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Torn Over Tactics: Activists Refine Their Demands as Protests Over Racism Spread November 24, 2015 | Chronicle of Higher Education

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about how the national black student population is “not a monolithic group” regarding ways to address racism on college campuses.

Student and Corporate Demands Shape Curriculum November 22, 2015 | Financial Times

Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School says, “Better leaders are people who make better decisions, and that means better-informed decisions.”

The Missing Black Students at Elite American Universities November 23, 2015 | Atlantic

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education says, “Simply having more students of color on a college campus does not ensure that they are going to feel included and respected.”

Pittsburgh Student Studying at Penn Named Rhodes Scholar November 22, 2015 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Undergraduate student Jenna Hebert of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for being named as a Rhodes scholar.

Retailers Are Growing Anxious as Holiday Shopping Season Looms November 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on how Black Friday sales have shifted over the years.