Dean’s Lecture: The Economics of Race in America

A discussion with Kerwin Charles, Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Moderated by Dean Geoffrey Garrett. RSVP NOW >> Kerwin Charles is the Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor and former interim Dean at the University of

Lunch Seminar: Catherine Ricou, Suez

JOIN IGEL TO HEAR FROM CATHERINE RICOU, SR. VP ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION SERVICES AT SUEZ Catherine Ricou is responsible for all aspects of the operations support group for SUEZ North America. This includes managing technical support to operations and business development, capital planning, research and innovation, quality management, sustainable

Leadership Lecture: Stuart Weitzman, W’63

Wharton leadership

Beyond High Tech: How Fashion and Passion Yield Profits and Satisfaction RSVP >> It can certainly be said that Stuart Weitzman’s passion for design has been a lifelong pursuit: he began working at his father’s Massachusetts shoe factory while still in college. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School,

Cohort Luau

Wharton Undergraduate Cohorts

Kick off the semester with warm thoughts by reconnecting with your cohort! Join us as we enjoy delicious Hawaiian catering from Poi Dog, moon sand, a tropical photo booth, and a friendly game of limbo.

Deadline: PURM Application

Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program (PURM)  provides great opportunities to engage in research at Wharton and across the University. February 18 application deadline.

Deadline: DC Internship Funding

Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative Internship Funding: The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative (PPI) offers funding, on a competitive basis, to students who accept an offer for a public policy summer internship at a government entity or non-profit policy research organization in Washington, DC, that otherwise would be unpaid or

Deadline: Venture Fellow Application

Serving as a venture fellow is an incredibly rewarding experience with the opportunity to further develop as a leader and facilitate the leadership development of your peers. INFO SESSIONS: January 17 at 6pm in SHDH 105 with catering January 19 at 3pm in JMHH G50 with catering Office hours will be

Application Deadline: Authors@Wharton Speaker Series Committee

Applications are now open for the Authors@Wharton Speaker Series Committee Comprised of both Wharton undergraduate and MBA students, the Authors@Wharton Student Committee plays an integral role in expanding and enriching the speaker series in a variety of ways, from suggesting potential speakers and topics to marketing to managing events. Committee

DC Internship Info Session

Interested in working in DC this summer, but unsure of where to start? Penn Wharton PPI, the Penn Government & Politics Association, the PPI Student Group, Career Services, and Penn in Washington are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on how to find and apply for internships in DC. Featured guests will

Exams in Science & Math: Unpack and Prepare

Weingarten Center

Small group and individual activities will investigate the overall structure of questions in science and math courses by exploring the “what, why, and how” aspects of learning. We will then discuss strategies for learning with effective use of practice exam questions. Additionally, four apps – Evernote, Notability, Simple Mind and

Application Deadline: Wharton Communications Advisory Board (CAB)

The Wharton Communication Advisory Board (CAB) is recruiting freshmen and sophomores this semester! CAB is an organization that strives to promote the value of communication and its increasing importance in the business world through organizing workshops, discussions, and panels. CAB’s previous events include Negotiations 101, Golf Etiquette 101, and Network

Deadline: Public Policy Industry Exploration Program

Public Policy Initiative

The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative is co-sponsoring an Industry Exploration Program (WH 297) trip to Washington, DC, focusing on public policy research. The 2019 program will run May 15-17 (after final exams), for which students will earn 0.5 c.u. of credit. Up to 20 students will be selected to participate through a

Deadline: Cohort Leadership Applications

Wharton Undergraduate Cohorts

Applications are now being accepted for 2018-2019 cohort leadership positions. If you are interested in serving as a cohort president, community director or freshman director, please visit the Cohort Leadership Opportunities page to review the job descriptions and eligibility requirements and to apply.

Authors@Wharton: Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant

Wharton leadership

The Authors@Wharton Speaker Series presents Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant  Join Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, authors of Option B as they talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl felt certain that she and her children would never

Deadline: Venture Initiation Program

The Venture Initiation Program (VIP) is an incubator program managed by Wharton Entrepreneurship that assists University of Pennsylvania students as they build businesses. VIP students become part of an entrepreneurial community that provides office space, educational programming, professional advising, seed funding awards, and a support system of fellow VIP members

Key Economic Issues Facing our Country

Public Policy Initiative

A Lecture by Karen Dynan, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist at the U.S. Treasury Dr. Karen Dynan serves as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist.  Dr. Dynan leads the Office of Economic Policy, which is responsible for analyzing and

The Future of Urban Mobility

Public Policy Initiative

Click here to register. A talk by Jason Post, Director of Public Affairs at Uber Technologies, Inc. He oversees transportation policy and works with elected and appointed officials as well as third-party groups to achieve Uber’s mission to make transportation reliable and efficient. Before his time at Uber, Jason worked in journalism,

Lunch Seminar: Dave Stangis

IGEL

Join us to hear from Dave Stangis, Chief Sustainability Officer at The Campbell Soup Company Dave is a versatile senior executive leader with diverse background in multiple sectors. He has a proven record of corporate reputation management, public policy, brand building and stakeholder management, delivering world-class business results; comprehensive strategic

Authors@Wharton: Esther Perel

Wharton leadership

The Authors@Wharton Speaker Series presents Esther Perel Couples Therapist, TED Speaker, and Host of the #1 Hit Podcast, “Where Should We Begin?“ in conversation with Professor Adam Grant on her new book The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity  on why people cheat on each other – and how to improve

Study Abroad & You

Learn more about study abroad at this information session presented by Penn Abroad, the College of Arts & Sciences, Wharton, and Penn’s cultural centers. Please fill out this form to register for Study Abroad & You.

Cohort Cup Reveal

Join your cohort as we reveal the winner of this year’s Cohort Cup! International appetizers will be served. Participate in a trivia competition and win Wharton swag.

Freshman Farewell

Enjoy delicious food and classic lawn games with your fellow freshmen in celebration of the end of your first year at Wharton.

Passion Projects Showcase

The 2018 Passion Project Fellows will share their experiences and present their passions at this annual showcase. Each year, the Wharton Passion Projects program works with 10-15 students who want to pursue a passion outside of the classroom. Each Passion Project Fellow receives up to $300 to explore a  personal interest

Cohort Advising Sessions

Wharton Undergraduate Cohorts

Learn more about your academic advisor and fellow members of your cohort, set goals for freshmen year, and take the opportunity to ask about course selection and registration. You can sign up for one of your cohort’s sessions using the online appointment scheduler.

Study Abroad Information Session & Panel

WIP France

Interested in studying abroad over a semester-long or on a short-term program? Wharton Student Study Abroad Advisory Board members will share their experiences in Penn study abroad programs across different continents. Wharton Undergraduate Division, Penn Abroad, and Career Services staff will address key concerns regarding fulfilling requirements, timing/logistics, managing OCR,

Deadline: NSO Survey

New Student Orientation

Class of 2020: We would like feedback on your Wharton experience so far. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey.  The cohort with the most participants will receive funding for a study break. Thank you from the Wharton Undergraduate Division.

Wharton Ambassadors Information Session

Interested in reaching out to the class of 2021? Want to give Wharton Information Sessions? Looking to help out with Quaker Days? Then Wharton Ambassadors is the group for you! Wharton Ambassadors is a student organization sponsored by the Undergraduate Division that conducts information sessions for prospective students and families, contributes to

Wharton Ambassadors Information Session

Interested in reaching out to the class of 2021? Want to give Wharton Information Sessions? Looking to help out with Quaker Days? Then Wharton Ambassadors is the group for you! Wharton Ambassadors is a student organization sponsored by the Undergraduate Division that conducts information sessions for prospective students and families, contributes to

Entrepreneurship Expo

Interested in starting your own company? In joining a startup? Exploring entrepreneurship? Don’t miss Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship’s annual Entrepreneurship Expo – All of the entrepreneurship resources at the University of Pennsylvania and in the Philadelphia ecosystem—in one room – along with demos from some of Penn’s student founders. Learn more:

Deadline: WLV Expeditions

Red Rocks

In order to apply for an Expedition, you must be enrolled as a full-time Wharton undergraduate student. If you are interested in more than one expedition, you should apply to the expedition which is your first choice. On the expedition application you may specify a second and third choice. Below

Y-Prize Competition Kick-Off

Get an introduction to the two technologies featured in this year’s Y-Prize Competition. Immediately afterwards, join a reception and start building your team! The Y-Prize is a contest in which members of the Penn community compete to propose the best applications for an emerging technology.  The 2017-2018 Y-Prize competition features

Deadline: Lunch with Dean Garrett

Dean Geoff Garrett will be hosting a student lunch on Wednesday, October 23, from 12 to 1:15pm and we’d like to invite you to join him. The format will be informal and the topics wide-ranging, giving you plenty of opportunities to share your thoughts with the Dean. Space is limited,

Lecture: Armando Varricchio

Please join us in welcoming to campus ARMANDO VARRICCHIO Ambassador of Italy to the United States Speaking on Italy, the EU and the Transatlantic Relationship RSVP Sponsored by: The Lauder Institute The Wharton School’s Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department The Center for Italian Studies Perry World House

Fall Break(fast)

The Wharton Undergraduate Division invites you and all Wharton undergrads remaining on campus for Fall Break to come enjoy breakfast with the staff of G95! Stop by for good company and good food (bagels, a country scramble, breakfast sausage, fruit salad, and the like)!  

Y-Prize Tech Briefing and Reception

New technologies transform the world. But if those technologies remain confined to a laboratory, they never get the chance to reach their full, life-changing potential. The Y-Prize Competition brings students together across disciplinary lines and challenges them to take emerging technologies out of the lab and into the marketplace. This

Innovation Mixer & Penn I-Corps Showcase

Come learn about Penn’s I-Corps Startup Accelerator and meet the teams from the two most recent cohorts. Selected teams will present their ideas via short pitches. Networking, Innovation Mixer-style fill follow. All attendees can discuss their ideas and find team members. Learn more: entrepreneurship.wharton.upenn.edu/mixers/ Register >>