Education, Business, & Law

Creating authentic connections in virtual teams

Working with Matriarca, an Argentinian sustainable goods distributor, scientists from the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative leveraged an exercise known as ‘Fast Friends’ to improve online collaboration within the organization.

From Knowledge at Wharton

Why Tesla wants to have the EV plug standard

John Paul MacDuffie, a professor of management at the Wharton School whose research examines vehicle and mobility innovations, explains the ongoing push by Tesla to establish its electric vehicle plug as an industry standard.

Brandon Baker

Meta’s Threads takes on Twitter

Meta’s new social platform, Threads, is off to an impressive start, but can it continue its initial success against Twitter? Wharton’s Pinar Yildirim weighs in.

From Knowledge at Wharton

A legacy of leadership

Dean Pam Grossman has guided Penn’s Graduate School of Education through a capital campaign, a global pandemic, a historic building expansion, and unprecedented growth with ambition and compassion.

From Penn GSE

The history-making Law dean’s eight dynamic years

During his tenure, Penn Carey Law School Dean Ted Ruger closed the largest gift ever to a law school, revitalized the faculty and the curriculum, and handled the pandemic masterfully.

From Penn Carey Law



In the News


Forbes

Are there jobs that AI can’t replace?

Christian Terwiesch of the Wharton School advocates using ChatGPT to generate ideas.

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Technical.ly Philly

AI takes center stage in Penn’s plan for overhauling its business education programs

The Wharton School has announced a new AI-focused strategy to prepare students in all fields to interact with and use AI, featuring remarks from Eric Bradlow.

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TheGrio

Mo’ money, less problems? Study finds that certain amounts of wealth might buy more happiness

A study by Matt Killingsworth of the Wharton School finds that increases in wealth and income are correlated with increased happiness.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

After the Great Valley social media scandal, we must balance free speech with ‘digital citizenship’

Jonathan Zimmerman of the Graduate School of Education writes that school districts must listen to what students have to say in order to craft good policies around online student speech.

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The Washington Post

Why many nonprofit (wink, wink) hospitals are rolling in money

Lawton Burns of the Wharton School says that nonprofit-hospital CEOs use corporate rhetoric to justify engaging in for-profit business while maintaining their not-for-profit status.

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