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Lipman Family Prize Doubles Down on Scaling Up with $500,000 Beacon Awards

PHILADELPHIA, October 17, 2019 — The Lipman Family Prize is putting another $500,000 on the table, in the form of the Beacon Awards, to reward and support previous Lipman Prize honorees who have demonstrated success in scaling up their social impact efforts. During the Wharton Global Forum in October 2020, two previous Lipman Family Prize ...Read More

A New Name—and a New Era—for The Wharton School’s Book Publishing Arm

“Wharton School Press” Heralds Timeless Demand for Trusted Content and Enduring Presence of Digital Publishing Technologies PHILADELPHIA, October 15, 2019—The book publishing arm of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is changing its name from Wharton Digital Press to Wharton School Press. “Wharton School Press has made a significant impact on behalf of the school ...Read More

The Wharton School Expands MBA Early Admission Program

Students outside the University of Pennsylvania eligible for Wharton’s MBA Advance Access Program, deadline to apply is April 1, 2020 PHILADELPHIA, September 24, 2019 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced that it is expanding its MBA deferred admissions program to students outside the University of…Read More Read More

Ambassador Joseph Westphal Named Inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor at the Lauder Institute

PHILADELPHIA, September 19, 2019 — The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania announced the appointment of Ambassador Joseph Westphal as the inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor. Chang Sun, G’89, WG’89, PAR’10, PAR’14, PAR’22 generously endowed the faculty chair to expand the Lauder Institute’s Senior Global Fellows Program, in ...Read More

Mohamed A. El-Erian Named a Senior Global Fellow at the Lauder Institute and Part-Time Professor of Practice at the Wharton School

PHILADELPHIA, September 4, 2019 — Mohamed A. El-Erian has been named a Senior Global Fellow at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies and part-time professor of practice at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The appointment, effective July 1, 2019, was announced by Martine Haas, Anthony L. Davis Director of ...Read More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Funding Application Deadline: Nearly All Expenses Covered for Selected Reporters Attending Oct. 2019 Program

Deadline to apply is September 16 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for funding opportunities for the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program in Philadelphia. Three journalists who cover aspects of public policy will be selected to receive Penn Wharton Public Policy Funding, which covers the cost of tuition, ...Read More

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Announces Two All-Expenses-Paid Fellowships for Oct. 2019 Program, Courtesy of the National Press Foundation

Applications now open for NPF fellowships, deadline to apply is August 23 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite U.S.-based business journalists to apply for an all-expenses-paid fellowship to the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program in Philadelphia. Each year, the National Press Foundation offers two fellowships that cover the cost of tuition, course ...Read More

Gift from Barry and Marie Lipman to Expand Lipman Family Prize and Provide Three Six-Figure Prizes to Social Impact Organizations

Applications open July 1, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a new gift from 1970 undergraduate alumnus Barry Lipman and his wife Marie Lipman to expand the Lipman Family Prize. Building on the prize they originally established in 2011, their new gift will continue to provide ...Read More

Angela Bostick Named Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

PHILADELPHIA, June 19, 2019 — Dean Geoffrey Garrett has announced that Angela Bostick will join the Wharton School on Monday, August 5 as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. In that role, Bostick will lead the Marketing and Communications Department, which contributes to the growth of Wharton revenue and brand reputation. Currently serving as the Chief Growth ...Read More