Wharton Stories: Undergrad

“This is work that is ongoing. We continue to both advocate and support our students and educate the broader Penn community about the issues and the nuances of the Latinx community.”

LatinX Student Forum Opens Discussion on COVID, Election Anxiety, and Unprecedented Challenges

When Prof. Lori Rosenkopf’s course on the culture of tech went virtual, she set out to make a more interactive learning experience. Her efforts have seen some unexpected results.

Breaking Classroom Barriers Over Zoom

“Coming together as a community, in solidarity and in number, seemed a natural part of the healing process.”

Undergrads Discuss Asian Identity and Biases at Community Forum

The Global Youth Program revamped its high school offerings this summer by combining vibrant online learning with community support.

Bringing the Wharton Experience to High Schoolers Around the World

Learn about virtual student programming and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

9 Ways for Students to Get Involved with Social Impact This Year

Environmental advocate Brandon Nguyen, W’21, C’21, reflects on a trip to Tromsø, Norway earlier this year. He was the only undergraduate student from North America to present his research at the Arctic Frontiers Student Forum.

The Intersection of Advocacy and Academia: How Wharton Took Me to the Arctic

“The students took solace in each other — sharing their apprehensions, insights, pondering about the future — all gave a form of comfort and support.”

Undergraduate Students Gather Online for Town Hall on Racism in America

“Improv is a life tool that every student needs to empower them to become the leaders of tomorrow,” said Meera Menon, W’20, and Philip Chen, W’20, winners of the President’s Engagement Prize.

Empowering Philadelphia Youth with Improv Skills

Although campus programs, events, and classes were remote this semester, students stayed connected more than ever. Wharton Social Impact students reflect on how they finished the semester virtually while prioritizing impactful activities.

Why These Wharton Students Stayed Involved with Social Impact Remotely

Students and Wharton staff worked together to organize a week of activities around PACT, the four foci of the Undergrad Program.

Wharton Undergrads Reflect on Purpose, Agility, Community, and Technology