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The 2022 Best Countries Report Ranks Switzerland as No. 1 in the World

Quality of life factors as most important for rankings. WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2022—Switzerland returns to the top spot in the overall 2022 Best Countries, a ranking and analysis project by U.S. News & World Report; BAV Group, a unit of global marketing communications company WPP; and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Now in ...Read More

Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize to Honor Jegadeesh and Titman for Momentum Investing at September Conference

PHILADELPHIA, September 13, 2022—The Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation will be awarded to Narasimhan Jegadeesh and Sheridan Titman at a conference hosted by the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The event will be held Friday, September 16 in New York. Jegadeesh ...Read More

Wharton Launches “Business in the Metaverse Economy” Executive Education Online Certificate Program, Becoming First Ivy League Business School to Launch a Program on the Emerging Technology

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2022—The Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is proud to announce the launch of its newest online program, Business in the Metaverse Economy. Developed in collaboration with Prysm Group, a leading economic consulting firm specializing in emerging technologies, this six-week Wharton certificate program is ...Read More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists To Hold Flagship October 2022 Program in Philadelphia, All-Expense-Paid Fellowships Available

Applications now open, deadline to apply for NPF Fellowship is August 29 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists flagship program. After two years of a virtual format, the program will return in-person to Wharton’s Philadelphia campus. There are several funding opportunities available for ...Read More

Wharton Profs. to Present on Crypto Regulation, AI and Venture Capital at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Virtual Program, June 16

Applications now open, deadline to apply is June 8 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the next virtual Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program. The June 2022 program will feature Wharton professors Kevin Werbach, Lynn Wu and Ethan Mollick who will present on “Crypto and Regulation: This Could Be the Beginning of ...Read More

University of Pennsylvania Freshmen Win $50,000 Perlman Grand Prize for their Sustainable Biopharma & Drinking Water Testing Solution at Venture Lab Startup Challenge

PHILADELPHIA, MAY 3, 2022 – The University of Pennsylvania’s Venture Lab is pleased to announce the winner of the sixth annual Startup Challenge, sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92: ToxiSense, co-founded by a team of four University of Pennsylvania freshmen, Aravind Krishnan, C'25, W'25; Udit Garg, ENG'25; Andrew Diep-Tran, W'25; and…Read More Read More

CDD Society Wins $250,000 Lipman Family Prize

Make A Difference and Yamba Malawi Win $100,000 Each PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2022—CDD Society has been named as the winner of the 2022 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from approximately 100 applicants around the globe, CDD Society works to scale the availability of affordable and sustainable community-centered water and sanitation solutions, particularly through innovative ...Read More

Inaugural Wharton Future of Work Conference to Feature Wharton Professors and Guest Speakers Carol Dweck, Malcolm Gladwell, and Satya Nadella

Wharton Future of Work Conference brings together business and academic leaders to discuss collaborating remotely, inclusion, and other timely topics PHILADELPHIA, March 30, 2022—The first-ever Wharton Future of Work Conference, organized by students and faculty at the Wharton School and across the University of Pennsylvania, will take place virtually on April 7, bringing together a slate of speakers that ...Read More

Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E. Perlman Commit $10 Million to Create Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E. Perlman, W’68 PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2022—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $10 million commitment from Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E. Perlman, W’68, that will further the University’s commitment to inspiring innovation among students. Their contribution will…Read More Read More