Education

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

Experts: Stereotyping Huge Barrier to Engaging African-American Males on Campus

March 6, 2014

A report on black male college completion rates led by Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is cited.

Disadvantaged Children Can Hurt Achievement of Others in Their Classrooms, Study Finds

February 13, 2014

John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education comments on a study about disadvantaged students affecting the achievement of classmates.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 10, 2014

Penn Performers Celebrate Culture Through South Asian Dancing With a Twist

Penn Dhamaka’s energetic, arm-pumping, feet-shuffling, body-twisting dance routines are inspired by traditional South Asian dance, but the all-male troupe’s flair is all their own.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 24, 2014

Frederick Ding: Penn Ambassador, Leader and Mentor

Frederick Ding’s interest in making an impact by improving the lives of others begins with his work on campus assisting fellow students at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 15, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Student Wins Churchill Scholarship

Sarah Foster, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a Winston Churchill Scholarship, a merit-based award for American college students who are outstanding in engineering, mathematics and physical and biological sciences.

Applications at Penn Up 14 Percent

January 9, 2014

Penn is highlighted for a rise in applications.

Article Source: Philly.com

Audio: Why Black College Football Players Fall Behind in Education

December 18, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education talks about new research concerning low graduation rates for black college football players.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Aligning Your Interests With Your College List

December 17, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions describes and connects the “Self-Assessment 5 I’s” and the “Assessing College’s 4 C’s.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: Reevaluating the Future of Online Education

December 12, 2013

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education discusses the future of massive open online courses.

Article Source: KQED Radio (San Francisco)

Bowl-Bound Colleges Punt on Graduating Black Football Players, Studies Show

December 11, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on his research about black football players and participating in the Bowl Championship.

Article Source: EducatedReporter.com