Has Obama Let Down Historically Black Colleges?

January 18, 2016

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on the debate on whether or not President Obama disappointed historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Teacher Vacancies Lead to Overstuffed Classrooms, Burnout

January 11, 2016

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on the importance of classroom size.

Article Source: Philly.com

Including Teachers in Reform Efforts Is Key to Retention, Expert Says

January 7, 2016

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the significance of including teachers in reform efforts.

Article Source: Arizona Daily Star

Responding to Racist Stereotypes

January 6, 2016

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his article “Black Male College Achievers and Resistant Responses to Racist Stereotypes at Predominately White Colleges and Universities.”

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

It Starts Day 1

January 5, 2016

Graduate student Sarah Lyon of the Graduate School of Education writes about the importance of universities implementing orientation seminars to educate new students about mental health resources.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Michele Berger | mwberger@upenn.edu | 215-898-6751January 6, 2016

Penn Professor Deborah Thomas Named Editor-in-Chief of ‘American Anthropologist’

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Deborah Thomas of Arts & Sciences was appointed editor-in-chief of the prestigious American Anthropologist for her innovative thoughts on how to advance the journal.

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,

African-Americans Most Likely to Attend Low-quality Colleges

December 21, 2015

Marybeth Gasman and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education share their thoughts on how linking the “quality” of colleges to the earning of its alumni or the school’s student loan default rate is problematic.

Article Source: Time.com

Why It’s Harder Than Ever for a Poor Kid to Get Into a Good College

December 17, 2015

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education says, “The gap between the haves and the have-nots is just getting bigger.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

How Should Schools Respond to Anti-Muslim Actions Against Students?

December 16, 2015

Sigal Ben-Porath of the Graduate School of Education co-authors an article about how schools should respond to anti-Muslim actions against students.

Article Source: Washington Post

Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

December 14, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about the important of international study.

Article Source: BlackEnterprise.com