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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

Digital Leadership Online Program Announcement

Managers Drive Digital Transformation with New Wharton School Online Program PHILADELPHIA, March 21, 2022—With today’s business landscape constantly changing and adapting to new technologies, it has become crucial for companies to embrace digital strategies. A new digital leadership education program from Wharton Online at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania seeks to equip leaders ...Read More

2022 Lipman Family Prize Honorees Named

Winning Honoree will be announced April 21 PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2022—CDD Society, Make a Difference, and Yamba Malawi have been named as honorees for the 2022 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from an applicant pool of almost 100 organizations, all three honorees are guaranteed an unrestricted financial award of $100,000 as well as executive ...Read More

Judd B. Kessler appointed inaugural recipient of Howard Marks Endowed Professorship

PHILADELPHIA, February 17, 2022—Judd B. Kessler has been named the inaugural Howard Marks Endowed Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The professorship, which has been generously funded by Howard S. Marks, W’67, is dedicated to Wharton faculty in the field of behavioral economics and behavioral investing. Kessler, a professor within Wharton’s Business Economics ...Read More

Wharton Launches Online ESG Specialization on Coursera

Wharton Online’s newest specialization provides fundamental concepts and application as the demand for ESG expertise in business increases PHILADELPHIA, February 10, 2022 — With more and more businesses committing to greater sustainability, there is growing demand for talent with environmental, social and governance (ESG) expertise according a recent Financial Times article highlighting the emergence of ESG ...Read More

Wharton Profs. to Present on Inflation, Corporate M&A and Financial Markets at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Virtual Program, March 16

Applications now open, deadline to apply is March 8 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the next virtual Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program. The March 2022 program will feature Wharton professors Itamar Drechsler, Emilie Feldman and Jules van Binsbergen who will present on “The Rise and Fall of American Inflation,” “The ...Read More