How modern monarchies are evolving
With the birth of the latest royal baby, Wharton's Mauro Guillen discusses his research on monarchies, and how the economies of countries with modern monarchies compare to those without.
Martine Haas appointed director of the Lauder Institute
Haas, Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, is a tenured faculty member at the Wharton School.
A financial literacy class with a twist
NFL player and alumnus Brandon Copeland co-taught a course at Penn this semester alongside longtime University lecturer Brian Peterson.
To help women, find ways to provide equal opportunities
Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and author of “The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Can Change the World,” was on hand for a conversation with Wharton Professor Adam Grant on April 25.
In Ethiopia, new perspectives on the challenges of development
PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel and Assistant Professor Heather Schofield led a group of Wharton students on a four-day trip to Ethiopia, for a close-up look at the African nation’s health, agricultural, business, and political sectors.
Going plastic neutral
The winners of a 2018 Penn President’s Engagement Prize are launching a new venture to address the global problem of plastic waste.
Higher ed as ‘hubs for common ground’
At the Wharton Global Forum in Shanghai, Penn President Amy Gutmann said high-quality higher education has the potential to transform lives, communities, and the world.
Supreme Court decision a boon for truck drivers and, potentially, the gig economy
Three Penn experts discuss the ruling, which gives transportation workers the ability to sue their employers in class-action lawsuits, sidestepping forced arbitration.
Copyright expiration releases works to the world
Works from 1923 have entered the public domain after a 20-year extension on copyright protections. The Penn Libraries is digitizing unique works to share.
Wharton School receives $25 million gift from Nicolai Tangen and AKO Foundation
The gift, from the Wharton alumnus of the Class of '92, will establish a new Tangen Hall and an international student scholarship fund.
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