Talent Agent Phillip Sun, Former NFLer Kirk Morrison Join Wharton Dean Erika James on LinkedIn Live Panel “Race & The Selling of America,” Dec. 1

Panel, part of Beyond Business series, will address how brands can work with Black culture in a way that benefits both companies and the Black community at large What: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will host the next installment of its “Beyond Business” Tarnopol Dean’s Lecture Series with a panel discussion on “Race ...Read More

The University of Pennsylvania’s Behavior Change for Good Initiative Partners with Walmart on Research Study to Identify Communications that Encourage Vaccinations

PHILADELPHIA, November 16, 2020—The Behavior Change for Good Initiative (BCFG) at the Wharton School and School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania has partnered with Walmart to conduct the largest-ever communication research study aimed at increasing flu vaccinations during the Fall 2020 flu season. The results of the study will be well-timed ...Read More

Penn Wharton Budget Model to Host Post-Election Press Briefing: What’s Ahead for the Economy?, Nov. 12

Experts explore short- and long-term economic outlook of president-elect Biden’s policy proposals What: The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) will host a private press briefing on the economic implications of the 2020 election results. PWBM experts Kent Smetters, Richard Prisinzano and John Ricco will present on the short-term outlook for the pandemic and the economy as ...Read More

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Harvard Business School, and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Collaborate on Impact Investing Data Collection

New joint effort will advance both research and practice in impact investing PHILADELPHIA, October 28, 2020 – Chicago Booth’s Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation, the Harvard Business School Impact Collaboratory, and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School announced today the launch of the Impact Finance Research Consortium (IFRC), a ...Read More

Jackie Reses and Matt Apfel Set Philanthropic Example with Landmark $5 Million Gift to Support Wharton Undergraduates and Name Space in Wharton’s New Academic Building

PHILADELPHIA, October 26, 2020 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce a new $5 million dollar gift from Jacqueline Reses, W’92 and her husband Matthew Apfel, L’90. This significant commitment will support the completion of Wharton’s new academic building currently under construction. The gift…Read More Read More

Wharton School Dean Erika James to Launch New Lecture Series, “Beyond Business,” Oct. 21 with Panelists Including Venture Capitalist Josh Kopelman

Inaugural sessions will focus on racial injustice featuring acclaimed guest speakers Dean Erika James PHILADELPHIA, October 8, 2020 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the debut of a new, three-part Tarnopol Dean’s Lecture Series led by Wharton Dean Erika James entitled “Beyond Business” that will…Read More Read More

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    Encouraging news on a COVID-19 vaccine, “a good election outcome” and strong liquidity are positive signs for the year ahead, says Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel.
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    Behavioral scientists at Wharton and Penn are studying the best communication strategies that nudge people into getting vaccinated for the flu, with implications for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Data analytics is at an inflection point as growing concerns about security, privacy, bias and regulation bump up against the benefits of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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    Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Vital Farms investor Karl Khoury and CEO Russell Diez-Canseco about how stakeholders benefit from the ethical pursuit of profit.
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    President-elect Joe Biden’s proposals promise wide-ranging economic gains, but the pandemic will continue to be a huge variable in the near term, according to an analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model.
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    Strong leadership, constant communication and cross-sector partnerships can help corporations deepen their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, according to experts who joined Wharton’s Beyond Business discussion series.
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    Wharton’s George Day and Paul Schoemaker examine three key principles that underpin organizational vigilance and show how Adobe’s leaders used them to great effect.