Lauder Admissions Webinar – New!

Take a look at our new Lauder admissions webinar hosted by Lauder Institute Director, Mauro Guillen, with current students, Medora Brown, ’19 and Kartik Das, ’19. Learn more about how the Lauder program works in tandem with the Wharton MBA and JD programs, as well as how to put together a strong application. Helpful answers…

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Lauder Institute building expansion and renovation dedicated

In a sunny courtyard in the heart of Penn’s campus, President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett joined alumni Ronald S. Lauder and Leonard A. Lauder Tuesday to dedicate the renovation of the building that houses the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, which the two brothers founded 35 years ago. The…

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Preparing a Strong Application to Lauder

Starting the MBA application process can be daunting. What school is right for you? Where will you be happiest, learn the most, and most importantly, get a job?! Make the most of the time before the admissions deadlines for Wharton/Lauder’s joint-degree MBA/MA program to do your research on programs so you can feel confident in…

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Lauder Student Profile: Amy Kim, ’19

Amy Kim, ’19 is a student in the joint Wharton MBA and Lauder MA programs. At Lauder, she is a member of the East and Southeast Asia Program of Concentration with Korean as her target language. Amy shares a bit about her experience in the Lauder program so far. What are some key reasons you…

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Lauder Students Win Africa Case Competition

The organizers of the popular Wharton Africa Forum created a case competition based on a potential private equity investment into an African company. Students were asked to present an investment thesis on a potential investment in PZ Cussons, which is a real Nigerian company, publicly traded on the Nigerian stock exchange and majority owned by a UK…

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Ron Granieri Featured on Sirius XM

Dr. Ron Granieri, Director of Research & Lecturer in International Studies at the Lauder Institute, appeared on the Knowledge@Wharton Network program hosted by Dan Loney on Sirius XM Channel 132. He spoke on Angela Merkel’s announcement that she plans to step down as Chair of her party (the CDU) and the consequences of her decision for her future, as…

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Margaret Gorman (WG’04) Publishes Children’s Book

Lauder Institute alumna Margaret Gorman (WG’04) is the author and illustrator of a recently published a picture book for children called “All Animals Count”. She shares “I want to inspire children to love nature and animals, to take care of their environments near and far.” This book is available on Amazon. Read about the inspiration…

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Blog Post: Lauder Alum Joins Madagascar LIV

Imagine yourself hiking up a rainforest hillside at the end of rainy season, the frogs singing to each other all around you, mud everywhere, on the hunt for wildlife, and slowly climbing up to a lookout. You hear hints of voices behind the sounds of the forest, so you know you are close, and as…

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