Jiaoyang Huang, Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science, Named Among 2024 Sloan Research Fellows

126 outstanding early-career researchers honored across seven fields. NEW YORK, February 20, 2024—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation today announces the names of the 126 early-career researchers who have been selected to receive a Sloan Research Fellowship in 2024. Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships honor exceptional U.S. and Canadian researchers whose creativity, innovation, and research accomplishments ...Read More

New Program from Wharton Executive Education Shows Business Leaders and Investors How to Invest in and Engage with Fixed-Income Markets and Products

Open-enrollment program will run April 2–5, 2024, at Wharton’s Philadelphia campus PHILADELPHIA, February 6, 2024 – Higher interest rates and market volatility are bringing renewed attention to fixed-income investments, with some institutions and investors taking a closer look at the asset class for the first time in decades. Wharton Finance Professor Michael Roberts calls these investments ...Read More

Wharton Executive Education Answers Executive Demand with the launch of Generative AI and Business Transformation

Open-enrollment program will run March 4-7, 2024 at Wharton’s San Francisco campus PHILADELPHIA, December 11, 2023 – The emergence of generative AI is triggering a transformative shift throughout the culture, operations, and strategies of organizations everywhere. As executives struggle to understand its implications, many are realizing they simply don’t possess the knowledge and tools necessary to ...Read More

Wharton Executive Education Announces Health Care Leadership and Management: Leading Through Change

PHILADELPHIA, November 30, 2023 – In response to the myriad of changes revolutionizing the health care industry, the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has launched a new open-enrollment program Health Care Leadership and Management: Leading Through Change. Drawing on faculty expertise from Wharton’s MBA and Health ...Read More

A Message from Wharton Dean Erika James

Monday, October 9, 2023 Wharton community – As you likely are aware, on Saturday morning, Israel was attacked by Hamas. Over the next 48 hours, the unsettling assault has led to escalating death tolls, fear, and devastation. The sorrow and concern so many of us are feeling on behalf of those affected is palpable. Wharton unequivocally condemns ...Read More

RSS Knowledge at Wharton

  • Can Diversity Initiatives Break Barriers in Entertainment? February 27, 2024
    Wharton Coalition for Equity and Opportunity's Faculty Director Kenneth L. Shropshire is joined by industry leaders Nzinga “Zing” Shaw, CEO of Attack the Glass, and sports and entertainment attorney Jaia Thomas to address pay equity and underrepresentation in entertainment. They discuss their experiences in developing diversity initiatives, including targeted hiring practices, mentorship programs, and curating resume […]
  • What Can We Do to Narrow the Wealth Gap? February 20, 2024
    Wharton professor Keith Weigelt and President and CEO of Castle Oak Securities L.P. David R. Jones join host Kenneth L. Shropshire, faculty director of Wharton’s Coalition for Equity and Opportunity, to talk about the inequities in finance and financial wellbeing.They discuss the racial wealth gap, and the role of access, opportunity, and education. Learn about […]
  • Is Making Extra Mortgage Payments Worthwhile? | Michael Roberts February 19, 2024
    Worried about your money? Wharton finance professor Michael Roberts is here to help with common-sense advice on mortgage debt, personal budgeting, and planning ahead. This Ripple Effect podcast episode is part of a series on getting a “Fresh Start" this new year. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  • Want to Live a Meaningful Life? Be the Hero of Your Story February 19, 2024
    Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger’s latest co-authored research focuses on storytelling. His paper is titled, “Seeing Your Life’s Story as a Hero’s Journey Can Increase Meaning in Life.” It explains how people can find more well-being and resilience by reflecting on the important elements in their lives and connecting them to a coherent and compelling […]
  • How Does Prioritizing Diversity Reshape the Business and Culture of Sports? February 13, 2024
    Kenneth L. Shropshire, faculty director for Wharton’s Coalition for Equity and Opportunity, delves into the world of sports alongside guests Xavier Gutierrez, the NHL's first Latino president and CEO, and Jonathan Beane, the NFL's senior vice president and chief diversity and inclusion officer. The conversation examines the unique role sports play in providing opportunities for underserved […]
  • How Does Your Financial Wellbeing Shape Your Health Outcomes? February 6, 2024
    Kenneth L. Shropshire, faculty director of Wharton’s Coalition for Equity and Opportunity, is joined by Wharton professor Guy David, Managing Director for Wharton’s Coalition for Equity and Opportunity Dr. Fareeda Griffith, and Head of TIAA Institute Surya Kolluri. They unpack the intricate ways income and wealth inequality reverberate through health care and influence health outcomes. From examining […]
  • 2023 Ripple Rewind December 15, 2023
    In this special episode, listen to curated excerpts from this year’s Ripple Effect podcast, where Wharton professors discuss a range of trending business topics. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.