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

Wharton Launches ESG Executive Certificate Programming

Suite of virtual executive programs is tailored for senior leaders, financial professionals, and strategists PHILADELPHIA, January 19, 2023 —The Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of a portfolio of executive certificates and programming in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) space. Created in collaboration ...Read More

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  • Lessons from the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse March 14, 2023
    Wharton finance professor Itamar Drechsler discusses what led to the collapse of SVB and the questions it raises for banks, depositors and regulators going forward. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • The Innovation Tournament Handbook: A Conversation with Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich March 10, 2023
    Wharton professors Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich discuss their new book, 'The Innovation Tournament Handbook,' a how-to manual for generating winning ideas and solutions in any organization. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • How the Medium Shapes the Message in Marketing February 20, 2023
    What is the best medium for communicating with consumers? It depends on the content, according to the latest research from Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • The Brewing Backlash Over Rewards Programs February 13, 2023
    Customers are unhappy when their favorite retailers make it harder to earn rewards, as Starbucks, Dunkin’ and Best Buy have recently done. But firms have to walk a fine line between customer loyalty and profits, says Wharton’s Raghuram Iyengar. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Will Salary Transparency Become Standard? February 6, 2023
    Wharton’s Matthew Bidwell thinks the slew of new salary transparency laws sweeping the nation will help advance pay equity, although it may not raise salaries overall. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • How National Politics Are Impacting DEI in the Workplace February 6, 2023
    In this episode of Leading Diversity at Work, Wharton’s Stephanie Creary leads a discussion on how major legal and policy decisions, including Florida’s Stop WOKE Act, are affecting diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • ChatGPT Passed an MBA Exam. What’s Next? January 30, 2023
    Wharton professor Christian Terwiesch analyzes ChatGPT's performance on his exam and why the controversial software has limitless potential to improve education, business, and a range of industries. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.