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Media Contact:Leo Charney | lcharney@upenn.edu | 215-746-3430 January 14, 2014

Eight Professors Appointed Penn Fellows

Provost Vincent Price and Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of the sixth cohort of Penn Fellows.

More Students Subsidize Classmates’ Tuition

January 9, 2014

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on how higher education institutions are financed.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

‘Tis the Season for Black Nonprofits to Suffer

December 23, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on African-Americans donating more to charities rather than to historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: The Root

Subtract Teachers, Add Pupils: Math of Today's Jammed Schools

December 21, 2013

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about public school population sizes.

Article Source: New York Times

Top 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Accomplishments in 2013

December 20, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors a post about HBCU accomplishments in 2013.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: Why Black College Football Players Fall Behind in Education

December 18, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education talks about new research concerning low graduation rates for black college football players.

Article Source: National Public Radio
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 16, 2013

Penn’s Strong Global Community Attracts Growing Number of International Students

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The University of Pennsylvania is among the top destinations for international students, hosting 5,751 students from 137 different countries, including China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Taiwan and Singapore.

During the past five years, the number of international students at the University of Pennsylvania has seen record growth at the undergraduate and the graduate level.

Penn is among the top destinations for international students from around the world seeking to study in the United States. Currently, the University hosts 5,751 international students from 137 different countries, including China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Taiwan and Singapore.  

Audio: Reevaluating the Future of Online Education

December 12, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses the future of massive open online courses.

Article Source: KQED Radio (San Francisco)

Bowl-Bound Colleges Punt on Graduating Black Football Players, Studies Show

December 11, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on his research about black football players and participating in the Bowl Championship.

Article Source: EducatedReporter.com

After Setbacks, Online Courses Are Rethought

December 10, 2013

Studies on MOOCs from GSE and the Office of the Provost offer insight into the growth and development of online learning.

Article Source: New York Times