Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.

Why Obama’s College Scorecard Falls Short

March 11, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes about President Obama’s College Scorecard.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Making the MOOC Pay: Fresh Partnerships Offer More Than Financial Survival

March 11, 2013

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School comments on offering online courses through Coursera.

Article Source: Financial Times

Changes in the Common Application on Tap for 2013-14

March 5, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions shares his support of the changes to the Common Application.

Article Source: Philly.com

Time for Minority-serving Institutions to Think Globally

March 3, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about minority-serving institutions broadening their mindset.

Article Source: Diverse
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Media Contact:Stephen MacCarthy | smaccar@upenn.edu | 215-898-8722February 28, 2013

Penn Campaign Raises $4.3 Billion, Transforming the University

After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.

Universities Create Ed. Entrepreneur Programs

February 26, 2013

Barbara Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education and Martin Ihrig of the Wharton School and GSE are quoted about education and entrepreneurial programs.

Article Source: Education Week

A New Wharton Admissions Test Fuels a Consulting Boom

February 26, 2013

A new admissions test for the Wharton School MBA admissions process is highlighted.

Article Source: CNN Money

Walking in Another’s Shoes: Paul Quinn College, Food Deserts and an Alternative Spring Break

February 21, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education blogs about Paul Quinn College in Dallas.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

W. Phila. School Is All the Rage: Why Aren’t all the Others?

February 22, 2013

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education comments on the success of the Penn Alexander School.

Article Source: Philly.com

University of Pennsylvania Plans Centers in Philadelphia and China

February 25, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Penn’s global initiatives are spotlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com