SiriusXM Announces the Launch of “Purpose Built” Hosted by Allbirds Co-Founder and Co-CEO Joey Zwillinger

The special series will feature entrepreneurs sharing the secrets behind their successful, socially–responsible companies   SiriusXM’s “Purpose Built” will air on both SiriusXM’s Business Radio and Insight channels NEW YORK – March 12, 2019 – SiriusXM announced today the launch of Purpose Built, a special series hosted by Allbirds Co-Founder and Co-CEORead More

2019 Lipman Family Prize Honorees Named

Winning Honoree will be announced April 26 PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2019 — ACEV, Global Foodbanking Network and World Bicycle Relief have been named as honorees for the 2019 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from an applicant pool of more than one hundred organizations, all three honorees are guaranteed an unrestrictedRead More

Wharton to Host Global Forum in Shanghai Featuring Dean Geoffrey Garrett and CEOs of Dianping, PAG Asia, E-House

What: The 53rd Wharton Global Forum will bring together more than 800 leaders in business and government along with Wharton School faculty and alumni to explore the most critical issues facing global business. Attendees will share their deep expertise and elite insider perspectives, while examining the tremendous transformation happening inRead More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program on Public Policy Issues in Washington D.C., March 28, 2019

What: The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises. This no-cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Prof. of Business Economics & Public Policy Kent Smetters and Prof.Read More

Duncan Watts appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

PHILADELPHIA, January 16, 2019 — President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett are pleased to announce the appointment of Duncan Watts as the University of Pennsylvania’s twenty-third Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 1, 2019. Watts, a pioneer in the use of data to study social networks, will be the Stevens University Professor, withRead More

Wharton Executive Education and Penn Medicine Launch Health Care Innovation Program

PHILADELPHIA, December 7, 2018 — From the first-ever coronary artery bypass to today’s dramatic advances in precision cancer treatment, medical innovations continue to revolutionize health care. Novel ways to deliver patient care, and new reimbursement models, are also transforming the landscape. Now, through a partnership of the Aresty Institute of ExecutiveRead More

Wharton Named First Business School to Receive Prestigious IACET Accreditation for Online Continuing Education Courses

Wharton Online bets on the future of learning with accreditation that will benefit self-directed learners PHILADELPHIA, November 15, 2018 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) awarded Wharton Online, the School’s digital learning platform, prestigiousRead More

Wharton School Appoints Scott Douglass as Vice Dean of Finance and Administration

Position encompasses finance, human resources, facilities management and School strategy PHILADELPHIA, November 5, 2018 — Scott Douglass today has joined the Wharton School as Vice Dean of Finance and Administration. Douglass will lead Wharton operations and finance, including Budgeting, Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Wharton Computing and Wharton Research DataRead More

Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative to Host Analytics Accelerator Summit, Nov. 2, 2018

What: The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) will host its second annual Analytics Accelerator Summit featuring student presentations after a month-long Accelerator Challenge. Hand-selected Penn and Wharton students, ranging from undergrads to MBAs, have worked in tandem with four companies to solve real-world customer data analytics problems. From the internationally-acclaimed BarnesRead More

Wharton Raises Campaign Goal to $1 Billion

PHILADELPHIA, October 2, 2018 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced that it has increased its More Than Ever campaign goal to $1 billion, an opportunity made possible by record levels of support and engagement from the School’s alumni and friends to incubate ideas that transform business,Read More