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


ChatGPT will come for partners’ work in contract law, says prof

David Hoffman of Penn Carey Law says that “generative interpretation” can replace the messy and expensive way lawyers currently hash out the meaning of words in legal agreements, using dictionaries and Latin canons.



Why Corporate America is keeping quiet on abortion

In a Q&A, Cait Lamberton of the Wharton School discusses the changing winds of corporate activism and the dilemma business leaders find themselves in with abortion.



Here’s what would happen to the US economy if there are no rate cuts this year

Itay Goldstein of the Wharton School says stock market prices still reflect the expectation that the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this year, even with the recent selloff.



Wawa marks a 60th anniversary milestone

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says that Wawa’s endurance has been fueled by authenticity, a fun name, and its offering of fresh quality foods.


The New York Times

Biden’s student loan repayment plan is being challenged. Here’s what to know

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School attributes $235 billion of the cost of the SAVE loan repayment plan to its increased generosity relative to existing plans.