Lauder Institute News

Lauder Class of 2020 Graduate Profiles

Danielle Cerepnalkovic, Europe and French “After graduation I will be returning to the Boston Consulting Group as a Consultant in the New Jersey office. Lauder has helped me deepen my understanding of political and economic issues facing the world today. I am excited to bring my experiences to a trulyRead More

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Congratulations to the Lauder Class of 2020!

We’d like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to the Lauder Class of 2020. A virtual celebration was held to honor their many accomplishments, and we wish all the best for their new endeavors and with joining the Lauder alumni community.

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

Lauder Director Martine Haas Discusses Remote Work

Lauder Director Martine Haas’s perspectives on remote work has been featured in several prestigious mediums. See below: Former Lauder Director Mauro Guillen led a course on the impact and implications of COVID-19. One class session focused on remote work and virtual teams features current Lauder Director Martine Haas’s perspectives. WatchRead More

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

Lauder Alum Davis Smith (WG’11) Featured on NPR

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Lauder alum Davis Smith, Founder & CEO of Cotopaxi, is featured on NPR’s show ‘How I Built This with Guy Raz’. He shares about his experience with building Cotopaxi, an outdoor gear company with a mission to do good in the world. Listen to the podcast here.

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

Dr. Regina Abrami Discusses Possible World Outlook After COVID-19

Regina M. Abrami, is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Wharton School of Business, and Director of the Lauder Institute’s Global Program and Head of its International Studies faculty. She is featured on ‘Penn on the World after COVID-19’, a joint project of Penn GlobalRead More

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

Article Discussing Medieval Text by Dr. Sudev Sheth

Sudev Sheth

Dr. Sudev Sheth is a Senior Lecturer of International Studies at The Lauder Institute where he teaches perspectives on entrepreneurship, global capitalism, and leadership. He also holds an appointment in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the social and cultural history of SouthRead More

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

Virtual Session Recap: COVID-19 in Africa: Avoiding a Public Health Crisis

Dr. Lynsey Farrell, Senior Lecturer in International Studies, Lauder Institute Africa program, shares a recap of a virtual panel discussion titled “COVID-19 in Africa: Avoiding a Public Health Crisis,” a discussion about comparative approaches and responses of governments, civil societies and the private sector in Africa to contain the spreadRead More

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

2020 Jacobson Venture Awards Winners Announced!

Jacobson Global Venture Awards Winners

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies has established the Jacobson Venture Awards thanks to the generosity of Andrew Jacobson, WG’93, and Marina Kunis Jacobson, G’93, WG’93. This program seeks to provide Lauder students with the opportunity to focus their energies on their entrepreneurial venture during theRead More

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

Global Think Tank Town Hall: Saving Lives and Livelihoods

The Think Tanks and Civil Society Program (TTCSP) joined together with other think tanks to organize a Global Think Tank Town Hall that focused on how to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. This interactive Town Hall meeting addressed the new and unprecedented policy problems the world is facing andRead More

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

Dr. Regina Abrami Describes Foresight Strategy Course

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When asked “How to best prepare students to be leaders during a crisis situation,” Dr. Regina Abrami of the Lauder Institute describes how her course addresses foresight strategy. Learn more via The Aspen Institute here: https://bit.ly/3e8YLtz

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