60-second Student Snapshot

Learn about our second-year Lauder students in this 60-second snapshot video: Featured are: Nader Sharif-Emami Yara Azouni Weiwei Bi Shashank Singh As part of the Lauder Institute’s International Studies degree, all Lauder students fulfill the research and writing requirement for their MA by completing a team-based paper and an individualRead More

Alumni Spotlight: People who Podcast

In our latest Alumni Spotlight series, we feature alumni who are making an impact in the world of podcasting. Miguel Armaza (G’21, WG’21) Miguel is the host of Fintech Leaders and a Co-Founder of Gilgamesh Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on seed level investments in the Fintech sector acrossRead More

Welcome Dr. Kanyinsola Obayan

Dr. Kanyinsola Obayan Arigi joins us as Faculty Lead of the Africa General Program. She formerly served as the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at MIT, where she developed a digital project on Nigerian tech history, Teko Archives. Her primary intellectual interests lie at the intersection of Africana Studies, digital humanities,Read More

Special Honor for Ronald S. Lauder

Lauder Institute Co-Founder and World Jewish Congress President, Ronald S. Lauder, was honored with the title of Commander of the Legion of Honor from French President Emmanuel Macron on June 3, 2022. The title, known to be France’s highest order of distinction, was presented in honor of Lauder’s contribution toRead More

Death of Stephen Kobrin

Stephen Kobrin, former director of The Lauder Institute and William H. Wurster Emeritus Professor of Multinational Management at The Wharton School, passed away on May 6. He was 83 years old. Kobrin began teaching at Wharton in 1987 and was director of The Lauder Institute from 1994 to 2000 andRead More

On-campus Information Sessions Resume

We are excited to announce that on-campus information sessions for the Lauder program have resumed as of March 2022. Register for a campus visit via the Wharton Program Campus Visit website here. Lauder admissions will host small information sessions at 3PM on: March 17 March 31 April 7 April 14 AprilRead More

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