An interdisciplinary team at the University of Pennsylvania points to a successful local engagement program that Penn has employed during two decades as a model for developing cities and communities that thrive both in the United States and internationally.
Graduate School of Education
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about a new report, “Ranking and Rewarding Access: An Alternative College Scorecard.”
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on the longevity and success of Xavier University’s president.
Gabriela Richard of the Graduate School of Education says “There is a sense that, ‘Well, the women who play these games are attracted to the male narratives we already put out there so why should we change?’”
In a hackathon, teams of coders compete against each other and the clock, working night and day to produce the best possible software and hardware applications under a tight deadline.
1,200 Top Collegiate Hackers
The 10th edition of 48-hour PennApps Hackathon, the largest and most prestigious student-run hackathon in the world, with more than $30,000 in prizes for best software and hardware applications
Public expo of projects created during the weekend
Hacking begins: Friday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Expo: Sunday, Sept. 14, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Awards ceremony: Sunday, Sept. 14, 2 p.m.
University of Pennsylvania
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education participates in a discussion about the effectiveness of college ratings and about issues affecting minorities.
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