Graduate School of Education

‘Colorism Has Its Limits’: Campuses React to Storm Over White Adjunct Who Posed as Black

June 15, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 15, 2015

Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes

The University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform edX, expanding the University’s open learning course offerings to reach millions of additional learners worldwide.

Audio: Ranked as Top HBCU, Spelman Sets High Bar for Students, Alums

June 1, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on Spelman College producing student leaders.

Article Source: WABE Radio (Atlanta)

Race Relations Scholar Takaki’s Impact Unabated

May 26, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how she has used Ronald Takaki’s research to help info

A New Learning Curve for Colleges

May 16, 2015

Graduate School of Education’s Marybeth Gasman’s new book, Educating a Diverse Nation: Lessons from Minority-Serving Institutions, co-authored with Clifton Conrad is feat

Article Source: National Journal

Threatened With Closure, One Historically Black University Charts a Path to Recovery

May 19, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments the financial struggles of historically black colleges and

Article Source: PBS NewsHour

A Historically Black University Embraces an International Future

May 14, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on historically black colleges and universities becoming m

A Wave of Hispanic Students Reshapes a Historically Black College

May 14, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “Administrators realize there’s no way HBCUs are going to con

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422May 14, 2015

Penn Grad Center’s Buddy Program Aims to Span International Cultural Gaps

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When Fernando Gama of Argentina and Tanya Jain and Manas Shukla, both of India, began graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, they wanted to make new friends with all kinds of backgrounds. So did grad students from other schools, including Ling Gu and Xinwei Liu, both of China, Vera Partem, a Ukranian-American from Philadelphia, and many others.

By Julie McWilliams

Nutter, Booker Tapped to Help Minority Males

May 6, 2015

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education has been tapped for membership on the advisory board of the My Brother

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer