Education

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

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.

Incentives Offered to Raise College Graduation Rates

March 22, 2011

In what amounts to a “Race to the Top” for higher education, the Obama administration is offering competitive grants and a new “tool kit” to help states increase their college completion rates. During a news briefing Monday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said the program, to be formally announced Tuesday by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., would include only incentives — no “sticks” — for reforms aimed at helping the administration meet its goal of adding eight million college graduates by 2020.

Article Source: New York Times