A conversation with Julia Ticona
In the latest episode of “Office Hours,” a Penn Today podcast, Assistant Professor of Communication Julia Ticona explains her research about the gig economy and chitchats about cooking, campus, and superpowers.
Advice-giving benefits the person sharing guidance
In a Q&A, Wharton postdoc Lauren Eskreis-Winkler discusses new findings that signal it may be time to shift how we think about motivation and achievement.
How states can help police mortgage-lending practices
Wharton’s Brian Feinstein discusses his research on how judicial foreclosure can help states fill the policy gap left by the federal government’s pullback from regulatory enforcement of mortgage-lending.
Wharton prof explains Facebook’s new currency
Wharton Professor Kevin Werbach explains Libra: whether it’s actually a cryptocurrency, Facebook’s interest in it, and looming regulatory challenges.
From the bench to bedside, boardroom, and beyond
Penn’s Life Sciences & Management program empowers the next generation of biotechnology leaders with an education in both business and the natural sciences.
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.
In the News
How Brain Science Found Its Way into Business School
Wharton professor Michael Platt discussed the effect of neuroscience on the “future of business education.”
FULL STORY →
Amazon Prime Now Food Delivery Could Hit Philly, With Permit for University City Grocery Hub
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School discussed Amazon’s expansion into food and beverage delivery in Philadelphia.
FULL STORY →