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Six Penn Professors Honored as AERA Fellows for Outstanding Accomplishments in Education Research
April 15, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Six professors from the University of Pennsylvania have been honored as American Educational Research Association Fellows, recognizing their exceptional scholarly contributions to education research.
Penn GSE Professor Named Fellow of the International Youth Library in Munich
March 30, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Lawrence Sipe, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named a Fellow of Munich’s International Youth Library, a collection of more than 600,000 children’s books. The fellowship began on March 1 and will end May 31. Sipe is an authority in early-childhood literacy development.
Penn Hosts Conference on Virtual Worlds for Education: The Future of Technology Use in Learning
March 6, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education is hosting a March 12-13 workshop, “Taxonomy of Virtual Worlds for Education,” designed to bring together teachers, students, researchers and technology providers to brainstorm the ideal virtual world software system for science, technology, engineering and math learning.
Penn's Project for Civic Engagement Hosts Community Forums on the City Budget: Tight Times, Tough Choices
January 15, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Project for Civic Engagement is hosting four community forums across the city to gather citizen input that can be incorporated into developing the city’s proposed budget for 2010.
Penn Education Researcher Takes Home ASHE Award
December 2, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — Shaun Harper, a researcher in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, has been awarded the 2008 Early Career Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Penn's Project for Civic Engagement Paints Ideas About Regional Arts and Culture at "The Big Canvas Confab"
November 26, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — A six-month citizen dialogue about regional arts and culture from the University of Pennsylvania’s Project for Civic Engagement will wrap up with “The Big Canvas Confab,” Saturday, Dec. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel and Convention Center in King of Prussia, Pa.
Penn to Host International Research Forum of Nine APEC Members to Improve Math, Science Teacher Preparation
October 20, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host delegations of senior education researchers and policy makers from nine members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum on Oct. 26-27 to plan an international study on secondary-school math- and science-teacher preparation.
Penn's Project for Civic Engagement Paints Perspectives About Regional Arts and Culture onto "The Big Canvas"
September 10, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — The second phase of “The Big Canvas,” a series of public forums about arts and culture, will be launched on Sept. 20. The Big Canvas, an activity of the University of Pennsylvania’s Project for Civic Engagement, features seven public forums around the region throughout September and October.
Penn and Other Institutions Receive $10 Million Grant to Establish Center for Cognition and Science Instruction
July 14, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania is a part of a consortium consisting of three Pennsylvania universities and two non-profit organizations receiving $10 million for five years from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to establish a 21st Century Center for Cognition and Science Instruction.
University of Pennsylvania Selected as a Site of Leonore Annenberg/Woodrow Wilson Teaching Program
February 14, 2008
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has been selected by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation as one of four sites to host the new Leonore Annenberg/Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program.