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MLK Event Highlight of Black History Month at UPenn

February 15, 2012

President Amy Gutmann and Robert Carter of Penn’s African-American Resource Center comment on Penn’s annual MLK Commemorative Symposium on Social Change.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

In a Calculating, Chaotic World, Statisticians Are Almost Cool

February 16, 2012

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on more women becoming statisticians.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Survey Finds Many Pa. Kids Lack Dental Care

February 9, 2012

Andres Pinto of the School of Dental Medicine comments on the snowball effect of children not receiving early dental treatment.

A Call for Success

February 12, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on President Obama’s 2020 goals.

Penn Class Teaches Students How to Live Like Monks

February 12, 2012

Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his course on monastic life and asceticism.

Article Source: Associated Press

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