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Creating Equity in COVID-19 Testing: 3Cor Bio Wins $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize in Virtual Startup Challenge

PHILADELPHIA, May 3, 2021—Venture Lab is pleased to announce the winner of the fifth annual Startup Challenge, sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92: 3Cor Bio, founded by Ranjan Pati (C’21, W’21). 3Cor Bio produces low cost, accessible diagnostics for infectious diseases, including a COVID-19 diagnostics device. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Venture Lab held the competition ...Read More

Wharton Professor Dean Knox Awarded 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

NEW YORK, April 28, 2021 — With the goal of applying scholarly perspectives to some of society’s most important issues, Carnegie Corporation of New York today announced the 2021 class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows. The philanthropic foundation will grant each fellow $200,000 to fund significant research and writing in the social sciences and humanities that ...Read More

EarthEnable Wins $250,000 Lipman Family Prize

The Luminos Fund and PEAS Win $100,000 Each PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2021––EarthEnable has been named as the winner of the 2021 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from more than 115 applicants around the globe, EarthEnable aims to eliminate unsanitary living conditions by building an affordable and sustainable housing industry in rural Africa. As the ...Read More

Wharton Profs. to Present on Corporate Governance, Vaccine Uptake and Housing Market at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Virtual Program, June 2

Applications now open, deadline to apply is May 25 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the next virtual Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program. The June 2021 program will feature Wharton professors Katy Milkman, Ben Keys and Mary-Hunter McDonnell who will present on “The Science of Behavior Change,” “Unpacking the COVID-19 Housing ...Read More

Penn Wharton Budget Model Projects that The American Jobs Plan will raise $2.1 trillion by 2030 and decrease federal debt by 6.4% by 2050

The American Jobs Plan will decrease GDP by 0.8% by 2050 PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2021––On March 31, President Biden announced The American Jobs Plan–a $2.7 trillion plan to invest in American infrastructure. The plan includes spending provisions aimed at rebuilding various sectors of American infrastructure and financing provisions which would…Read More Read More

Top Organizations Across US Launch NinetyToZero To Combat Racial Wealth Gap

Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Lead Research Partner The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, Robin Hood foundation, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, ACLU, McKinsey & Company, Lord Abbett, and Children’s Defense Fund join together to combat the racial wealth gap  NEW YORK, April 6, 2021—An inaugural group of…Read More Read More

2021 Wharton People Analytics Conference to Feature Speakers Ray Dalio, Katie Ledecky, Oris Stuart, Kara Swisher, and Tina Tchen

Annual student-run event hosted by Professors Adam Grant, Angela Duckworth, and Cade Massey brings together leaders from business, academe and the world’s premier organizations to inform the future of work PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2021 —The annual Wharton People Analytics Conference will take place virtually on April 15, bringing together hundreds of leaders, innovators and expert practitioners ...Read More