Penn-Fudan Virtual Series: U.S.-China Hospital Management and Navigating Challenges During COVID-19

  Together with Penn Medicine and Fudan University’s Institute for Global Public Policy, PWCC launched a virtual series on global issues and governance around COVID-19 on May 25. The first event brought together top executives and scholars from Penn Medicine as well as Fudan University’s School of Public Health andRead More

Fireside Chat with Former Ambassador Gary Locke on U.S.-China Relations and Stopping Anti-Asian Racism

Former Ambassador to China, Former Governor of Washington State, and Interim President at Bellevue College Gary Locke has been at the forefront of addressing and combating Anti-Asian Racism as U.S.-China relations deteriorate.Read More

A Tribute to Women on International Women’s Day

Join the Penn/Wharton community on International Women’s Day as we celebrate women’s achievements and work towards a more inclusive world.Read More

Penn Medicine’s Dr. Weissman Weighs In on COVID Vaccine Therapy

  On February 1, 2021, the Penn Wharton Research Frontier Virtual Series invited Penn Medicine’s Dr. Drew Weissman to discuss his research on COVID-19 vaccines and their use of nucleoside-modified mRNA therapeutics. The virtual event was attended by 120 viewers around the globe with an enthusiastic Q&A discussion. (Watch theRead More

Penn at Work: Defining the Future in 2021 & Beyond

At Penn, we work hard to ensure that our students are career- and future-ready. This year, PWCC is launching a brand-new series entitled, “Penn at Work — Making Your Future: 2021 and Beyond.” The series will cover carefully curated topics that will define the future and reshape humanity through theRead More

China’s Blockchain Dominance: Can the U.S. Catch Up?

Article reprinted from Knowledge@Wharton | April 23, 2019
By all counts, China is leading the world in the use and development of blockchain technology. It has far and away filed the most patents related to blockchain in the world and some of the biggest names in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community are Chinese firms. What’s more, blockchain is also a national priority: The Chinese State Council included its development in the nation’s 13th Five-Year Plan. And last year, President Xi Jinping said China seeks to lead in innovation worldwide, citing blockchain, AI, the Internet of Things and other technologies as the driving forces.Read More

A Glimpse of China’s Future Through Architecture and Urban Design

The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, along with the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), successfully hosted the Penn-China Design Dialogues (PCDD) in Beijing on March 7 th and 8 th, 2019. The event marked the latest step in the Weitzman School’s longstanding collaborations with theRead More

University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club Annual Return Dinner

The Penn Alumni Club Annual Return Dinner was hosted at the Penn Wharton China Center on December 22nd, 2018. This dinner provided a great opportunity to show our gratitude for the contribution the Penn Alumni Club members made in the past year and also was a wonderful chance to meetRead More

New Partnership with Wharton Digital Press: The Penn Wharton China Center Book Talk Series

The Penn Wharton China Center Book Talk Series launched in Fall 2018 as a partnership between The Penn Wharton China Center and Wharton Digital Press. The series brings thought-leading book authors to a Chinese audience to facilitate an ongoing exchange of ideas in our increasingly interconnected global environment. The PennRead More

Inaugural Student Engagement Conference Panel Highlights

The Penn Wharton China Center (PWCC) held its inaugural Student Engagement Conference this October, welcoming both American and Chinese students with open arms. The conference featured three panels providing insight into China-related extracurricular and career opportunities, as well as resources and support available to international students on campus. Sharon Smith,Read More