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“I was fortunate to grow up playing competitive sports, which helped me build a sense of belief that I could bounce back from any setback. I firmly believe that SuperBetter can develop those same capacities.” – Jan Jaro, WG’23
How WIVA Students Are Advocating For Youth Mental Health With A Startup
Prof. Rahul Kapoor and MBA student Arie Kouandjio, WG’23, give a quick overview of this Wharton course on the emerging space sector.
In the Classroom: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the New Space Era
An interest in consumer retail led Kaylee Tao, W’22, to opportunities and mentorships on campus and off.
This Wharton Senior Has Learned as Much Outside the Classroom as Within
Sarah Stuecheli, W’22, is the face of Wharton in more ways than one. The senior is a Wharton Ambassador, a Disney character, and a skier on Penn’s Ski and Snowboard Team.
From Gulf Coast to Ice Coast: It’s Looking Up for This Downhill Skier
While the plan may have changed for Zöe Patterson, W’23, this first-generation, low-income student is staying true to her identity through her campus activities.
Undergrad Says Arrivederci to Direct Paths and Buongiorno to Blazing Her Own
Business is not a common major for pre-law students, but Nick Hamilton, W’23, picked Wharton to prepare him for law school.
This Philly Native Chose Business School and a BS in Economics to Pursue Pre-Law
Ben Kreuzer, W’22, was looking for a course to fulfill a cross-cultural perspective requirement, but the music class ended up sparking a passion for jazz, a love for discovering new music, and a habit of buying record albums at estate sales.
From an Elective to a Newfound Appreciation
Learn about student programs and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative in the 2021–22 academic year.
9 Ways Students Can Get Involved with Social Impact This Year
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
Dr. Charles Herman, WG’18, says his business knowledge is helping him to potentially improve the lives of millions of people with new technologies and services.
How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Doctor Find Unexpected Career Opportunities
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