The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using the tools of the digital age: The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences.
As computers become more enmeshed in everyday life, both their software and hardware are becoming accessible to the average person. Whereas do-it-yourself enthusiasts of earlier generations tackled birdhouses and AM radios, this generation is making its own robots, 3-D printers and cell phone accessories.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is featured for leading a study about black and Latino male students’ academic success in New York City high schools.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research on achievement by black males in higher education.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on parenting while on the tenure track.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the Ivy in Your Backyard program that offers local students guidance on the college search and application process.
Bobbi Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education discusses the announcement of the school’s education incubator.
Audio: In Philly Schools, When Students With Dreams or Traumas Seek Counseling, the Office Is Often Empty
Caroline Watts of the Graduate School of Education comments on the counseling environment in Philadelphia public schools.