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Every Thursday at 2pm from October through April, we host a weekly on-campus information session in conjunction with the Wharton MBA Admissions office. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a member of the Lauder staff who will share further details on our joint-degree MA program in international studies. After the information session, visitors…
Below is a webinar lead by the Director of the Lauder Institute, Mauro Guillen. He offers a background of the program and advice for applying. Current student, Eva Nixon, G16, WG16, speaks on her Lauder experience as well.
By: Miguel González – Wharton/Lauder Class of 2017, Global Program On November, 14th 2015 I had the opportunity to participate in the StartUp Competition hosted within the Wharton Latin America Weekend. Not only was I enthused about pitching my social venture JuntoSalimos (www.juntosalimos.org), but also about what this weekend and this competition meant to me:…
Stephanie von Friedeburg is overseeing a revolution in how the World Bank uses the cloud, mobile technology and data analytics across its organizations and on the ground in 188 nations. Read “Banking on World Class Technology” here.
The first question my professor posed at my first lecture at Lauder was straightforward, but daunting: “Where does Europe end?” Defining Europe’s boundaries is harder than defining those of just about any other continent. Geographically, perhaps it’s the Ural Mountains in Russia. Politically, it might be the European Community or the European Union. Culturally, further-flung…
A Streetcar for Peace Lorenzo Zavala Carvajal, Lauder Portuguese Language and Culture Program Student Essay Dona Marta’s “bondinho” inaugurated in 2008 as part of the UPP (Pacifying Police Unit) package for the pacification of the Dona Marta neighborhood in Botafogo, the streetcar or “bondinho” as the locals call it affectionately– has changed the life…
Ecofiltro began as a nonprofit with a goal of helping the rural poor in Guatemala get access to clean water. But CEO Philip Wilson realized that becoming a for-profit company actually helped fulfill his social goals.
As sharp divides on climate change begin to melt, hopes run high that the United Nations COP21 climate conference could result in an international agreement and ways to enforce it.
Americans are living longer, but they still are not saving enough for retirement and don’t know what to do about it. TIAA-CREF CEO Roger W. Ferguson Jr. recommends some paths forward.
"The Lauder Institute remains unique among global business programs for its integration of international studies with a top MBA."Ronald Lauder, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, The Lauder Institute
The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on the role policy institutes play in governments and in civil societies around the world.
Hear Lauder students and staff discussing different parts of the Lauder Institute. Discussions include student life, summer immersion trips abroad, and admissions policies and procedures.