SPIKE Life@Wharton / LCD Screen Help

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SPIKE's Life@Wharton module provides snapshots of life at Wharton.  You can submit photos or other artwork to this SPIKE channel; once your image is approved it will appear in SPIKE and on the LCD monitors throughout Huntsman Hall.

Content for screens that display Undergraduate (UGR) content is approved by the Undergraduate Program, and content for screens displaying MBA content is approved by the MBA program office. 

Policy guidelines for uploading an image to Life@Wharton

  • Only images for school-related activities, or related to "Life at Wharton" will be approved. This does not include material about personal activities or commercial enterprises.
  • School administrators have the right to refuse any submission.
  • For images advertising an event, there is a limit of one posting per event.
  • There is a 2-week posting limit for Life@Wharton images.

Technical guidelines for uploading an image to Life@Wharton

  • Optimal Image size for Life @ Wharton is 800 pixels wide by 450 pixels high. This size correlates to the standard widescreen format (16:9). There are many free photo editors available from Picasa to Flickr that enable cropping and re-sizing. See below for tips on saving from Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Uploaded images must be either .jpg, .gif, or .jpeg files.
  • Please use RGB Color Mode. Photos cannot be in CMYK Color Mode.
  • The file size must be less than 200KB.
  • The file name can only contain letters, numbers and underscores. No spaces are allowed.

Creating a Life@Wharton image from a powerpoint slide

  • Open the Powerpoint file.
  • Click on the Design Tab.
  • Click on the Page Setup (or Slide Size)option to bring up the Page Setup dialog box.
  • From the "Slides Sized For:" drop down box select the 16:9 option and click OK.
  • Select "Save As" -> "Other Formats"
  • In the Save As dialog box pick a location, select "JPEG File (*.jpg)" from the "Save as type:" drop down box, and click the Save button.
  • This file can be uploaded to Life @ Wharton and will automatically be sized appropriately to 800 pixels by 450 pixels.

Upload a Life@Wharton image

  • Log into SPIKE.
  • Click Life@Wharton.
  • Click on Submit an Image.
  • Read and accept the Usage Agreement.
  • Click through the wizard
  • Click the button Post Image.

Delete or change Life@Wharton images 

Once your image has been submitted to Life@Wharton, you will need to contact the appropriate program office to change or delete your image.

MBA StudentsContact the MBA Program Office for the MBA View and Milestones destinations

Undergraduate Students:  Contact the Undergraduate Program Office undergradinfo@wharton.upenn.edu for the UGR View and Undergrad Web Site.

Life@Wharton Image Does Not Appear

If you've submitted your image to Life@Wharton but it hasn't been posted after 24 business hours, contact the appropriate program office to request more information.

MBA StudentsContact the MBA Program Office for the MBA View and Milestones destinations

Undergraduate Students:  Contact the Undergraduate Program Office (undergradinfo@wharton.upenn.edu ) for the UGR View and Undergrad Web Site.

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