Wharton Stories: Interdisciplinary

Melissa Matalon, W’19, is making connections between her diverse concentrations and the real world, integrating lessons from consumer psychology to statistics.

How Combining Two Passions Landed this Senior a Job at Facebook

At the competition kick-off in September, Penn researchers and last year’s Y-Prize runner-up spoke on new inventions, taking the innovative approach, and why participation matters.

Y-Prize Calls On Entrepreneurs to Reimagine Nature-Inspired Tech

Sachs Program grant-winner Saif Khawaja, W’21, wants to engage engineers and artists alike to experiment with electroluminescent artwork.

This Sachs Award Winning Undergrad Is Exploring New Ways to Experience Art and Music

Charlotte de Vaulx, W’19, C’19, tells how a Passion Project grant allowed her to explore the world of 3D Printing while pursuing dual degrees with Wharton and the College.

How This Wharton Undergraduate Is Pursuing the Business, Artistic, and Sustainable Dimensions of 3D Printing

Assistant Professor of Management Samir Nurmohamed talks about the conversation that led him to become a business professor and how he brings both research and rap into the classroom.

Prof. Samir Nurmohamed on Teaching at Wharton and the Best Advice He Received During His Education

Though the keynotes and fireside chats were long-planned, speakers seized the moment and took on the timeliest issues and headlines in business, geopolitics, and economics. Here is a snapshot of some of the key takeaways and perspectives from the Forum.

4 Sessions From The Wharton Global Forum in Sydney You Need to Know About

As the keynote speaker at the first annual M&T Summit, M&T alum Jeff Luhnow shared 4 steps he took to build a World Series-winning team and the crucial role big data played.

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow Explains How Data Analytics Helped Houston Win the World Series

M&T student Parth Chopra W’18, E’18, reflects on his eye-opening experience at the University of Edinburgh.

Advice on Studying Abroad From an Undergrad Who Never Thought He Would

Cellview Science team members Henry Zhou, C’18, Ellen Naruse, W’18, and Michael Lee, W’18, talk about the winning factors that helped them succeed in the Y-Prize Competition.

Y-Prize Winners Share Their 5 Tips for Success in a Startup Competition

Student teams came together at Penn’s Singh Center for Nanotechnology to battle it out for the 2018 Y-Prize, where nanoscale innovation was a running theme.

Biomedical Innovation Dominates the Y-Prize Finale