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Swinergy Wins $50,000 Perlman Grand Prize in Venture Lab Startup Challenge

PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 25, 2023–The University of Pennsylvania’s Venture Lab is pleased to announce the winner of the seventh annual Startup Challenge: Swinergy Inc., founded by Wyatt Frasier (WG’24) and Eugene Alvey. Swinergy is pioneering a solution for the world’s agricultural waste problem that turns livestock manure into renewable natural gas. For the second year in ...Read More

Build up Nepal Wins $250,000 Lipman Family Prize

ADES and Healthy Learners Win $125,000 Each PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2023—Build up Nepal has been named the grand prize winner of the 2023 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from approximately 100 applicants around the globe, Build up Nepal empowers rural entrepreneurs and communities in Nepal and India to build safe, affordable homes and resilient ...Read More

Resilience Education | Wharton WORKS: An Initiative to Empower Incarcerated Individuals with Business Education

PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2023—Resilience Education today announced a partnership with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania that will provide business education to incarcerated individuals. The program, called Resilience Education | Wharton WORKS, is an initiative developed in partnership with Wharton’s Coalition for Equity and Opportunity, and is designed to equip justice-impacted individuals with the tools ...Read More

Wharton Professors Luke Taylor and Robert Stambaugh Win Kellogg’s Moskowitz Prize

For 27 years the Moskowitz Prize has identified and recognized research results that can influence global practice of responsible finance. CHICAGO, April 13, 2023—From a field of over 160 submitted papers, Dissecting Green Returns was selected as the winner of the 2022 Moskowitz Prize at Northwestern University. The award, which recognizes high-impact research in sustainable finance, ...Read More

Wharton Global Forum 2023 in Singapore Addresses Challenges and Opportunities Navigating a Volatile Global Economy

SINGAPORE, March 10, 2023—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today kicked off the 55th Wharton Global Forum at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. The two-day event brings together approximately 700 Wharton alumni and business leaders to explore the most critical issues facing businesses in Singapore and the world today. This marks the first ...Read More

2023 Lipman Family Prize Winners Named

Grand Prize Winner will be announced April 20 PHILADELPHIA, March 8, 2023—ADES, Build up Nepal, and Healthy Learners have been named as winners of the 2023 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from an applicant pool of almost 100 organizations, all three winners are guaranteed an unrestricted financial award of at least $125,000 as well ...Read More

Edgar Dobriban, Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science, Named Among 2023 Sloan Research Fellows

NEW YORK, February 15, 2023—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation today announces the names of the 126 early-career researchers who have been selected to receive a 2023 Sloan Research Fellowship. Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships honor extraordinary U.S. and Canadian researchers whose creativity, innovation, and research accomplishments make them stand out as the next generation ...Read More

Marissa King Appointed Inaugural Alice Y. Hung President’s Distinguished Professor

PHILADELPHIA, February 14, 2023 — Penn President Liz Magill and Wharton Dean Erika James are pleased to announce the appointment of Marissa King as the inaugural Alice Y. Hung President’s Distinguished Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, effective January 1, 2023. The Alice Y. Hung President’s Distinguished Professorship was endowed with a ...Read More

Wharton Profs. to Present on the Power of Words, the Future of Work and ChatGPT at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Virtual Program, March 21

Applications now open, deadline to apply is March 13 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the next virtual Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program. The March 2023 program will feature Wharton professors Jonah Berger, Martine Haas and Christian Terwiesch who will present on “How to Increase Your Impact by Leveraging the Power ...Read More

Dean Erika James Assembles Business and Government Leaders in Singapore for Wharton Global Forum, March 10-11

Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong and Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. are among 600 leaders who will explore global business challenges and opportunities at the business conference What: Following a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wharton Global Forum returns to Singapore March 10-11. Hosted by the world’s first collegiate school of business, the ...Read More