Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E. Perlman Commit $10 Million to Create Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E. Perlman Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E. Perlman Commit $10 Million to Create Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2022—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $10 million commitment from Ellen L. Hanson and Richard E.Read More

Penn Media Accountability Project (PennMAP) Research and Outcomes to Expand Thanks to Leadership Gift

Penn Media Accountability Project (PennMAP) Research and Outcomes to Expand Thanks to Leadership Gift PHILADELPHIA, September 30, 2021—The Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania are delighted to announce the expansion of the Penn Media Accountability Project (PennMAP), an interdisciplinary, nonpartisan research project dedicated to enhancing media transparency and accountability.Read More

University of Pennsylvania Receives Largest Cryptocurrency Gift in the University’s History to Support Innovation in Finance at the Wharton School

Bit_Coin_Image PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 20, 2021 – The University of Pennsylvania (“the University,” “Penn”) is delighted to announce a new anonymous gift of $5 million in the form of Bitcoin – the largest cryptocurrency gift the University has ever received. Facilitated by NYDIG, an industry leader in providing Bitcoin technology andRead More

What Are the Barriers to Inclusive Leadership? Deloitte, the Wharton School Announce Initiative to Research Barriers, Develop Training and Curriculum to Effect Change

What Are the Barriers to Inclusive Leadership? Deloitte, the Wharton School Announce Initiative to Research Barriers, Develop Training and Curriculum to Effect Change Research to compare experiences of Black and Latino/Hispanic American managers to those from racial majority groups, develop curriculum based on research learnings to advance inclusive leadership MarchRead More

Jackie Reses and Matt Apfel Set Philanthropic Example with Landmark $5 Million Gift to Support Wharton Undergraduates and Name Space in Wharton’s New Academic Building

PHILADELPHIA, October 26, 2020 – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce a new $5 million dollar gift from Jacqueline Reses, W’92 and her husband Matthew Apfel, L’90. This significant commitment will support the completion of Wharton’s new academic building currently under construction. The giftRead More

Bobby and Lauren Turner Deepen Their Commitment to the Wharton Social Impact Initiative

Bobby and Lauren Turner Bobby and Lauren Turner Philadelphia, PA, September 23, 2020 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $2.5 million commitment from undergraduate alumni Bobby Turner, W’84 and Lauren Golub Turner, W’85 to sustain and strengthen the MIINT (MBA Impact Investing Network & Training) program,Read More

$10 Million Gift from Foundation Established by Yuri and Julia Milner Creates Full-Tuition MBA Fellowship for Israeli Wharton Students

Yuri Milner speaking at lectern during Wharton Commencement Yuri Milner speaking at lectern during Wharton Commencement Philadelphia, PA, September 15, 2020 — Penn President Amy Gutmann and Wharton Dean Erika H. James are pleased to announce a $10 million commitment from the foundation established by Wharton MBA alumnus Yuri Milner and his wife Julia, to create the FriendsRead More