Graduate School of Education

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
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422May 5, 2015

Penn Mentoring Program Provides Undergraduates Advice on Post-grad Study, Career Paths

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When Vidya Daryanani, a University of Pennsylvania sophomore from Lima, Peru, wanted guidance on possible career paths, she felt she couldn’t just go to her fellow undergraduates. Instead, she found her perfect mentor in the Grad-Undergrad Mentoring Program housed at Penn’s Graduate Student Center.

By Julie McWilliams

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 5, 2015

Penn GSE’s Laura Perna Testifies to House Subcommittee on Higher Education Issues

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Laura Perna, from Penn's Graduate School of Education, testified before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training that the U.S. is inadequately preparing its future workforce.

Laura Perna, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, testified on April 30 to a United States House of Representatives panel that the U.S.