Wharton Stories: Athletics

“Natives at Penn is a very genuine and welcoming community. It is a small, tight knit group; and there, I felt comfortable enough to be vulnerable.” – Lauren McDonald

Two Native American Undergraduates Thrive at Wharton and in Business Education

Senior Grace Hao has taken full advantage of exploring Philly and Penn’s campus and encourages others to do the same.

En Garde! Penn’s Fencing Captain Shares Her Favorite Things About Wharton and Philly

James Flynn (W’22), Saksham Choudhary (W’23), and Nick Spizzirri (W’24) are part of a history-making men’s squash team at Penn.

Squashing the Competition

The Penn Women’s Basketball junior is one of the first student athletes to take advantage of a new NIL policy allowing students to profit off of their personal brand.

Kayla Padilla Takes Her Shot

Now in its fourth year, the annual Wharton Health Care Management Department Student-Faculty Basketball Tournament has become a cherished tradition for both professors and PhD students at Wharton.

Wharton Health Care Management Faculty and PhD Students Square Off on the Basketball Court

“When I came to college, I knew that I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to study here, and I always felt the responsibility to give back to others.”

Social Impact, Swimming, and Business: How This Wharton Senior Juggles Her Eclectic Passions

John Onwualu came to Wharton to start a career on Wall Street, but along the way he was a student-athlete who experienced an Ivy League championship with Penn Football.

How a Student-Athlete Built Relationships at Wharton

With his interests in public policy and finance, Chad Payne learned plenty at Wharton. One of the most important lessons was about himself. “I realized that I have really good time management skills,” he said. “When it comes to balancing school work, sports, and extracurriculars, I didn’t find it too hard to do everything while still enjoying school.”

How This Undergrad Studied Nonprofits and Public Policy as a Wharton Student