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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 28, 2011

UNESCO Chair Established at Penn GSE

A UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy has been established at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. The first of its kind at a U.S. school of education, the UNESCO Chair will focus on achieving UN Millennium Development Goals in the area of basic education and literacy in the poorest countries of the world.

Established within Penn’s International Literacy Institute (ILI), the UNESCO Chair will be held by Dr. Dan Wagner, a professor of education at Penn GSE and Director of the ILI.  

Financial Education: 3 Great Sites for Money Lessons on Video

March 24, 2011

The Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton High School is highlighted.

Article Source: MoneyWatch (CBS)

MBA Goes Global in Bid to Create the Worldly Wise

March 24, 2011

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School is interviewed about reforming the school’s curriculum.

Article Source: Times Higher Education

Philly Colleges Ahead of the Gender Curve

March 24, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is mentioned as prominent female university leader in Philadelphia.

Why Charities Need to Pay More Attention to Minority Donors

March 22, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on gaining more support from minority donors.

Audio: K@W High School

March 21, 2011

Robbie Shell of the Wharton School is interviewed about the Knowledge@Wharton web publication for high school students.

Article Source: WHYY-FM (Philadelphia)

Raising the Bar

March 23, 2011

Jarret Stein of Penn’s Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative comments on the healthy recipes created by a nutritionist and local elementary students.

Article Source: WHYY-FM (Philadelphia)

Why Women Trail Men on Campus

March 21, 2011

President Amy Gutmann shares her views on the “leadership gap” between male and female undergraduates.

Article Source: The Daily Beast

U. of Pennsylvania Students Build Course-Management Software

March 19, 2011

Undergraduate students Joseph Cohen and Dan Getelman of the Wharton School develop new course-management software for students.

Viewing SUNO and UNO From Multiple Perspectives

March 20, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on merging a white and a black college in Louisiana.