Penn Medicine and Wharton Social Impact Initiative Launch New $5 Million Investment Initiative for Businesses that Improve Health of Philadelphians

 “Fund for Health” announced first round of funding for companies that aim to strengthen social determinants of health PHILADELPHIA, August 31, 2021—Three start-up companies will be the first to receive investment from the Fund for Health, a joint partnership between Penn Medicine and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative of the…Read More Read More

Application Open for Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Flagship Program, Oct. 18-19

Deadline to Apply for Virtual Professional Development Program is October 8 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program.  The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues through intensive ...Read More

Dr. Judd Kessler Awarded the 2021 Vernon L. Smith Ascending Scholar Prize

PHILADELPHIA, August 3, 2021 — The Chairman, Directors, and Officers of the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) take pleasure in announcing Dr. Judd Kessler, Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as the 2021 recipient of the Vernon L. Smith Ascending Scholar Prize. Named ...Read More

Wharton Surpasses Historic Milestone of 50% Women in MBA Class of 2023

Incoming MBA Class First-Ever in School History with Equal Gender Representation PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2021—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced that, for the first time in its 140-year history, women will comprise more than 50% of the incoming first year class of MBA students. At nearly…Read More Read More

APOLLO, ARES AND OAKTREE TO LAUNCH $90 MILLION INITIATIVE FOR STUDENTS AT HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Leading firms invest in Black Futures with formation of “AltFinance” Initiative to introduce more HBCU students to the influential alternative investment industry NEW YORK, June 15, 2021 – Apollo Global Management, Inc. (Apollo), Ares Management Corporation (Ares) and Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree) today announced a 10-year, $90 million, industry-first…Read More Read More

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