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Media Contact:Kat Stein | katstein@gse.upenn.edu | 215-898-9642September 2, 2014

HBCUs: Where African-American Lives and Minds Are Valued

August 25, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Felecia Commodore of the Graduate School of Education co-author an article about African-Americans being valued by historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: HBCU Lifestyle

Ferguson’s College Refuge

August 21, 2014

Charles H.F. Davis III and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education are cited for studying the graduation rates and existing disparities in Ferguson, Mo.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, but Participation Hits New High

August 20, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education talks about the popularity of the ACT.

Article Source: Education Week

HBCUs Looking Abroad in Effort to Remain Competitive

August 19, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on how financial barriers limit students from taking advantage of study abroad programs offered by historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Diverse

ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, but Participation Hits New High

August 20, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on entrance exam scoring.

Article Source: Education Week
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2014

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen

WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018

WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2014, 11am

Obamacare Revives an Old Question: Are Student Workers Employees?

August 18, 2014

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the academic success of students who work on campus.

Rising Confidence in Online Higher Ed

August 13, 2014

Timothy Zimmer of the Graduate School of Education wrote this article about the gaining acceptance of online college courses.

Article Source: Forbes

To Work Better, Work Less

August 8, 2014

Alexandra Michel of the Graduate School of Education shares findings of a study on work-life balance. 

Article Source: The Atlantic