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The One and Only Malala

Few people can equate their life to a movie without sounding pretentious and trite. But Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and a courageous survivor of Taliban brutality, simply and earnestly painted the contrast of her early childhood as an innocent, happy girl against the terrible incident that transformed her into a


Meet the MGECian

Production functions, government interventions and price discriminations were at top of our minds last  week (but no more!) and sighs of relief echoed through the hallways of Huntsman and Steinberg-Dietrich  on Thursday evening as we bade them goodbye. To look back upon the quarter-long course and to get to  know the faculty that made the


5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Attend the 2014 WWIB Conference

1. It’s the first step to figuring out the rest of your life. When you wrote to the Wharton admissions committee, you were certain you’d use your MBA to further microfinance across the third world.  Now that you actually see the bills come in, investment banking and consulting are looking pretty nice (sorry marketers!).  The

From left to right: Hubert Vuagnat, physician and wound care expert at the University Hospital of Geneva, Eric Comte, MSF Geneva medical director, Rohit Gupta (WG ’15), Neil Agarwal (WG ’15), and Cyndi Chung (WG ’15).  The remainder of the team, Ankit Saxena (WG ’15), Miti Sathe (WG ’15), Kevin Wu (WG ’14) and Emma Boswell (Wharton PhD Candidate) are not pictured.

Wharton Global Health Volunteers Team Helps Doctors Without Borders Save on Medical Supply Procurement

By Neil Agarwal (WG’15) and Rohit Gupta (WG’15) Needless to say, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF and known as Doctors Without Borders in the United States) does great work.  A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, MSF deploys 26,000 doctors and medical professionals to conflict zones and developing communities in 70 countries.  When MSF met with

Campus Mourns Tragic Loss Of Zachary Woods WG ’16

Zachary Woods WG ’16 passed away on Tuesday following a car accident on 30th and Walnut St. In an effort to avoid the accident, Woods climbed a traffic pole which was ultimately struck by a car that thrust him and the pole 38 feet off of an elevated part of Walnut St. Woods had arrived