Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society

WHARTON GRADUATE EMERITUS SOCIETY

50th Reunion Chair - Tom Hadlock, WG’66

Tom Hadlock, WG’66
Chair, Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society (WGES)

Hello WGES Members,

Times are exciting! We have several highly engaging programs and offers for each and every one of you. Our highlights include:

You automatically become a member of the Emeritus Society 45 years after your graduation from the Wharton School. And for me, life can be more fulfilling when you can take advantage of the many activites our well respected graduate school makes available to us.

See what our updated WGES website offers and be amazed! Please contact me if you want to learn more.

Best,

Tom Hadlock, WG’66
Chair, WGES
917-412-0355
Thadlock64@gmail.com

News & Views

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WGES DC Area Lunch – April 11, 2024
Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society 20th Anniversary
WGES Spotlight McClain Gordon WG’73
Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society Leadership Committee
Fall 2023 Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society E-Bulletin
Leadership Committee Member John Majane’s Lunch for DC AREA WGES Members
Wharton Emeritus Society June 2023 Luncheon
Leadership Spotlight: Cliff Leventhall, WG’56

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Picture Guillermo Schmidhuber, WG’71

Guillermo Schmidhuber, WG’71

WGES Spotlight

Mexico’s Leading Playwright

Mexico’s leading playright, Guillermo Schmidhuber, WG71, is a professor at the University of Guadalajara, the second largest university in Mexico. Previously, he taught at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky from 1986 to 1993. Schmidhuber served as the cultural attaché for the Mexican state of Jalisco from 1995 to 2001.

Schmidhuber’s most notable plays include “Obituary,” “The Useless Heroes,” “The Heirs of Segismund,” “The Secret Friendship of Juana and Dorothy,” and “Never Say Adiós to Columbus.” He published a novel titled “Women of the Tequila Volcano” simultaneously in Argentina and Mexico. Additionally, he’s published a plethora of books about Mexican theatre, featuring the work of Rodolfo Usigli and Elena Garro.

As a playwright, Schmidhuber has won several prizes, including the Letras deOro for best work in Spanish written in the United States and the National Award of Theatre by the Mexican government. Audiences across the globe can enjoy Schmishuber’s plays, with translations in German, French, and English.

WGES Spotlight

Picture Guillermo Schmidhuber, WG’71

Guillermo Schmidhuber, WG’71

WGES Spotlight

Mexico’s Leading Playwright

Mexico’s leading playright, Guillermo Schmidhuber, WG71, is a professor at the University of Guadalajara, the second largest university in Mexico. Previously, he taught at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky from 1986 to 1993. Schmidhuber served as the cultural attaché for the Mexican state of Jalisco from 1995 to 2001.

Schmidhuber’s most notable plays include “Obituary,” “The Useless Heroes,” “The Heirs of Segismund,” “The Secret Friendship of Juana and Dorothy,” and “Never Say Adiós to Columbus.” He published a novel titled “Women of the Tequila Volcano” simultaneously in Argentina and Mexico. Additionally, he’s published a plethora of books about Mexican theatre, featuring the work of Rodolfo Usigli and Elena Garro.

As a playwright, Schmidhuber has won several prizes, including the Letras deOro for best work in Spanish written in the United States and the National Award of Theatre by the Mexican government. Audiences across the globe can enjoy Schmishuber’s plays, with translations in German, French, and English.

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The Crandall Challenge

This citation is in recognition of the large number of members who draw upon their Wharton Graduate acquired knowledge, talents, and experience to make a significant contribution to the improvement of community and national socio-economic quality of life through continuous and significant volunteer endeavors.

The Crandall Challenge

This citation is in recognition of the large number of members who draw upon their Wharton Graduate acquired knowledge, talents, and experience to make a significant contribution to the improvement of community and national socio-economic quality of life through continuous and significant volunteer endeavors.

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The Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society has group pages on both LinkedIn and Facebook. The purpose of these groups is to bring you current information about the School, and its students, faculty and curriculum as well as to bring you information on what the world is saying about Wharton, and other information of interest to WGES members.

If you are a member of LinkedIn or Facebook you can search for “Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society” and ask to become a member of one of these groups. You could also email Rick Perkins at raperk1@gmail.com and he will invite you to become a member of one of the groups.

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