PHILADELPHIA – Former President George W. Bush will visit Gaborone, Botswana, Thursday, July 5, to launch a program that will expand women’s health initiatives in that country.
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.
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on Hosni Mubarak’s condition.
PHILADELPHIA —About three-quarters of Americans have Internet access in their homes, and most of them have Facebook accounts. With new social networks and content platforms popping into and out of existence at a dizzying pace, traversing this landscape is not about mastering technology as much as it learning how to adapt messages to increasingly diverse media.
PHILADELPHIA -- Three first-year graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania’s Master’s of Environmental Studies program are in Rio de Janeiro today in advance of the Rio+20 conference, where they will make a presentation on the role of higher educational institutions in sustainable development.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education hosted 15 leaders from more than nine African countries for a conversation on public deliberation in the United States and how it can apply to communities in Africa.
The leaders came to learn more about U.S. organizations that increase civic engagement and citizen participation in democratic governance.