Graduate School of Education

Are HBCUs in Trouble? An Evergreen Question

June 26, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses reoccurring concerns about the stability of historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: NPR

Mother Professor/Professor Mother

June 21, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on mothers in the workforce, particularly in academe.

Article Source: The Huffington Post
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Getting a Well-Rounded Education at Penn

What Xiaotong Chen describes as a case of “culture shock” at her first campus social event, became the motivation for her to immerse herself in campus activities and experience all that the University of Pennsylvania has to offer.

At the Ivies, It’s Still White at the Top

June 9, 2013

Camille Charles, Tukufu Zuberi, Mary Frances Berry, and Grace Kao of the School of Arts and Sciences, Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School and Vivian Gadsden of the Graduate School of Education discuss how institutions are defining “qualified” in terms of hiring minority scholars for senior leadership positions. President Amy Gutmann is also mentioned.

College Fund Tinkers With Its Slogan to Stress Investing in Students

June 4, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on the tone of the new U.N.C.F advertisements.

Article Source: New York Times

The New ‘New Normal’

June 4, 2013

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is cited for co-authoring a report about college tuition prices.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Reflections on ‘The Changing Face of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’

June 2, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for a report about the value of historically black colleges and universities to American higher education.

Article Source: Diverse

Unknown Pearl S. Buck Novel Turns Up in Texas

May 24, 2013

Peter Conn of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education comments on the differences between Pearl S. Buck's earlier "provocative" writing, for which he says she doesn't get enough credit, and her later "less interesting" work.

Article Source: Philly.com

A Pearl Buck Novel, New After 4 Decades

May 21, 2013

Peter Conn of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education discusses Pearl Buck and is cited for writing Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn’s New Ed-Tech Incubator a Bit Different

May 20, 2013

Bobbi Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for GSE’s new Education Design Studio Fund.

Article Source: Philly.com