Family Weekend

Wharton Undergraduate Division Family Weekend Activities

Wharton families are invited to join us at our Wharton Family Weekend events on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12.

Registration is requested but not required for attendees joining in person. Participants who want to join virtually will need to register in order to have a Zoom link sent to them. Please register by November 4.

You can find the full Penn Family Weekend schedule here.

Wharton Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, November 11

This event is open to all Penn families.

Faculty Lecture: Environmental, Social, and Governance: Don’t Throw the Green Out with the Greenwash
2:30-3:20pm | Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room G06 and Zoom

Witold “Vit” Jerzy Henisz, Vice Dean and Faculty Director, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Initiative; Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Partner

Prof. Henisz will summarize recent research on the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the valuation models of investors, corporates and consultants. He will also discuss recent criticisms leveled against ESG, including allegations of rampant overclaiming or greenwashing, and highlight a path forward guided by rigorous research, improved measurement, and deep fundamental knowledge of companies that promise to deliver financial and ESG impacts at scale.

Zoom | Meeting ID: 931 6526 2880 | Passcode: 067705

Saturday, November 12

These events are for current Wharton families only.

Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am-9:30am | Jon M. Huntsman Hall

Check in at Jon M. Huntsman Hall Locust Walk and Walnut Street entrances. Enjoy a light breakfast before the next activities begin.

Wharton Undergraduate Division Overview
9:40-10:30am | Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room G06 and Zoom

Learn about various Wharton undergraduate services and experiences, including academic and research opportunities; student life; career services; diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; and more.

Academic Advising Overview
10:40-11:30am | Jon M. Huntsman Hall and Zoom

Members of the advising team will discuss Wharton’s approach to advising, the academic opportunities and richness of a Wharton education, and how families can support their students’ academics.