Wharton Stories: Curriculum

Nicolle Lee, Vicky Plestis, and Kayla Weismuller (WG’22) share the Wharton resources that furthered their passion for real estate, social impact, and diversity & inclusion.

Paving the Way for More Women in Real Estate

“I want students to believe in themselves and know that ethics are more important than any fortune they will ever amass,” said Robert Chalfin, who teaches two entrepreneurship electives in the EMBA program.

What this Faculty Member Wants Students to Get Out of His Entrepreneurship Classes

Many states have vaccinated enough of their populations to begin lifting many Covid-19 measures in a move toward pre-pandemic normalcy. Now, a year and a half after the start of the pandemic, Wharton public policy students sought to answer the question: what have we learned?

When It Comes to Public Policy, What Have We Learned from Managing Covid-19?

When Prof. Lori Rosenkopf’s course on the culture of tech went virtual, she set out to make a more interactive learning experience. Her efforts have seen some unexpected results.

Breaking Classroom Barriers Over Zoom

“Students create an amazingly tight-knit community over two years. Orientation jumpstarts that process of getting to know classmates,” says Wharton Management Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow.

How Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow Helps Learning Teams Bond During Orientation

Abhishek Prakash, WG’20, says the diversity of perspectives and collaborative learning environment in the EMBA program is worth the commute from Houston.

How Wharton is Helping this Oil and Gas Executive Shape His Industry

The winner of the 2020 Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Challenge is a timely telehealth platform for pet parents founded by Felicity Johnson, WG’20.

MBA Startup ‘My Virtual Veterinarian’ Delivers Remote Pet Care

Marc Rodriguez, WG’20, came to Wharton for his career at the Federal Reserve Board, but says the friendships he’s formed are a “tremendous benefit.”

How Wharton is Adding Value for this Bank Regulator

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

The course, led by Wharton Management Professor Mauro Guillen, will teach students about the effects of events like coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and economies.

A New Real-Time Course Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak