Succeeding in STEM: Lessons From Black Colleges

March 5, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on what HBCUs can teach others about succeeding in STEM education.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Startups Seek to Master the Education Market

March 5, 2012

Douglas Lynch of the Graduate School of Education comments on startup companies entering the education market.

Article Source: Education Week

Not From My Wallet

February 29, 2012

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education comments on states questioning the traditional use of tuition policy to subsidize college for needy students.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 29, 2012

Penn GSE Event Addresses Global Literacy, Recognizes Inauguration of UNESCO Chair

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host “Global Literacy in the 21st Century: Problems and Prospects,” at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 15 in Huntsman Hall.

Featuring Irina Bokova, the director-general of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, this symposium is free and open to the public.

How to Excel at Elite Institutions: A Guide for Students of Color

February 28, 2012

Marybeth Gasman and graduate student Ufuoma Abiola of the Graduate School of Education co-author an article about students of color excelling at top institutions.

Opinion: Why Historically Black Colleges and Universities Still Matter

February 24, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the progressive academic programs at HBCUs.

Article Source: USA Today

Black Male Student Success in Higher Education: Implications for HBCU’s

February 27, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on her colleague Shaun Harper’s report on black male student success.

The Sorry Lives and Confusing Times of Today’s Young Men

March 1, 2012

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his new book, College Men and Masculinities.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Throwing Good Teachers Out With the Bath Water?

February 21, 2012

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his views on a study about the relationship between high-poverty schools and high-quality teachers.

Article Source: CT Newsjunkie

Maryland’s Higher Education Gains at Risk

February 20, 2012

Laura Perna and Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education share their research-based views on higher education in Maryland.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun