Welcome to IDDEAS@Wharton!

Welcome to the the 8th annual Introduction to Diversity in Doctoral Education and Scholarship (IDDEAS@Wharton) program, where you will gain valuable insights into the power of a PhD from faculty, current PhD students and dynamic discussions.

Join the program on the “Sessions” tab.

IDDEAS@Wharton begins promptly at 6:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 7th. IDDEAS Scholars are required to attend all sessions.

FAQs

WHAT ARE POLICIES OF THE PROGRAM?

IDDEAS@Wharton scholars are required to attend all of the sessions and complete the assignments in order to receive your certificate at the end of the program.  Arriving late to any sessions or leaving early will jeopardize successful completion of the workshop.

HOW CAN I ACCESS THE SESSIONS?

Click on the “Sessions” tab, then click on the headline of the session you’d like to join. You will then see a landing page which will include a link to join a live Zoom session.

WHAT IS THE ATTIRE FOR IDDEAS@WHARTON?

All events are casual. Students should dress comfortably and appropriately for small seminar settings with faculty, staff, and graduate students.

WILL THERE BE BREAKS FOR MEALS?

Yes! There will be 15 minute breaks throughout IDDEAS@Wharton. Please use this time to eat and rehydrate.

You are welcome to drink or have snacks during the sessions, similar to an in-person conference.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO TOUR CAMPUS?

Due to COVID-19, we have not yet returned to campus. However, please feel free to take a virtual tour of the University of Pennsylvania.

WHAT IS THE TIME ZONE FOR IDDEAS@WHARTON?

As Wharton Doctoral Programs is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, all sessions will be held in Eastern Time (ET). You can use this time zone converter, if you need to convert your local time to ET.

WILL THIS PORTAL REMAIN AVAILABLE AFTER IDDEAS@WHARTON?

No, this portal will only be available until April 19th. After that time the portal will be disabled. Save any files or pertinent information from the portal before April 19th.

Media Release

By participating in IDDEAS@Wharton, Wharton Doctoral Programs and the University of Pennsylvania has permission to use media produced during the program. Finished media may be used for promotional purposes.

Have a question?

Email Maggie Saia, IDDEAS Director