Education

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

Lingua Latina Introitum in Vnivers. Harvard. Faciliorem Reddit

August 24, 2010

Joseph Farrell of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses says Latin speakers have an upper hand in higher education.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Harvard Business School Drives Yale and MIT’s Edifice Complex

August 25, 2010

Penn’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall is cited as an important architectural reference.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

A Reset for Higher Education

August 22, 2010

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on the state of higher education in the U.S.

NCCU Wants Greater Attire Awareness

August 24, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says historically black colleges often have a higher standard for dress codes.

Audio: Prof. Gets On Planes And Into Conversations About Race

August 13, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses her research on African-American history and higher education.

Vaccination Is Steady, but Pertussis Is Surging

August 16, 2010

Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine comments on pertussis diagnosis and treatment.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798August 19, 2010

Annenberg Study Reinforces Value of Public Television-Based Intervention in Promoting Early Literacy

An award-winning children’s PBS KIDS program, Between the Lions, when combined with teachers who are equipped with curriculum materials and who have received training, has consistently demonstrated its effectiveness in developing better reading skills for preschool children.            

Obama on Education: “The Economic Issue of Our Time”

August 11, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses President Obama’s agenda for historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Theloop21.com

Sending the Wrong Message About Historically Black Colleges

August 11, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog post on mission clarity at historically black colleges and universities.

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Media Contact:Jacqueline Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 11, 2010

Nine Penn Students and Five Alumni Awarded Fulbright International Exchange Educational Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students and five Penn alumni have been awarded scholarships to participate in Fulbright international educational exchange program.  More than 1,500 U.S. citizens will travel abroad for one year of foreign study in one of 155 foreign countries, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.