Lauder Institute News

Lauder Alum Shares How His GKL Led Him to His Dream Job

Lauder alum Louis Gilbert (G’19, WG’19) shares how his GKL project propelled him to a dream-role at the NHL. He is now using his Chinese-language skills to develop a local fanbase for hockey in China, where the sport is growing in popularity. Louis shares: “Without the GKL I wouldn’t haveRead More

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New Lauder Students Connect with Alumni Network

Students and alumni

A group of Lauder students based in China: Wai Cheng, Vicky Chen, and Daniel Miao (G’22, WG’22), developed their own informal Shanghai immersion before their Lauder virtual pre-term courses started. By reaching out to the alumni network of Penn, Wharton, and Lauder, they were able to spend several days meetingRead More

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New Appointments at the Lauder Institute

We are pleased to announce three new appointments at the Lauder Institute! They are truly exciting additions to our community, and will strengthen Lauder’s ability to fulfill our mission of developing outstanding business leaders who look globally, engage locally, and act responsibly to have powerful impact in the world. Dr.Read More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

New Senior Global Fellow Dr. Melissa Thomas-Hunt

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The Lauder Institute is pleased to welcome Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as our latest Senior Global Fellow. As Head of Global Diversity and Belonging at Airbnb, Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt leads the strategy and execution of our global internal diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging programs. An expert on building inclusive, global teams,Read More

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

New Senior Global Fellow Dean Geoffrey Garrett

The Lauder Institute is pleased to welcome Dean Geoffrey Garrett as a Senior Global Fellow to the Lauder Institute. Geoffrey Garrett is the Dean at the USC Marshall School of Business where he is also the Dean’s Chair in Business Administration and Professor of Management and Organization. Prior to serving asRead More

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2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

New Lauder Co-Director Julia Lynch

Julia Lynch

The Lauder Institute is pleased to announce the new co-director, Professor Julia Lynch. The primary responsibility of the Lauder co-director is to serve as the liaison between the Lauder Institute and the School of Arts & Sciences, including on matters related to SAS coursework and faculty. Julia is a ProfessorRead More

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256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Applying to Lauder? Consider these tips.

Students filling out the MBA/MA application for The Lauder Institute

Do your research – beyond visiting program websites, find out as much as you can about the programs you’re interested in.  If you can, try to attend an information session online to learn more about the program and hear from admissions staff and students. To help with your research onRead More

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256 South 37th street
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Lauder Students Welcome Class of ’22

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Lauder Global Business Insight Report 2020: Pushing for Progress Around the World

Knowledge@Wharton Summer Articles

Each year, Lauder students conduct research and interviews during immersions around the world. The Lauder Global Business Insight Report provides an annual snapshot of new trends in business and economics and the challenges and opportunities of politics and policy. The unprecedented events of the last few months have made itRead More

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330