Faculty & Staff

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The Research/Policy Divide

November 5, 2009
Joni Finney and Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education say professors’ theoretical contributions often take priority over more practical offerings.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

The Power Fifty 2009

November 1, 2009
President Amy Gutmann and incoming Trustees Chair David Cohen are among those in “The Power Fifty 2009.”
Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Audio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

October 29, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses a Philadelphia child-abuse case.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Answers From the Admissions Dean of the University of Pennsylvania, Part 4

October 29, 2009
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions continues his Q&A with Times readers.
Article Source: New York Times

Global Search for Prizewinner Yields a Young Phila. Artist

October 23, 2009
Ingrid Schaffner of the Institute for Contemporary Art judges an international art competition.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

At FIRE's 10th-Anniversary Bash, Nat Hentoff Touches Off a Blaze

October 23, 2009
Alan Charles Kors of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-founding the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Video: Is Obama’s Health-Care Push Jeopardizing Education Reform?

October 22, 2009
President Amy Gutmann participates in a panel discussion in New York.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Ask the Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania a Question

October 21, 2009
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions will be answering Times readers’ questions for “The Choice” next week.
Article Source: New York Times

11 Winners Announced of Franklin Institute Awards

October 19, 2009
Peter Nowell of the School of Medicine receives a Franklin Institute Award for co-discovering the chromosome abnormality that causes chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

University Funds Take a Course in Liquidity

October 16, 2009
Kristin Gilbertson of Investments comments on Penn’s endowment performance.
Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)