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Did Daddy Get Donald Out of Vietnam and Into Wharton? X-Rays and College Transcripts Could Answer

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Trump's entire persona seems to be built on grandiose claims. Two of them -- his explanation for lacking a military record and his claim of super-intelligence -- demand proof because he raised them as issues.

Is Amazon Reinventing Retail for the 21st Century?

David Cahn | Posted 05.19.2016 | College
David Cahn

As the Internet drives consolidation in competitive industries, with Facebook dominating social media, Apple ruling smartphones, and Uber becoming the king of transportation, Amazon wants to capture market share from its rivals by ingraining itself in our daily lives.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Achieve The American Dream

HooplaHa | Posted 05.05.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

The American Dream is chased by everyone! These Immigrant Entrepreneurs achieved their dreams and share the stories on an inspirational podcast. Kent...

Hey Future Media Mogul, Don't Quit Your Day Job Just Yet

Ira Israel | Posted 03.09.2016 | Media
Ira Israel

"Capital is different from money. Money is used simply to purchase goods and services for consumption. Capital is more durable and is used to generate...

Wharton Professor Says Procrastination Is An Incubator For Creativity

Quora | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Navigating Impact Investing: The Need for Greater Clarity and Efficiency

Ben Thornley | Posted 11.04.2015 | Impact
Ben Thornley

Demand for impact investing is surging - yet investors, even interested ones, have a hard time wrapping their heads around the practice.

Brand New CrossFit Man

Don McNay | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports
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Don McNay

At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.

Startup Insider: How Apu Gupta Built Curalate -- The Future of Image Analytics for Brands

David Ongchoco | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

"I just wish people would stop glamorizing over startups because there is nothing cool about this. There are these outlier stories where startups come out of nowhere and get bought for millions of dollars but they're rare."

Just One Debate Question For Donald Trump

Joe Seldner | Posted 09.12.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

There is one question it would be wonderful for someone to ask Donald Trump at the Republican debate on Sept. 16: What is wrong with you? Seriously. Many of us want to know.

FORBES Raises the Bar on Crowdfunding With FORBES List Resources for Its Upcoming "Under 30 Summit" and $1 Million Prize

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

FORBES has hoisted the bar on Crowdfunding to a Class A level with its FORBES list Advisors, Monetary Resources, and Foundations weighing in with cash...

Does Your Brand Fit Like Cinderella's Glass Slipper?

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

There is an enormous gap between the promise in the marketing message and the actual product or service delivered. I believe the key to solving this problem is going back to leadership and corporate culture.

Going to an Ivy Doesn't Suck: A Response to Zach Schwartz

Theodore Caputi | Posted 05.19.2016 | College
Theodore Caputi

Mr. Schwartz's article made going to an Ivy seem like an empty dream - maybe even a hoax. Honestly, after two years, I wouldn't trade my time at Penn for the world. If you have the opportunity to go, I strongly recommend it.

Every College Student Should Try This

Theodore Caputi | Posted 05.14.2016 | College
Theodore Caputi

Throughout my first two years at Penn, I have had the opportunity to learn from world experts and renowned researchers. But what would I say has been the most valuable part of my Ivy League education?

A Glimpse Into the New World: The 2015 Wharton Social Impact Conference

Simon Rycraft | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Simon Rycraft

Our Social Impact Investing panel will include luminaries whose activities have powered the social impact engine by focusing on investments in this domain.

Meet the Grave Dancer: Sam Zell, Real Estate Billionaire

Jack Cahn | Posted 01.13.2015 | College
Jack Cahn

I walked into Huntsman Hall at The Wharton School expecting to hear another Wall Street junkie spew rhetoric that half the audience wouldn't understand. Instead, I was startled when an older man in jeans and a T-shirt bolted into the room unexpectedly.

Embracing Your Roots

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

While the ability to triumph does come from within, be proud of where you came from. Use your background to your advantage.

Outdoor Company Cotopaxi Puts Its Money Where Its Heart Is

Ahrif Sarumi | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Ahrif Sarumi

Cotopaxi donates a minimum 10 percent of its profit to one of its partner nonprofit organizations to create a sustainable impact in the community those organizations serve. Smith's company goes one step further by showing potential and returning customers where that donation is going.

Millennial Recruitment and Impact Investing

Robert Rubinstein | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Robert Rubinstein

If a company wanted to attract the best and the brightest and retain that talent, they would have to anchor corporate social responsibility and sustainability in all their business processes.

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...