Lauder Institute News

Lauder Students immersed in place-based learning in Alaska

During a trip to Alaska in late August, students of the Lauder Institute explored the environments of Southeast Alaska and got to know the culture of the Tlingit people. Learn more about their experience: https://bit.ly/3a2Jd9Y

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Lauder Students Put Language Skills into Practice

Lauder Language Learning

When the Lauder program was unable to run the in-country summer immersion program last summer, the Lauder Institute incorporated community engagement projects that connected students with both local and international communities. This virtual experience allowed Lauder students to safely develop their language and cultural skills, while also working on meaningfulRead More

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

Lauder Student Blogs on Summer Internship

Lauder student Azline Nelson (G’22, WG’22) discusses how her summer internship in Ghana allowed her to follow her passion, while developing her strategic and analytical skills. Azline also discusses the important connections she made in Ghana and how she made a positive impact within the community. https://bit.ly/3EBgLKx

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Ambassador Joseph Westphal 9/11 Q&A

In a Q&A, Ambassador Joseph Westphal, a senior global fellow at the Lauder Institute and former ambassador to Saudi Arabia, discusses how 9/11 shaped his role as ambassador, and how he incorporates the event within Lauder students conversations. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3nzAvZ1

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Dr. Mohamed El-Erian Listed as a ‘Favorite Professor’ in Poets & Quants

Dr. Mohamed El-Erian, Senior Global Fellow at the Lauder Institute, is listed in the article “Favorite MBA Professors Of The Class Of 2021” in Poets & Quants! At Lauder, Dr. El-Erian teaches a module on international relations and global crises in the 21st century. Learn the reasons why he is listed asRead More

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Building Local Depth and Connections through Language Education

Lauder Summer Outreach, 2021 See examples of Lauder community engagement beyond the classroom. During summer session 2021, Lauder students from the Class of 2023 developed collaborative relationships with local, regional, and national organizations as part of their language coursework. These project-based learning opportunities allowed them to engage in their targetRead More

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

Application Live

The Wharton MBA/Lauder MA International Studies Joint Application for the Class of 2024 is OPEN! Click here to get started.

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Lauder Class of 2021 Graduate Profiles

Jonte Boysen, Africa and General “After graduation, I will be joining Verdox, a young Direct Air Carbon Capture (DAC) startup in Boston, as Head of Business Development. I was introduced to the industry by a Lauder alumna at the beginning of my first semester and spent next year and aRead More

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Teddy Shih (G’21, WG’21) Featured in Poets & Quants

Recent Lauder graduate Teddy Shih (G’21, WG’21) was chosen as one of Poets & Quants “Best & Brightest MBAs”. In this interview, he shares about his Wharton and Lauder journey, and his plans for the future. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3fV1N6G

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330

Lauder Graduation 2021 Recap

The Lauder Institute congratulates the Class of 2021 on graduating in these extraordinary times. Despite the many challenges presented by COVID-19, this class has demonstrated resiliency, flexibility, and leadership in trying times. The virtual ceremony’s alumni graduation speaker was Lauder alumnus Erik Moore (G’96, WG’96), who gave a heartfelt speechRead More

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
256 South 37th street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330