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Real Men Stand Up for Gender Equality

“A man and his son are in a terrible car crash, and the father is killed. The son is rushed to the emergency room, and the emergency room attending physician sees the boy and says I can’t treat him, that’s my son. How is this possible?” We’ll get to the answer later. WWIB Week is

Meet Your Cluster Presidents

Earning trust and support from your classmates – especially when you’ve just met them 2 months ago – is definitely not an easy thing. Last week, the presidents of the four clusters were announced after a very competitive election. President of Cluster 1 is Abby Stewart, who grew up on the South-side of Chicago and

What if Wharton Changed its Logo like Google?

This past week Google debuted its new logo and the public reaction was swift and sharp. “The new logo retains the rainbow of colors but sheds the grownup curlicues: it now evokes children’s refrigerator magnets, McDonald’s French fries, Comic Sans. Google took something we trusted and filed off its dignity,” wrote The New Yorker. “Google’s

How to Make the Most of Wharton

  It was sometime between reviewing the seventh and eighth budget coming across my desk this summer that I realized that this whole Wharton thing was for real. The budgets weren’t for my internship, though. They were for WGA and they proposed big things, like a Napa Valley Takeover in December and leadership coaching for

Wharton Wrap UP

Stay Calm, Lead On

The first year of business school flies by in a flurry of emotions—it’s altogether exhilarating, stressful, social, lonely, stimulating, and exhausting. You undergo a landslide of personal development during those ten months. And then, in the blink of an eye, you’re done with finals and moving on to summer internships. The lessons we learn both

The Wharton Journal End-of-Year Wrap Up

    Check out more from the Wharton Journal, and like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter: 10 Problems Only Wharton MBAs Will Understand The Case for Race-Based Humor by Meng-Xi Hu WG’16 Colors of the Wind: Thai Ambassador to the US at Wharton by Sirin Akaraphan WG ’15

Masculinity Under the Microscope

For several years, the MBA Program Office and WWIB have been screening Miss Representation, Jennifer Siebel Newsome’s 2011 film exploring the portrayal of women in mainstream media. Until this year, with the active participation of the 22s and others, male attendance at the screenings has been sparse at best. So when upwards of 120 registered

Welcome to Wharton!

Dear future Wharton Class of 2017 MBA candidates, Congratulations! If you are reading this, it is because you are an impressive, committed, and ambitious professional who is excited about coming to Wharton in August. (That, or you’ve hacked into a WG’17 admits’ email account. Well done, we should talk!) As many of us at Wharton