Wharton Stories: Business Education & Evolution

Students applied core concepts from their business courses to solve simulated challenges proposed by Vox Media during this immersive day-long competition.

Undergraduates Tackle Real Media Industry Challenges During This Year’s HuntsmanHacks

From augmented reality to agriculture, these five Penn grads in the new Moelis Advance Access Program are taking risks their business passions before returning to Wharton for their MBAs.

Inaugural Moelis Fellows Share Why They Will Be Returning to Wharton for Their MBAs

Some of the brightest minds in business — and business school — shared these words of wisdom, and they’re not just for new grads.

The Most Inspiring Quotes from Wharton’s 2018 Graduation Speeches

M&T junior Kristen Tilley, W’19, SEAS’19, describes the leadership lessons she learned on a Wharton Leadership Venture Sailing Expedition in the Caribbean.

What This Undergrad Learned about Her Leadership Style While Sailing in the Caribbean

M&T student Red Dimaano, W’18, E’18, on why he loves data science and how Prof. Pete Fader started him on a path into academic research.

How Data Science Led This Undergrad to Business Analytics

“One of the big things is just recognizing when it’s an ethical issue, not just a business issue. I want to give (my students) the ability to recognize the ethical issues and have a framework for analyzing them.”

From Tom Brady to Philly’s Soda Tax: Prof. Diana Robertson Brings Real-World Business Ethics into the Classroom

“As an academic, you’re an entrepreneur of ideas. I’m constantly developing new ideas, putting them out there, and seeing how the market reacts. Do I get people interested? Do I affect people’s lives?”

Prof. Nancy Rothbard on the Interactions of Work and Life and Her New Role as Management Chair

“If you’re going to go into investment banking or you’re going to be a financial analyst or even if you’re going to be in hedge funds, you have to understand how business works.”

5 Reasons to Study Marketing for Any Career Path

“The hardest thing in a world full of technology is finding time to think. Technology only gives us information, but once we have that information we need the time to understand it.”

How Prof. Senthil Veeraraghavan Balances Technology and Engagement in the Classroom

Landing a summer internship is a crucial point for business school students who are plotting their career trajectory in full-time banking. In the first post of this four-part series, one Wharton undergrad takes us with her as she faces her first interview.

Undergrad Reflects on Recruiting Process: Part 1, The First Lesson