Chicago Furniture Bank is up and running, serving the community
Thanks to a President’s Engagement Prize, Andrew Witherspoon, James McPhail, and Griffin Amdur wasted no time after graduation getting their nonprofit off the ground.
Temp positions open doors for full-time employment
Through partnerships with temp agencies like AppleOne, the University is able to find motivated employees and diversify its workforce.
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.
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.