Wharton Stories: Undergrad

Although campus programs, events, and classes were remote this semester, students stayed connected more than ever. Wharton Social Impact students reflect on how they finished the semester virtually while prioritizing impactful activities.

Why These Wharton Students Stayed Involved with Social Impact Remotely

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

Tanusri Balla, a senior in the M&T Program, shared how being a Wharton 101 TA and Co-Chair of Wharton Council enabled her to positively impact the freshman experience.

How This Undergrad Revamped the Club Recruitment Process for Wharton Freshmen

From donations to delivery services for at-risk populations, the Wharton community is joining in the fight against the pandemic.

How Wharton Students Are Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Rachel Prokupek’s deliciously unconventional baklava proved to be both a campus hit and a crash course in entrepreneurship.

The Business of Baking: One Student’s Take on an Old-School Treat

A class project on wildfire prevention led three Wharton undergrads to present their findings at the Women in Data Science Conference at Penn.

Predicting Random Forest Fires in California

The 24-hour competition pushed students of all backgrounds to practice teamwork, experimentation, and forward thinking as they brainstormed brand solutions for Ralph Lauren.

Creating Space for Creativity: Wharton’s IDEATHON 2020

The Shark Tank star spoke candidly with students competing at Wharton’s first 24-hour IDEATHON 2020.

Daymond John on Focus, Fashion, and Finding the Right Mentor

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2020 semester.

7 Ways for Students to Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

“While we need experience to learn, it is mostly interfering with the learning process,” said Annie Duke, author and retired professional poker player.

How to Learn from Wins and Losses — and Other Lessons from Poker