STEM and business classes mesh for Philadelphia high schoolers
As part of the SMASH Wharton program, 35 students live and breathe college life in the summer, staying for three years in Harnwell College House and taking classes at Huntsman Hall.
New Penn clinic offers no-cost mental health services for military vets
In early September, Penn Medicine opened the nation’s fifth Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic. Operating out of a suite at 3535 Market St., the Clinic, backed by Wharton School alumnus Steven A. Cohen, provides no-cost evidence-based mental health services to all U.S. veterans, including those from the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of their role or discharge status. It also provides support for veterans’ family members.
The basics of homebuying with Nicole Hudson Andrews
Andrews, manager of Penn Home Ownership Services, works to help University employees purchase homes. In a Q&A, Andrews breaks down the department’s two prominent programs, which offer a closing cost reduction and a forgivable loan.
Facing ‘a new era of catastrophes,’ book by Wharton profs offers tips for business leaders
Wharton’s Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem’s recent book “Mastering Catastrophic Risk: How Companies are Coping with Disruption” dives into the ways top companies have rebounded after their own worst-case scenarios.
Making sense of what’s happening at the border
Despite a recent executive order, serious questions remain regarding the 2,300 migrant children who have been separated from their families and detained in the U.S. Penn experts weigh in on many of the issues involved.
For first-generation college students, going ‘off script’ is key
At the “I Have a Dream” Foundation gala in New York City, Penn President Amy Gutmann encouraged “dreamers” to not feel limited in their potential to succeed.
Immersive trip exposes students to the complex narratives of Israel
15 undergraduates took part in the inaugural Encompass fellowship, a project run by Penn Hillel, with a tour around Israel examining cultural and political sites with a focus on gaining a deeper understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Dermatologists offer tips on how to prevent and detect skin cancer
As Skin Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, Penn experts offer tips to spot skin cancer early, how to keep it away for good, and much more.