Wharton Business Plan Competition Venture Finals

Since its launch in 1998, the Wharton community has taken great pride in the success and recognition of the Wharton Business Plan Competition (WBPC). As part of Wharton Entrepreneurship, the WBPC spans the entire academic year, helping student entrepreneurs develop and launch their businesses. The WBPC Venture Finals are takingRead More

Wharton Spotlight: Cotopaxi Social Impact Venture

Wharton alum Davis Smith (WG’11, G’11) and his wife Asialene started their outdoor gear company, Cotopaxi, with a simple goal – to make gear for good. With more than a billion people living in extreme poverty, Cotopaxi, has a social mission rooted in the personal experiences of its founders. ThisRead More

Geoffrey Garrett Named Next Dean of the Wharton School

Geoffrey Garrett has been named dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price. “Geoff Garrett has a proven track record as an eminent interdisciplinary scholar and strong and collaborative strategic leader,”Read More

Wharton Spotlight: Panama Global Forum

Since 1993, Wharton has been holding Global Forums in major cities of political and economic importance around the world. As one of Wharton’s key Lifelong Learning events, our Forums bring together alumni, faculty, staff, current students, prospective candidates and key stakeholders from around the region to learn from and networkRead More

Wharton Spotlight: MasterChef

Earlier this month, the Wharton Inter Cultural Society (WICS) brought to life a new event that allowed the MBA community to showcase its cultural diversity by way of food. Wharton MasterChef took place on November 9th and attracted Wharton MBA students from 20+ countries around the world to create theirRead More

Wharton Spotlight: Ashton Kutcher talks Social Impact

Award-winning actor, tech investor and producer, Ashton Kutcher, recently touched down on Penn’s campus to speak candidly with Bobby Turner, W’84, during the Lauren and Bobby Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker Series on October 7th. Kutcher opened up to a full auditorium of Wharton students, staff, faculty and alumni, about hisRead More

Wharton Spotlight: Iron Prof

Now in its third year, Wharton Iron Prof has quickly become one of the most highly anticipated events of the academic year. Mimicking the TV series, Iron Chef, Iron Prof brings together faculty, from each department, to showcase the broad range of research that they are currently working on.  WithRead More