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10 Years Later -- Reunion Reflections on Success

Stephanie Hsu | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Hsu

It took some time to realize that even though my title and pay were the highest they had ever been, this situation was not sustainable. I was spending more time in my car than with my daughter every day, and I found that unnerving.

The Terrible Fear of Paying the Poor Too Much

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The GOP is so afraid that the nation's lowest wage earners will get a raise that Republican politicians across the country are working overtime to outlaw wages above $7.25 an hour for these workers.

36 Tips for the College Freshman

Edward Lando | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Edward Lando

As a freshman, the sense of being lost in a big new world was exciting, but at the same time I treasured every bit of advice I could get.

Breakfast at the Magic Room of LVMH With Stacey Bendet and Wharton Baker Retail Center

Anastasia Roumelioti | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Anastasia Roumelioti

When the tough question "how can a business woman be a mother of two and also have time for herself and her husband?" was asked, Stacey said that she deals with everything with a lot of humor and a strict timetable.

Tricks of the Trade: Teaching Personal Finance to High School Students

Kathy Focht | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Kathy Focht

Creating a generation of financially savvy consumers is within our capability. Every effort we make will improve our students' financial future and, as a result, the future of our economy.

What Business Schools Must Do to Put More Women in the C-Suite

Daria Burke | Posted 02.02.2013 | Black Voices
Daria Burke

So, how useful are the SWIBs of the world and what role do organizations like this actually play in female leadership development, and in what students are learning that they can use in the real world?

The Science Of Victoria's Secret Catalogs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

Time flies when you're looking at a Victoria's Secret catalog. Being exposed to sexually arousing images like those in a Victoria’s Secret catalo...

Single CEOs Take More Risks

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.29.2012 | Small Business

Single CEOs are more likely to take risks that could boost their businesses' bottom lines, but also increase volatility, according to a study by Nikol...

The Economic Case For Same-Sex Marriage

Bloomberg View | Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

From Bloomberg View: The national discussion about same- sex marriage is heating up. Just last week, North Carolina voted to prohibit the practice,...

The Kairos Society: Young Entrepreneurs On the Rise

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business

Ankur Jain, a recent Wharton grad has created a potential juggernaut of students from all over the world -- all looking to "do well by doing good." This is a business model I can get behind.

Let's Value People as an Asset, and Bring Financial Statements into the 21st Century

R. Paul Herman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business
R. Paul Herman

People are generally classified as expenses on the income statement and liabilities on the balance sheet -- not as an investable asset. Thus, when CEOs seek to increase profit, they cut costs -- like people -- rather than investing in assets -- like people -- that can appreciate.

Small Business Ambassador: President 'Believes In Small Businesses'

AOL Small Business | Rod Kurtz | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

As administrator of the Small Business Administration, Karen Mills serves as President Obama's primary ambassador to small-business owners, a constitu...

Alissa Finerman Has No Regrets

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Martin

The former bond trader and Wharton MBA got burnt out from the corporate life and felt passionless at work. That meant leaving Wall St. and enrolling in a coaching program at NYU.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 28: Should I Pursue An Advanced Degree? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz advises students at the University of Pennsylvania about graduate school, angel investors and venture capital. Go Quakers! ...

Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Ross

What do the disasters of George W. Bush, the Wall Street melt-down, and the poison of the Tea Party all have in common? Politicos and their puppet ma...

A Tribute to Women in Service

Nancy Mahon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nancy Mahon

As our country's future business leaders, it is incumbent upon students and young professionals to prioritize and value community service in their personal lives and throughout their professional career.

Jessica Simpson Supports Eric Johnson Ditching Wharton | K.C. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jessica Simpson and her new boyfriend, ex-NFL pro Eric Johnson, are spending plenty of time together -- as evidenced by the Twitter picture that the s...

Buying Time: The Pursuit Of Happiness

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Work gives us a sense of productivity and self-esteem -- in addition to paying the bills -- but many of us work far more than we really need to in order to get these rewards.

In Time of Hope, Tragedy Strikes Promising Student-Athletes

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Death has taken a couple of promising student-athletes at top academic institutions, one a junior and one a senior about to graduate, in two truly tragic incidents.

Suspension With a Message: The NFL Parks Big Ben

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's much-anticipated ruling on star player Ben Roethlisberger was stern and expected. Here are ten thoughts about the suspension.

Obama Wants to Steal Your 401(k)! And Why That May Be a Good Idea

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

You'd think the stock market's 25% drop from its 2007 peak, not to mention the suspension of matching contributions at scores of 401(k) sponsors, was apocalyptic enough to keep the conspiracy theorists busy. But apparently not.

Cloudy Days Make Campuses More Appealing: Study

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A University of Pennsylvania professor has discovered that prospective students who visit college campuses on overcast days are 9 percent more likely ...

Project You: Tuning and Transforming Your Life

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Last year in the United States, a record 480,000 people ran a full marathon--all 26.2 miles of it. Another 1.3 million quit smoking, while countless m...

Unions Battle New Age Robber Barons

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

To succeed now, unions must be able to stand toe-to-toe with global corporations on their own turf, which means in many cases unions too must be global.