Education

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

To Alienate or to Advance?

August 13, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for researching alumni of color.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 23, 2013

Penn Engineer Mark Harding Learns About Himself Via Teaching

(This is the second in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services. Other profiles feature students Kristin Thomas and Mounica Gummadi.)

A Philadelphia School’s Big Bet on Nonviolence

July 18, 2013

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses how environmental factors affect academic achievement for black and Latino male students.

Article Source: The Atlantic

Why Black Colleges Might Sue the Obama Administration

July 10, 2013

A quote from an NPR interview featuring Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is included.

Article Source: New Republic

A Not-Too-Big, Not-Too-Small Year for College Waiting Lists

July 3, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions is quoted about college waiting lists.

Article Source: Philly.com

Nelson Mandela: A Source of Inspiration in Volatile Times

June 27, 2013

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about Nelson Mandela.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

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.