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Eduardo Azevedo, Wharton Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Named Among 2018 Sloan Research Fellows

New York, NY, February 15, 2018 – The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announces the selection of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers as the recipients of the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships. The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as among the very best scientificRead More

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Wharton Graduation 2018 Speakers Announced

We are pleased to announce our 2018 Graduation speakers, four visionary business leaders who exemplify the qualities that we imbue in our students throughout their Wharton education — innovation, global awareness, collaboration, and responsible leadership. Wharton undergraduate alumna Safra Catz, W’83, L’86, Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation Wharton MBARead More

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Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen Named Inaugural Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA, January 31, 2018 — Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen has been named the inaugural Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Thomas M. Luddy, WG’76 and Janice Hotra Luddy, WG’77 generously endowed the Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professorship for faculty appointments at theRead More

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Ingrid M. Nembhard Named Inaugural Fishman Family President’s Distinguished Associate Professor at the Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA, January 30, 2018 — Penn President Amy Gutmann and Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett are pleased to announce the appointment of Ingrid Nembhard as the inaugural Fishman Family President’s Distinguished Associate Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, effective January 1, 2018. The Fishman Family President’sRead More

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program on Funding & Scaling Startups at Wharton San Francisco, March 8, 2018

What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, 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. This no-cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Professor Gad Allon and Adjunct Professor David Wessels on “Scaling FirmRead More

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WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award Presented to the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology at AACSB Conference in South Korea

PHILADELPHIA– Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) as the winner of the WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™ for the Asia Pacific region. The award, createdRead More

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Wharton Global Family Alliance Enters Unique Collaboration with Northern Trust — Enriching Research Opportunities and Expanding Thought Leadership

Philadelphia, PA, October 24, 2017 — The Wharton Global Family Alliance (Wharton GFA), a world-leading forum for engagement between major global families with substantial resources and preeminent Wharton faculty, is pleased to announce a unique collaboration with Northern Trust’s Global Family and Private Investment Offices Group. As the Wharton GFARead More

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Mayor James Kenney to Attend Wharton School Amazon HQ2 Student Competition Finals Oct. 13 on University of Pennsylvania Campus

The Wharton School is pleased to harness its entrepreneurial, analytical and communications talent to support the City of Philadelphia’s efforts to bid for Amazon’s second headquarters. Two complementary contests for students are now launched: a Writing Competition conceived by the Wharton Communication Program and the Amazon HQ Case Competition developed by Wharton undergraduate students. Read More

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Funding Application Deadline: Nearly All Expenses Covered for Selected Reporters Attending Oct. 2017 Program

Just weeks to apply before Wharton Public Policy Initiative Funding deadline What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the Penn Wharton Public Policy Funding, which will allow up to five business reporters who cover aspects of public policy to attend the Wharton Seminars forRead More

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Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Announces Inaugural Startup Showcase Featuring the Best Student Entrepreneurs From Across the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the inaugural Startup Showcase on Friday, April 28, 2017, a new event showcasing the best student-founded startups from across the University of Pennsylvania. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at the Wharton School’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall on the University of Pennsylvania campus.Read More