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Peter Kuriloff Receives 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award
May 7, 2010
PHILADELPHIA -– Peter Kuriloff has been honored with the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.
Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards
April 30, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring. The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  
Penn GSE Fellow Joins Philadelphia’s New Policy and Analysis Center
April 5, 2010
PHILADELPHIA— Heather Rouse, a Stoneleigh Public Policy Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named deputy research director at the City of Philadelphia’s new Policy and Analysis Center, designed to improve health, education and social services for city residents.
Penn GSE Professor Earns Outstanding Contribution Award
March 9, 2010
  PHILADELPHIA –- Shaun Harper, an assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Research Award by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators at its annual conference.
Penn Graduate School of Education Makes Film Debut With Documentary on "Freedom School"
February 15, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education has produced “Freedom School,” a film that will air on WHYY-TV on Feb. 17 at 8:30 p.m. This 26-minute documentary chronicles a summer reading and writing program for children at Shaw Middle School in West Philadelphia.
Penn GSE Professor Explores Technology and Learning in "Worlds of Wonder: Can Video Games Teach Science?"
February 12, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — A professor from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and researcher in education technology, Yasmin Kafai, has organized a discussion panel, “Worlds of Wonder: Can Video Games Teach Science?” at the American Association for Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in San Diego on Feb. 21. From Whyville to Second Life, Kafai argues that the countless hours children spend playing games can also be used to teach science.
Penn GSE and 15 APEC Member Economies to Conduct International Study in Science, Math Teacher Preparation
November 12, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is teaming with 15 other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation to conduct an international study on secondary-school teacher preparation, “Identifying Unique and Promising Practices in Math and Science Teacher Education in APEC Economies.”
Penn Brings Technology-Based Learning to Nicaraguan Community School for Children of Coffee-Farm Workers
June 23, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Beginning in early July, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education are partnering with a family of multi-generational Penn alumni to introduce laptop computers and a technology-based curriculum to students and teachers in a rural community school for the children of coffee-farm workers in Nicaragua.
Penn Hosts National Conference on College Men
May 20, 2009
  PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is hosting the National Conference on College Men, a response to the troubling status of men in postsecondary education, today through May 22 at Huntsman Hall, 38th and Walnut streets on Penn’s campus.