PWCC Stories and News

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The Future of Great Power Relations

  On August 19, PWCC partnered with Yale Beijing Center and Penn’s Perry World House to hold a virtual discussion on “The Future of Great Power Relations.” Yuping He (General Manager of PWCC) and Carol Li (Managing Director of Yale Beijing Center) gave the opening remarks. The event was moderated by John Gans, the director of ...Read More

Our Startup Stories: 30 Under 30 Panel Discussion

  About the Series University of Pennsylvania has one of the highest numbers of Forbes 400 Billionaire alumni. This event series highlights startups and entrepreneurs that came out of the Penn/Wharton innovation ecosystem. Panels of entrepreneurs will share their stories and experiences, moderated by well-known venture capitalists. About the Event For the inaugural event of the series, PWCC invited ...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 the full recording above.) About the Event The two ...Read 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 the lens of our students, faculty, alumni, ...Read 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 ...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 the Chinese architectural design and urban ...Read More