Wharton Stories: Research

Meet Ileri Akinnola, one of two recipients of Wharton’s inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship for Underrepresented Students.

How Wharton Is Growing Diversity in Neuroscience

Maggie Tang, W’22, is avidly pursuing her interest in hospitality at Wharton, from starting a food podcast to writing honors theses on fostering creativity and positive culture in high-end restaurants.

This Michelin Star Restaurant Intern Is Pairing Her Passion for Food With Business

Since 2012, IDDEAS@Wharton has been a pathway for undergraduate students of all backgrounds to enter the world of business research.

Building a Diverse Pipeline for Business Faculty

Environmental advocate Brandon Nguyen, W’21, C’21, reflects on a trip to Tromsø, Norway earlier this year. He was the only undergraduate student from North America to present his research at the Arctic Frontiers Student Forum.

The Intersection of Advocacy and Academia: How Wharton Took Me to the Arctic

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

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

Matthew Caulfield, W’16, GW’20, transferred to Wharton in his sophomore year and stayed to pursue a PhD in Ethics and Legal Studies. His involvement in election tech research has made him a spokesperson at national conferences.

PhD Candidate Matthew Caulfield Became an Election Technology Expert — As an Undergrad

The award-winning WRDS platform continues to expand its offerings, deepening researcher engagement and expanding resources for students and instructors around the world.

Wharton Research Data Services Makes Big Data Digestible

Last semester, four undergraduate Wharton Social Impact Initiative Fellows dove into WIRED, a first-of-its-kind impact investing database.

Social Impact Fellows Examine the Ins and Outs of Impact Investing

After founding her own birth control startup, Natasha Doherty, W’18, joined medical professionals and top academics for a review of leading research in women’s sexual and reproductive health.

A Social Entrepreneur’s Inside Look at the Contraceptive Technology Conference