Education

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

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

Vice President Biden Hosts Amy Gutmann

September 21, 2010

 President Amy Gutmann discusses Recovery Act funding at the White House.

Article Source: Associated Press

At White House Meeting, Biden Touts Stimulus Spending on University Research

September 21, 2010

President Amy Gutmann meets with Vice President Biden at the White House to discuss Recovery Act funding.

Donation Brings Hope to Coconut Creek-Based Nonprofit

September 18, 2010

Brittany Young, student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for creating A Spring of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing fresh water to schools in Africa.