Wharton Stories: The Wharton School

A look back on Dean Garrett’s time at Wharton and the legacy he leaves behind

Farewell Dean Geoffrey Garrett

“It’s not a short-term thing. This ripple effect of the economic and health crisis that we’re in right now will last for some time.”

Former Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Reflects on the ‘Ripple Effects’ of COVID-19

“There’s this feeling that entrepreneurs are born and not made. And that is, by and large, completely incorrect.”

7 Research-Based Principles All Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Every year, June 19 is celebrated in Black communities across America as a day to honor the past, while continuing to push for a more just future. Here are some meaningful ways to celebrate today.

Taking Time to Reflect: How to Celebrate Juneteenth

“Improv is a life tool that every student needs to empower them to become the leaders of tomorrow,” said Meera Menon, W’20, and Philip Chen, W’20, winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.

Empowering Philadelphia Youth with Improv Skills

“We are living in an era in which corporations are sometimes more powerful than the politicians that we elect. What we’re trying to say to folks now is, ‘Flex that power in the interest of your Black employees.’”

How Corporations and Local Government Can Join the Fight Against Racial Injustice

“I hope the fellowship encourages even more LGBTQ professionals to apply to Wharton and consider how they can give back to the LGBTQ community.”

Wharton’s First Prism Fellow Prepares to Join the MBA Community

The winner of the 2020 Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge is a timely telehealth platform for pet parents founded by Felicity Johnson, WG’20.

MBA Startup ‘My Virtual Veterinarian’ Delivers Remote Pet Care

Students and Wharton staff worked together to organize a week of activities around PACT, the four foci of the Undergrad Program.

Wharton Undergrads Reflect on Purpose, Agility, Community, and Technology

“Employers should make the resources available to their staff that the staff need, and the staff need to take personal responsibility for respecting certain basic new rules for the time being.”

The World Health Organization Rep. Shares Her COVID-19 Prediction for the Coming Months