“Perfect features, the right shoes, luminescent lip gloss and the instincts of barracudas” is how Melissa Jensen describes a group of high school freshmen in The Fine Art of Truth or Dare, her most recent novel.
Karen Detlefsen Awarded American Council of Learned Societies 2012 Collaborative Research Fellowship
David Low is a funny guy. As a teacher in Arizona, he had funny students, and he is convinced they helped get rid of an unnecessary test.
Low, a Ph.D. student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, told the story at a recent meeting for teachers and prospective teachers in suburban Philadelphia.
Center for Africana Studies Hosts Jason Moran as Artist in Residence for Series of Public Master Classes
PHILADELPHIA — It’s all there: 14, 000 cubic feet of paper records and 35,000 images, photographs, drawings and prints, tucked away in the University Archives and Records Center and telling stories of more than two-and-a-half centuries at the University of Pennsylvania.
Guardianship of that historical treasure has fallen for more than 20 years to Mark Frazier Lloyd.
Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania Select Lipman Family Prize Finalists Vying for $100,000
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced its selection of three finalist organizations vying for the Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. The Lipman Family Prize recognizes and amplifies the work of organizations devoted to positive social impact and the creation of sustainable solutions to significant social and economic challenges. Prize finalists will present to the Prize Committee on April 12 and the winner will be selected and a
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Debra Schilling Wolfe
Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
University of Pennsylvania