PHILADELPHIA — Femida Handy, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, the peer-reviewed academic journal of non-profit and philanthropic studies, by the Association for Research on NonProfit Organizations and Voluntary Action, ARNOVA.
PHILADELPHIA –- The “Unmentionable World of Human Waste” will get more than just mentioned when Rose George’s “The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters” takes its place as the text for the 2010-11 Penn Reading Project at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses college admission interviews.
J. J. Cutler of the Wharton School is profiled as he answers questions about merging admissions and career services.
On the heels of the enactment of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School announces that Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal S. Wolin - one of the Administration's key architects of financial reform - will speak to students, faculty and business leaders. Deputy Secretary Wolin will deliver remarks on the path forward for the implementation of these historic reforms and engage in a question and answer dialogue with the audience.
Kristin Gilbertson of Investments is cited for the University’s successful endowment.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania ranks fourth in medium-sized colleges and universities in the number of 2010 graduates who are joining Teach For America.
The 43 recent Penn graduates are committing the next two years to teach in underserved urban and rural public schools and will begin teaching in schools across the country in the fall.
Teach for America recruited the students from all academic majors and backgrounds who demonstrated outstanding achievement, perseverance and leadership.
Federal Grant Will Enable Netter Center’s Nutrition Program to Expand Service to More High School Students
Seven faculty members in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are recipients of 2010 teaching awards.