Graduate School of Education

Audio: Black Colleges Face State Funding Crunch

May 1, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the shrinking state support of historically black colleges and universities.

African American Students Weigh Campus Attitudes in Picking Colleges

April 30, 2014

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about promoting success for black male students.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Faculty Union, a Rarity at HBCUs, Is Poised to Emerge at Howard U.

April 30, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about adjunct instructors unionizing at Howard University.

Report Calls for Reform in State’s Higher Education Master Plan

April 28, 2014

A report by the Institute for Research on Higher Education led by Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 4, 2014

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher of Penn Receives 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award

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Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, from the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education has earned the Comparative and International Education Society’s 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award for "Refugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motion." Created in 2010, the Jackie Kirk award is an annual honor that recognizes a book that mirrors its namesake’s primary concerns of gender and education and education in areas of conflict.

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, associate director of the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania, has earned the Comparative and International Education

New Report Arms Minority Serving Institutions With Relevancy-focused Data

April 16, 2014

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education author a post about a report on the potential effects of grant-funded interventions on various outcomes at minority serving institutions.

Article Source: Huffington Post

How Wall Street’s Life-ruining Work Habits Hurt All of Us

April 13, 2014

Alexandra Michel of the Graduate School of Education comments on bankers that leave Wall Street mid-career but keep their taxing work practices.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn and ADL Team Up to Provide Holocaust Education Teacher-training Workshop April 17

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On April 17, Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.

WHO:             University of Pennsylvania

                       Anti-Defamation League

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn and ADL Team Up to Provide Holocaust Education Teacher-training Workshop April 17

On April 17th Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.

 

Young Teachers Stick Around, Bringing Tech Savvy

April 7, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teacher experience levels.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal