Education, Business, & Law

Wharton | San Francisco Breaks Ground on New, Expanded Facility

SAN FRANCISCO-- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today that its Wharton | San Francisco campus will relocate to the historic Hills Plaza building on the San Francisco Embarcadero in January 2012, with const

Peter Winicov

theCoursebook takes top prize in GSE business plan competition

Alexandre Scialom, a 32-year-old native of Fouju, France, and creator of theCourseBook, took top honors and won a total of $50,000 in prize money in this year’s Milken-Penn Graduate School of Education Business Plan Competition, the only business plan competition solely focused on improving education.

Jill DiSanto

In the News

The Wall Street Journal

The complete guide to haggling in this economy

To plan for a negotiation, Richard Shell of the Wharton School recommends humanizing oneself, practicing with a script, and always showing respect.



Target is being held hostage by an anti-LGBTQ campaign

Yoram Wind of the Wharton School says that Target’s Pride-themed merchandise campaign was trying to reach a growing LGBTQ market of customers and employees.



AI optimism: How embracing artificial intelligence is getting workers ahead

Daniel Rock of the Wharton School says that reducing people’s workloads is a key advantage of AI entering the workplace.


The Washington Post

U.S. debt default could hit Social Security payments first

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School says that many older Americans have very little, often illiquid, savings.



Massive money manager Pimco likens passing a debt ceiling deal to passing a kidney stone: ‘We are in the painful period right now’

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School says that there is zero chance the debt issue will not be resolved, though there will be posturing and debate up until the last minute.