School of Arts & Sciences

Female College Grads Still Earn Less Than Men

June 30, 2014

Janice Fanning Madden of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on factors that contribute to the pay gap between men and women with college degrees.

Article Source: Forbes.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 27, 2014

Penn Undergraduate Re-envisions Chicago Study of Urban Schools’ Built Environment

University of Pennsylvania student Ashlin Oglesby-Neal knows that reforming education policy and improving the internal dynamics of schools can be difficult, but that’s not stopping her from trying.

From MOOC to Shining MOOC

June 25, 2014

Erick Hyde of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for instructing an online Penn course titled, “Applying to U.S. Universities.”

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 26, 2014

PennSound Transforms How Poetry Is Taught the World Over

PennSound, a University of Pennsylvania-based online audio poetry website, is revolutionizing the way that educators teach poetry.

Welcome to Chump City

June 26, 2014

Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on a SEPTA case.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Aereo Supreme Court Loss Could Affect Cloud-based Innovation, And Open Door for Fair Use

June 25, 2014

Peter Decherney of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the Supreme Court case involving the television antenna service Aereo.

Article Source: Forbes.com

A Whole New Pa. Legislature

June 25, 2014

Jack Nagel of the School of Arts & Sciences contributes an op-ed about the possible reorganization of the Pennsylvania legislature.

Article Source: Philly.com

The 12 Most Unique College Courses in America

June 23, 2014

Al Filreis of Kelly Writers House is noted for teaching an unconventional English course.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 24, 2014

Valerie De Cruz: Championing Interculturalism at Penn

As director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Greenfield Intercultural Center for 17 years, Valerie De Cruz has had a guiding hand in the creation of cultural resource centers that many Penn student see as homes away from home: MakuuLa Casa Latina and the Pan-Asian American Community House.

New Vocal Fry Culprit: Butt Tension!

June 18, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about “vocal fry.”

Article Source: Slate.com