Graduate School of Education

New Report Arms Minority Serving Institutions With Relevancy-focused Data

April 16, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education author a post about a report on the potential effects of grant-funded interventions on various outcomes at minority serving institutions.

Article Source: Huffington Post

How Wall Street’s Life-ruining Work Habits Hurt All of Us

April 13, 2014

Alexandra Michel of the Graduate School of Education comments on bankers that leave Wall Street mid-career but keep their taxing work practices.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn and ADL Team Up to Provide Holocaust Education Teacher-training Workshop April 17

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On April 17, Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.

WHO:             University of Pennsylvania

                       Anti-Defamation League

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn and ADL Team Up to Provide Holocaust Education Teacher-training Workshop April 17

On April 17th Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.

 

Young Teachers Stick Around, Bringing Tech Savvy

April 7, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teacher experience levels.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 31, 2014

Penn Graduate Student Named #17 of the Top 100 Most Powerful Arab Women

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At age 24, Penn Graduate School of Education student, Maha Laziri, is one of the youngest women featured on this year’s list of 100 Most Powerful Arab Women. Her work in international development landed her at #17 on the list, published by Arabian Business.

Students from the University of Pennsylvania really do change the world.

Maha Laziri, 24, a student in Penn’s Graduate School of Education, is already making a difference in remote villages of Morocco.

Presidents in Denial

March 31, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about college presidents in denial about campus race relations.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

In a Buyer’s Market, Colleges Become Fluent in the Language of Business

March 27, 2014

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education says, “We’ve had decades of rising supercompetitiveness among colleges and universities – competitiveness in research, in athletics, for students, for money – and it produces a loss of innocence.”

Article Source: New York Times

Maine Lawmaker Proposes to Temporarily Halt UMaine System Cuts

March 26, 2014

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is quoted.

University of Pennsylvania Center Aims to Turn MSI Research into Results

March 26, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted as the director of the Center for Minority-Serving Institutions.