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Penn Professor Deborah Thomas Named Editor-in-Chief of ‘American Anthropologist’
January 6, 2016
Deborah Thomas, an anthropology professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, has been named editor-in-chief of the American Anthropological Association’s flagship journal, American Anthropologist. 
Ultimate Anthropologist: John Jackson, Penn Social Policy & Practice Dean
September 22, 2015
John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America.
Developing Collaborative Relationships Between Penn and China
September 11, 2015
Through the magic of technology, a robotics symposium held jointly in a University of Pennsylvania classroom and at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing allowed the School of Engineering and Applied Science and middle school and high school students to share their work in hopes o
Stanton Wortham Appointed Faculty Director of the Penn Online Learning Initiative
August 20, 2015
  Stanton Wortham has been named faculty director of the Online Learning Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Sept. 1. He is the Judy and Howard Berkowitz Professor in Penn’s Graduate School of Education. The announcement was made by Provost Vincent Price and Beth Winkelstein, vice provost for education.
Penn Education Prof Promotes Ideas on International Development
July 30, 2015
Daniel Wagner has crisscrossed the globe, exchanging ideas on educational development and sustainability.
Penn GSE Student Helps Guide Language-transition Curriculum in Tajikistan
July 20, 2015
Shruti Bhat, a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, is spending the summer along the northeastern border of Afghanistan, helping to establish an educational curriculum for early childhood learners who need to make the transition from one language to another. 
Penn GSE Student Makes a Difference in Nairobi
July 8, 2015
When Micaela Wensjoe headed to Kenya for the summer, she was focused on what she had to learn as part of an internship. But now that she is there, she has also developed an interest in helping orphans.  Wensjoe, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania, is blogging about all of it. 
Penn GSE Student Spends Summer Working in Vientiane, Laos
June 25, 2015
Ever since she was a 6-year-old living in the Philippines, University of Pennsylvania student Mary Encabo knew that she wanted to be a teacher.  While she had a strong sense that she had to teach the world something, she didn’t know exactly what that something was at the time. 
Penn’s Ghaffar-Kucher Guides GSE’s International Internship Program
June 22, 2015
At the University of Pennsylvania, Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher is a matchmaker of sorts.
Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes
June 15, 2015
The University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform edX, expanding the University’s open learning course offerings to reach millions of additional learners worldwide.