Education

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

Are HBCUs in Trouble? An Evergreen Question

June 26, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses reoccurring concerns about the stability of historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: NPR
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 25, 2013

Penn to Implement AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative

The University of Pennsylvania has been named a project site for the Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, a multiyear, multimillion dollar project that aims to improve the quality of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Mother Professor/Professor Mother

June 21, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on mothers in the workforce, particularly in academe.

Article Source: The Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 24, 2013

Penn Psychologists Show that Quality Matters More Than Quantity for Word Learning

Several studies have shown that how much parents say to their children when they are very young is a good predictor of children’s vocabulary at the point when they begin school.

College Fund Tinkers With Its Slogan to Stress Investing in Students

June 4, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on the tone of the new U.N.C.F advertisements.

Article Source: New York Times

The New ‘New Normal’

June 4, 2013

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education is cited for co-authoring a report about college tuition prices.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Reflections on ‘The Changing Face of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’

June 2, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for a report about the value of historically black colleges and universities to American higher education.

Article Source: Diverse
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658May 29, 2013

Rakesh Vohra Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

Rakesh Vohra has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 15th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, effective Aug. 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.  

MOOC Professors Claim No Responsibility for How Courses Are Used

May 21, 2013

Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences highlighted for teaching an online course.

Penn’s New Ed-Tech Incubator a Bit Different

May 20, 2013

Bobbi Kurshan of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for GSE’s new Education Design Studio Fund.

Article Source: Philly.com