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Burden of College Costs Falling More and More on Students

February 13, 2012

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments on funding for higher education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Vaccines That Attack

February 13, 2012

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on developing therapeutic vaccines.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say

February 9, 2012

Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his research studying the connection between education and family economic status.

Article Source: New York Times

Obama to Announce $100 Million Plan to Train New Educators

February 6, 2012

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education suggests that teacher retention is a major problem.

Article Source: Washington Post

Mia Farrow: Pennsylvania Boarding School Refuses to Admit HIV+ Honors Student

February 7, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School for Medicine says, “The idea that anyone could be denied entry based on a disability is astounding.”

Article Source: Fox News Radio

Taking on Robin Hood

February 7, 2012

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on the State of Virginia’s attempt to link financial access to higher education to statewide goals.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

When Black Men Succeed

February 6, 2012

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is featured for his research about black males’ success in college.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

No. 6: Raymond G. and Ruth C. Perelman

February 6, 2012

Raymond and Ruth Perelman are highlighted for their significant financial contributions to the University of Pennsylvania.

Article Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy
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Facebook’s Ad Challenge

February 2, 2012

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School comments on advertisements on Facebook.

Article Source: Boston Globe