PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education have found a decade-long decline of higher education opportunity and affordability in Illinois. They also found that state leaders have abandoned effective policies that once resulted in outstanding performance in higher education.
PHILADELPHIA — In honor of Veterans Day, the University of Pennsylvania will hold a flag-raising ceremony on Locust Walk in front of Van Pelt Library at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. Co-hosted by the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Veterans Upward Bound Program and Veterans @ Penn Committee, the ceremony will include a presentation of colors by the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Division of Public Safety, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Street Smarts, will host a press conference and community event on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at 36th and Walnut streets about safe driving practices and offer tips for staying ticket-free and safe during the holiday season.
PHILADELPHIA —The documentary “Saving Philanthropy” will be shown on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., in 1206 Steinberg Dietrich-Hall, 3620 Locust Walk, on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The event is hosted by the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, the School of Social Policy & Practice, the Wharton Program for Social Impact and the Wharton Leadership Program.
Matt Hartley of the Graduate School of Education discusses service learning and what it really means to connect academia with real-world problems. (Penn GSE)
Nursing’s Terry Richmond directs the new Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation, which aims to accelerate student progress toward doctoral research. (Penn Nursing News)
Drawn from the Penn’s diverse art collection, the exhibit features 58 prints, photographs, pastels and sculptures that explore issues of serialism and artistic process.
The earliest works in “Double Take” include Albrecht Dürer’s Engraved Passion Series (1508-13) and two William Hogarth engravings from A Rake’s Progress (1735).
Richard Gelles has written a book, and he is pretty sure about one thing: He is going to upset a lot of people — liberals and conservatives alike.
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a public hearing, “Foster Care: Aging Out – Options and Obstacles,” Wednesday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th St., on the University of Pennsylvania campus.