PHILADELPHIA –- For the third consecutive time, the Brookings Institution has been ranked Think Tank of the Year in the University of Pennsylvania Global Go-To Think Tank Report. The Report, begun in 2006, ranks more than 6,500 institutions worldwide that help bridge the gap between knowledge and public policy.
Penn’s Social Policy & Practice and African-American Resource Center to Host ‘Let’s Talk About Race’
PHILADELPHIA — The School of Social Policy & Practice and the African-American Resource Center at the University of Pennsylvania will host “Let’s Talk About Race” Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 5 p.m. in the Claudia Cohen Hall Terrace Room.
“Let’s Talk About Race” is a frank, interactive discussion, offering people of all races, backgrounds and beliefs a way to foster communication and create understanding. It is free and open to the public.
While some Ivy League professors are clean-cut academics who wear suits with bowties and carry stacks of books from the library, others shatter that image.
Instead, some wear jeans and explore very dark, far-away places. One of those researchers studies the underworld of the sex trade -- not just in Philadelphia but also in New York City and in India.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on how application essays help admissions staff members make better decisions.
The Future of Interviewing – Business Schools Use Video and Team Based Discussions to Assess the Real You
Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School is interviewed.