone
October 4, 2012
Wharton Women in Business Conference
October 5, 2012
The Lauren & Bobby Turner "Doing Well and Doing Good" Social Impact Executive Speaker Series presents actress and philanthropist, Eva Longoria
October 10, 2012
 
 
 
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