President Amy Gutmann is profiled.
In many regards, University of Pennsylvania sophomore Michael Keramidas is a typical college student, clad in a T-shirt and jeans, with a quick smile and a buzz cut. He was No. 1 in his high school class and applied to 15 colleges.
In high school, he participated in dozens of activities, including mock trial, student council, speech league, quiz team and more. He worked in the district office of his long-time state representative. During high school summers, Keramidas attended leadership camps, most recently at Cornell University.
WHO: Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania
WHAT: Move-in for Penn's Class of 2016
President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about success and students.
President Amy Gutmann discusses education and her new book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It.
PHILADELPHIA -- This week, the University of Pennsylvania launched three free courses via Coursera, an online educational platform designed to make Web-based classes available more widely.
With the capacity to reach millions of people simultaneously, Coursera has a design inspired by educational research on effective learning practices and creates an interactive learning experience for the course offerings.