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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 6, 2012

Just Write: Writing Retreat for GSE and SAS Faculty

 

Stop what you’re doing, and just write. That’s what some University of Pennsylvania faculty will be doing the week of June 4.

Twenty faculty members from the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences will attend the first-ever Faculty Writing Retreat in the McNeil Building. 

What Presidents Can Learn From Walter Kimbrough

May 30, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her perspective on Walter Kimbrough, president of Philander Smith College.

Pa. Higher Ed Panel to Hear From Students, Others

May 31, 2012

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on Pennsylvania’s higher-education policies.

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Impossible Yesterday, Accepted Tomorrow?

June 3, 2012

The Graduate School of Education and Milken Family Foundation Business Plan Competition is highlighted.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Experts Call for Teaching Educators Brain Science

June 4, 2012

Michael Nakkula of the Graduate School of Education says, “For the most part, teachers are not exposed systemically in a way that allows them to understand things like brain plasticity.”

Article Source: Education Week

Romney, in West Philadelphia, Dismisses Value of Small Classes

May 25, 2012

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on research about class sizes.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Kat Stein | katstein@gse.upenn.edu | 215-898-9642May 23, 2012

Four Surprising Trends Shaping the Teaching Workforce – and What They Mean

May 22, 2012

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for ideas he presented at the annual Education Writers Association meeting.

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Beginning Teacher Induction: What the Data Tell Us

May 16, 2012

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education contributes his views about induction programs.

Article Source: Education Week
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422May 17, 2012

Penn Graduate Students Kara Cohen, Katie Murphy Selected as Schweitzer Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania graduate students are among 16 from around the region selected as Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellows for 2012-13.