Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 26, 2010

Penn GSE Launches U.S.-China Future Leaders Program

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is partnering with Beijing University and East China Normal University to create the U.S.-China Future Leaders Program to develop close relationships among young leaders and improve mutual understanding and respect.


Twenty students from universities in the U.S. and China are participating in this two-month program.  For one month the students will live in China and for one month they will live in the U.S.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | July 26, 2010

Making History Campaign Co-Chair Makes $5 Million Gift to Endow University PIK Professorship

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Trustee Robert M. Levy and Diane v.S. Levy have made a $5 million gift designated for faculty support.  The gift will be used to endow a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professorship, which will be named the Diane v.S. and Robert M. Levy University Professorship.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Law School Tenure in Danger?

July 26, 2010

Robert Gorman of the Law School defends tenure in a letter to the American Bar Association.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Ardmore Students Challenge Court Ruling on Lower Merion Redistricting

July 23, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses a local school-redistricting case.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Education Inventors Get Boost Under New Programs

July 23, 2010

Doug Lynch of the Graduate School of Education says, "Let's create a Silicon Valley around education."

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact: Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2010

There's Something Good Happening in Texas

July 1, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on Paul Quinn College, a historically black college in Texas.

At 100 Years Old, NCCU Seeks a Solid Future

July 9, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses a North Carolina Central University symposium on historically black colleges and universities.