Wharton Stories: The Wharton School

“Natives at Penn is a very genuine and welcoming community. It is a small, tight knit group; and there, I felt comfortable enough to be vulnerable.” – Lauren McDonald

Two Native American Undergraduates Thrive at Wharton and in Business Education

The 1Gen Club was founded by two friends who wanted to grow community, allyship, advocacy, and mentorship opportunities for first-gen, limited-income students at Wharton.

Building a Community for First-Generation, Low-Income Students

M&T grad Adya Aggarwal, W’22, EAS’22, shares impactful courses and opportunities from her time at Penn.

Innovative Classes Helped This Recent Wharton Grad Get the Most Out of Penn

Faculty across Wharton discuss greenwashing, Arctic ice caps, and more during Penn Climate Week.

Wharton Climate Prof Tackles Greenwashing and More

Senior Grace Hao has taken full advantage of exploring Philly and Penn’s campus and encourages others to do the same.

En Garde! Penn’s Fencing Captain Shares Her Favorite Things About Wharton and Philly

Founded by two professors and Wharton alumni, The Tenure Project is on a mission to help more underrepresented junior business faculty receive tenure across the country.

Closing the Tenure Gap for Business Faculty of Color

“In recent years, our students have challenged us to do more to prepare them for the new realities of leadership, which involve creating and sustaining diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations.” – Stephanie Creary, Associate Professor of Management

Wharton Welcomes Two New Majors and Concentrations: DEI and ESGB

The ESG Initiative’s Head of Research Maoz (Michael) Brown and Prof. Katherine Klein discuss their findings on the surprising trade-offs of “gender centrality” in investing.

Research Spotlight: When Gender Is Central

Wharton Prof. Michael Roberts is teaching high school students valuable life skills through his innovative finance program.

Empowering High School Students with the Essentials of Finance

“Yes, Wharton is a ton of work. But it’s 100% worth it.” – Marcio Oliveira, WG’22

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Is Helping This Student Hit the Ground Running at Peloton