Wharton Stories: Interdisciplinary

To fulfill her passionate commitment to education, Wharton student Cindy Dexin Liu, WG’18, GSE’18, worked with administrators, faculty, and mentors to become the first graduate of a new MBA/MSEd offered with Penn’s Graduate School of Education.

Three Reasons This MBA Student Helped Pioneer a New Dual-Degree Program in Education Entrepreneurship

Cindy Dexin Liu, WG’18, GSE’18, benefited from the close community and West Coast entrepreneurial network of Wharton San Francisco to co-found a Palo Alto alternative school.

How This Dual-Degree MBA Leveraged the Semester in San Francisco to Help Open a New School

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

WSII Fellow, Jonathan Wood, shares four lessons for urban planners based on his research with Wharton Statistics professors.

How to Use Big Data to Make Cities Safer

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

As we begin a new year, we recall some of the most outstanding achievements, memorable people, and trailblazing initiatives that left an impact on the Wharton community in 2017.

2017: The Wharton Year in Review

When Shawn Xu, WG’19, G’19, chose to go to Wharton, many of his friends from Silicon Valley were against it. Now, he is more convinced than ever that he made the right choice.

Why This Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Chose to Go to Business School