Graduate School of Education

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

Confirming the MOOC Myth

December 6, 2013

Massive open online course research conducted by the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Black Colleges Struggle with Tight Budgets, Declining Resources

December 3, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on historically black colleges and universities struggling with funding.

Article Source: Kentucky.com

Black Colleges Press Case for More Funding

December 1, 2013

Research from the Center for Minority-Serving Institutions in the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Article Source: USA Today

Florida A&M Trustees Resume Search for New President

November 24, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the leadership and changing reputation of Florida A&M University in the past decade.

Article Source: USA Today
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 25, 2013

Penn Alumna Meghan Hussey Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Meghan Hussey, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland.