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

Daniel A. Levinthal, Professor of Corporate Strategy, Named Among Clarivate Analytics Annual Forecast of Future Nobel Prize Recipients

PHILADELPHIA, September 20, 2018 — Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, today named 17 world-class researchers as Citation Laureates – researchers whose work is deemed to be, ‘of Nobel stature’, as attested by markedly high citation tallies recorded in theRead More

NSE Academy, Wharton Executive Education and Knowledge@Wharton Sign MoU to Impart Financial Knowledge and Skills to Indian High School Students

Philadelphia / Mumbai, September 10, 2018: The NSE Academy Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE), Knowledge@Wharton (K@W), the online journal of research and business analysis of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton Executive Education (WEE) have signed a Memorandum ofRead More

Wharton to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Financial Crisis with Future of Finance Panel, Sept. 13, 2018

WHAT: The 10th anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse is September 15. Well before that fateful day Wharton School professors were studying seismic changes taking place in the finance world. That discussion continues when Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett, himself a political scientist, hosts a dynamic panel called, “The Future of Finance:Read More

Wharton and INSEAD Renew Strategic Alliance

Six campuses, two schools, one alliance — creating a worldwide network unique among global business schools PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 23, 2018—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and INSEAD are pleased to announce the renewal of their strategic alliance through June 2021.  Established in 2001, the Wharton-INSEAD Alliance combines theRead More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Funding Application Deadline: Nearly All Expenses Covered for Selected Reporters Attending Oct. 2018 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 for BusinessRead More

Johnson & Johnson Gift Provides Undergraduate Financial Aid and Serves Communities through the Nursing/Wharton Impact Scholars Loan Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 15, 2018 – The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a gift of $1 million from Johnson & Johnson to the School of Nursing and the Wharton School. This investment launches the Nursing/Wharton Impact Scholars Loan Program, a program that will increase the number of health careRead More

Penn Launches Strategic Collaboration with Ripple to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 4, 2018 — The Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of The Ripple Project at Penn. This joint-school effort is supported by the blockchain-based global payments leader Ripple under its just-announced University Blockchain ResearchRead More