“This new certificate will add to the knowledge students gain at the Law School and allow them to broaden their understanding of important legal issues by examining Latin America through a social scientific lens,” noted Professor Emilio A. Parrado, Director of Penn’s Latin American and Latino Studies Program and Chair of the Sociology department.
It’s been a busy summer for the JD/MBA Program here at Penn. While the majority of Penn Law and Wharton MBA students spent the past few months working at their summer internships, our rising 2L JD/MBAs were busy in the…Read More
Adrian Cronauer perfected those three words on the air while hosting a radio program called “Dawn Buster” in Saigon from 1965 to 1966. Comedic actor Robin Williams, who died Monday, made those words famous when he portrayed Cronauer in the 1987 critically acclaimed film “Good Morning, Vietnam.”
Exploring Business, Entrepreneurship and Related Career Opportunities with a JD/MBA Degree Panel Discussion and Networking Night
Duke Law and Fuqua alumni and students from around the country are invited to meet one another and hear about the experiences of highly accomplished JD/MBAs who have achieved great success in entrepreneurship, sports/entertainment, technology/biotech, transportation and beyond. Network with fellow Duke alumni and graduates of schools including Columbia University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California at Berkeley.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Cornell Club - 6 E. 44th St., New York, NY 10017 A reception will be hosted before and after the discussion ($38.00 per person). Advance registration required. Register here. Questions? Contact Jonathan Sutter JD ’04/MBA ’03 at JDMBASummit@gmail.com.
Who won the Frank H. Gelman memorial prize at graduation this year (2014)?
Hi! Yes, Lynette Downs, Alexander Smorczewski, and Neil Tyler were all nominated to share this award jointly! The Frank H. Gelman Prize is awarded annually to the student who has demonstrated special promise in the subjects of real property and real estate transactions.
According to data from Coursera, two of the most popular free, online courses for professionals are taught by Wharton faculty. One of those is on offer this fall: An Introduction to Financial Accounting with Prof. Brian Bushee: bit.ly/1qL6PDe
Summer at Wharton has officially begun. With the close of another academic year and the Class of 2014 transitioning to the role of alumni, the Admissions Team is preparing to hit the road again. We will be meeting with prospective…Read More
Whether in business, in public interest and advocacy, technology, or in government, the world needs lawyers who understand the law in its various contexts, and who are able to integrate disparate areas of expertise to solve real-world problems.
In this video feature, voices from across the Penn Law community discuss how the distinctive emphasis on cross-disciplinary education at Penn Law embraces a University-wide ideal of integrating knowledge.
Alumni, students, and faculty including James Sandman L’76, President of Legal Services Corporation; Joshua Cox L’14, JD/ Certificate of Study in Politics at Fels Institute of Government; Jodi Schwartz W’81 L’84 WG’84, partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; Tereza Widmar L’15, JD/MA International Studies at the Lauder Institute; and Professor Dorothy Roberts, 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge professor, the George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology, and the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander ED’18, GR’21, L’27 Professor of Civil Rights, highlight how the Law School’s interdisciplinary focus sets Penn Law apart and prepares its graduates to be practice-ready.
CommonBond is a student loan repayment platform that connects student and graduate borrowers with individual and institutional investors to save borrowers money on their student loans and allows investors to earn a financial return. It was co-founded by one of Penn’s very own JD/MBA graduates, Jessup Shean.
I came to the decision to go to law school late in the college game, but once I finally figured out what [I think] I want to do with my life, the decision-making didn’t end. Like many 20-somethings, I liked having…
Penn Law has so many amazing things to offer, one of which includes being located in the most underrated city in the world – Philadelphia. Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia but going to college in Pittsburgh, I…