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Doing Good and Learning Leadership Skills at Penn

When University of Pennsylvania student Amy Phillips learned about the Girl Scouts at Penn program, she immediately joined.Having been a Scout from kindergarten through high school, Phillips was thrilled to be able to continue her involvement at Penn.

‘Writing Out Loud’ at Penn Explores History Through Conversations

"The Ground on Which We Stand," a performance of original undergraduate student monologues based on the personal histories of West Philadelphia residents, took place Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Platt Performing Arts House, 3702 Spruce St.

Center for High Impact Philanthropy at Penn Releases Year-End Giving Guide

Whether a donor has $10 or $1 million to contribute, a free, online guide from the Center for High Impact Philanthropy helps donors who want to know that their year-end giving will make the biggest difference in the lives of others.

Penn Alexander School/GSE Partnership Celebrates Academic Achievement

When the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Education Dept. released its ratings this year, it was no surprise that the Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander University of Pennsylvania Partnership School ranked as the top K-8 school.

‘Giving Tuesday’

November 20, 2014

Education, Business & Policy

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Penn in the news

Even for the Person Who Has Everything, Gifts Matter December 19, 2014 | New York Times

Cassie Mogilner Holmes of the Wharton School is cited for an upcoming paper that discusses how gift giving fosters relationships.


Practice Problem-Solving December 19, 2014 | Inside Higher Ed

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his course, “Case Studies in Higher Education Administration.”


Decide If a Historically Black College Is a Good Fit December 18, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares why prospective students might choose to attend historically black colleges and universities.


Interview: The Past and the Future of Offset Strategies December 8, 2014 | Warontherocks.com

Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.


Our Teacher Diversity Problem Is Not Just About Recruitment. It’s About Retention. December 17, 2014 | Slate.com

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences talks about teacher recruitment campaigns and minority teacher retention.


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