Graduate School of Education

Child’s Play Is Vital, She Says, to Happiness

October 25, 2010

Brian Sutton-Smith of the Graduate School of Education comments on the significance of playful aspects of life.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

U.S. Colleges Cutting Courses to Curtail Campus Costs

October 21, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact the recession had on historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Diverse

The Making of Corporate U.

October 17, 2010

Marvin Lazerson of the Graduate School of Education reviews the road to educational corporatization.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 13, 2010

Penn GSE Student Earns Social Entrepreneurship Award


            PHILADELPHIA –- Scott Stimpfel, a doctoral student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, will receive the 2010 Social Entrepreneurship Award from the Manhattan Institute on Nov. 4 at the Princeton Club in New York for co-founding and serving as the executive director of Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities.

Star-Studded Gala Shines Light on Need for Funding at HBCUs

October 7, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses funding

Article Source: thegrio.com

Innovative Curricula at HBCUs: Goats, Fish and Farmer’s Markets

October 5, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses curricula at historically black colleges and universities.

False Comparisons: the Plight of Historically Black Colleges?

October 4, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog on the public discourse surrounding historically black colleges and universities.

Donors May Balk at College Giving, if Fisk Prevails With Art Sale

September 29, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University’s proposed art sale and is cited for co-authoring “Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.”

Principal's Availability Called Into Question

September 29, 2010

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education says “an important part of a principal's job is being visible to parents and students early in the morning and after school.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Gainful Employment, Jesse Jackson, and For-Profit Institutions

September 25, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog on for-profit institutions.