Education

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

'A Family Feeling'

September 19, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses enrollment rates at historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Houston Chronicle

'All-Campus' Approach to Black College Fund Raising

September 14, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses fund raising at historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

AUDIO: Black Colleges Struggle With Graduation Rates

September 13, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses graduation rates at historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: National Public Radio

An Online HBCU Degree?

September 5, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on the possibility of historically black colleges offering online education.

Critics: Obama ‘Out of Touch’ With U.S.

August 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says the “Ground Zero” mosque debate “is an opportunity for Americans to get past their fear of Islam.” 

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

California to Use New Type of Nationwide School Tests

September 3, 2010

Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on California’s newly proposed standardized-testing methods.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Running Jogs the Academic Mind

August 29, 2010

Sarah Barringer Gordon of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Law School is cited for her book “The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America,” and says running helps jump start the mind.

Report to Show Scope, Response to Dropout Crisis

August 31, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice addresses the rising dropout rate in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Dr. J. Larry Jameson to Lead Penn Medicine

PHILADELPHIA -- J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the next executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Penn’s School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2011.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Laying a Liberal Arts Foundation, on Shaky Ground

September 1, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education comments on universities’ global campus development.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed