Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education suggests that teacher retention is a major problem.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School for Medicine says, “The idea that anyone could be denied entry based on a disability is astounding.”
PHILADELPHIA — The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, a new center at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has released its inaugural report, “Black Male Student Success in Higher Education: A Report from the National Black Male College Achievement Study.”
Jonathan Steinberg of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his new biography, Bismarck: A Life.
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the idea of drinking reclaimed wastewater.
PHILADELPHIA — Geological evidence of earthquakes and tsunamis aids in anticipating the timing and magnitude of future events. This natural warning system now influences building codes and planning in the United States, Canada and Japan, particularly where the geological record demonstrates prehistoric earthquakes larger than those known from written and instrumental records.