Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists To Hold Flagship October 2024 Program in Philadelphia, All-Expense-Paid Fellowships Available

Applications now open, deadline to apply is August 26 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists flagship program, held on Wharton’s Philadelphia campus. There are several funding opportunities available for journalists, including an all-expenses-paid fellowship for U.S.-based journalists offered by the National Press Foundation ...Read More

Wharton Professor Jules van Binsbergen Appointed Director of the Lauder Institute

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2024—University of Pennsylvania Provost John L. Jackson, Jr. has announced the appointment of Jules van Binsbergen, the Nippon Life Professor in Finance in the Wharton School, as the Lauder Professor and Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies, beginning July 1, 2024. “Jules van Binsbergen ...Read More

Mary-Hunter “Mae” McDonnell Appointed Inaugural Faculty Recipient of Bantwal Family Goldman Sachs Presidential Professorship

PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2024 – It is with great pleasure that Penn Interim President J. Larry Jameson and Wharton Dean Erika James announce that Mary-Hunter (“Mae”) McDonnell has been named as the inaugural Bantwal Family Goldman Sachs Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Bantwal Family Goldman Sachs Presidential Professorship ...Read More

The Wharton School Makes Strategic Investment in Artificial Intelligence Research and Teaching

School establishes Wharton AI & Analytics Initiative, announces first business school collaboration with OpenAI PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2024—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced a major investment to drastically scale its research and teaching capabilities in the areas of artificial intelligence and data science. Under the umbrella of the new Wharton AI & ...Read More

Wharton Executive Education Brings Managers a Roadmap for Effective AI Oversight with new Strategies for Accountable AI Program

Live online executive program will run October 16 – December 18, 2024 PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2024 – It’s well established that artificial intelligence (AI) has changed and will continue changing the way we work. Yet with so many organizations rapidly adopting AI technologies, risks are growing as well, including well-known concerns such as bias, hallucinations, privacy ...Read More

Seacology Wins $250,000 Lipman Family Prize

Food for Education and Simprints Win $125,000 Each PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2024 – Seacology has been named the winner of the 2024 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from approximately 130 applicants around the globe, Seacology protects threatened island ecosystems all over the world by working directly with communities to help improve their quality of life ...Read More

RSS Knowledge at Wharton

  • Stocks for the Long Run | Jeremy Siegel July 9, 2024
    Wharton finance professor emeritus Jeremy Siegel’s bestselling book, Stocks for the Long Run, was first released in 1994 and is now in its sixth edition. Siegel talks about what has changed in investment strategies, and what remains the same. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series called “Meet the Authors." Hosted on […]
  • How Can We Meet the AI Moment? June 4, 2024
    Eric Bradlow, the vice dean of Wharton’s new AI and Analytics Initiative, discusses how generative AI can be leveraged in education, companies, and society to enhance our lives — and why the first step to understanding AI is to simply start using it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Marketplace Dignity | Cait Lamberton June 4, 2024
    Wharton’s Cait Lamberton talks about her new book, Marketplace Dignity, which explains why customers want firms to treat them with respect and dignity above anything else. This episode is part of a series called “Meet the Authors" from the Ripple Effect podcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • How Can Minority Employees Be Authentic in a Corporate Workplace? May 21, 2024
    Wharton’s Stephanie Creary speaks with Dr. Ella F. Washington — organizational psychologist, practice professor at Georgetown University, and founder of Ellavate Solutions — on the indisputable value of DEI and how to be authentic at work while navigating corporate culture.This episode is part of the Leading Diversity at Work series. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy […]
  • The U.S. Housing Market Has Homeowners Stuck | Lu Liu May 7, 2024
    Wharton’s Lu Liu discusses what policy changes may be needed to break mortgage lock-in, which is restricting real estate inventory in the U.S. housing market. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series on “Real Estate.” Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • How Financial Literacy Helps Underserved Students | David Musto April 12, 2024
    Wharton’s David Musto talks about Penn’s financial literacy course, which is being taught to high school students across the country. It’s just one of the programs at the Stevens Center to help younger people understand money and make better financial decisions. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series on “Financial Literacy.” Hosted […]
  • Why Are Millennials Not Having Kids? March 11, 2024
    Wharton’s Stew Friedman talks about his book, Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family, which has been re-released for its 10th anniversary with a provocative new preface. This evidence-based book examines the changing attitudes millennials and younger generations have about raising children in a society that makes it increasingly difficult […]