Podcast: Professor Shane Jensen Talks Vibrant Urban Planning on “Dollars and Change”

In this episode of “Dollars and Change,” Shane Jensen, Co-Director of Wharton’s PhD program, Associate Professor of Statistics at the Wharton School and Host of Wharton Moneyball, joins hosts Nick Ashburn and Sandi Hunt to discuss urban analytics, understanding the economics and social functions of a city, on Dollars andRead More

Student Perspective: Five Business Lessons from a Community Kitchen

In North Philadelphia, one community kitchen aims to both relieve hunger now and end hunger forever. Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) is an adult culinary arts vocational training program, run under the umbrella of Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger-relief organization. Through a three-month full-time program, PCK prepares men and women for careersRead More

Student Perspective: Redefining Local Produce in Detroit, Creating Solutions for Small Urban Farmers

Sophomore Serena Bia, C’18, reflects on her summer experience managing a rooftop farm in Detroit, Michigan where she conducted research on how to maintain an economically viable small urban farm. Her work was supported through Wharton Social Impact Initiative’s summer internship funding. Detroit is no longer a one-industry town relying on automobile production—theRead More