Education, Business, & Law

Cross-disciplinary collaboration for a healthier planet

The Environmental Innovations Initiative announces a third round of funded research communities to catalyze interdisciplinary research at Penn, investigating issues from regenerative agriculture to project-based learning for global climate justice.

Katherine Unger Baillie

A conversation on community with Wharton Women in Business

For Wharton MBA women, WWIB serves as a guide for confident future leaders. Madeline Donoghue, WWIB’s vice president of admissions, and Krishna Shah, WWIB’s co-president, discuss how the group fosters relationships and community.

From Wharton Stories

Educational inequities? Follow the numbers, says Ericka Weathers

The Penn GSE professor studies how policies that are supposed to be race-neutral, like school funding formulas, truancy policy, or special education, end up failing marginalized groups, and urges a look at the results of past policies to better inform moving forward.

From Penn GSE

In the News

The Washington Post

ChatGPT took their jobs. Now they walk dogs and fix air conditioners

Ethan Mollick of the Wharton School says that the current automation threat is to the highest-earning, most creative jobs that require the most education background.


Associated Press

How and when to remove children from their homes? A federal lawsuit raises thorny questions

PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts explains why the child welfare system can be particularly risky for Black and Indigenous families.


The Washington Post

We ordered over $100 of delivery. Here’s how much the restaurants, drivers and apps made

Lindsey Cameron of the Wharton School says that, when it comes to information on fees, the opacity of food delivery apps is a deliberate feature, not a bug.


The Wall Street Journal

Why you should dictate your search, not type it

A study by Shiri Melumad of the Wharton School finds that dictating online search queries using voice technology leads to better results than typing them.


The Wall Street Journal

The complete guide to haggling in this economy

To plan for a negotiation, Richard Shell of the Wharton School recommends humanizing oneself, practicing with a script, and always showing respect.