Education

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

Donors May Balk at College Giving, if Fisk Prevails With Art Sale

September 29, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses Fisk University’s proposed art sale and is cited for co-authoring “Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.”

Video: Secrets of the Silk Road

October 4, 2010

Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum offers insight into the “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit.

Article Source: CNN

Principal's Availability Called Into Question

September 29, 2010

James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education says “an important part of a principal's job is being visible to parents and students early in the morning and after school.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Best Executive M.B.A. Programs

September 30, 2010

Wharton’s Executive M.B.A. program is cited as the top in the nation in the Wall Street Journal’s  2010 rankings.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Video: How Admissions Directors at Penn and Michigan Think About Test Scores

September 29, 2010

In a video excerpt, Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses standardized test scores and the admissions process.

Article Source: New York Times

Gainful Employment, Jesse Jackson, and For-Profit Institutions

September 25, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog on for-profit institutions.

Reflecting Diversity

September 28, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the importance of diversity in social-work schools.

Article Source: Social Work Today

Global Focus Draws Students to Europe for Business

September 26, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on efforts to create a strong international education alliance with universities overseas.

Kelly Writers House a Yummy Place

September 23, 2010

Kelly Writers House is spotlighted for its newly renovated kitchen and for the contributions KWH makes to campus and community life.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Teacher Power: A Promising Experiment at a Newark School

September 10, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on teacher-turnover rates.

Article Source: Newark Star-Ledger