Penn GSE News Archive

June 3, 2014
In response to a recent task force report to President Barack Obama on My Brother’s Keeper, seven university-based research centers have jointly issued a statement.
May 28, 2014
Media: Watch the Class of 2014 receive their diplomas and view photo galleries.
May 16, 2014
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an assistant professor in the Reading/Writing/Literacy Division, was awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, one of the most distinguished awards that education researchers can receive early in their careers.
April 30, 2014
Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, associate director of the International Educational Development Program, has earned an Outstanding Book Award for her new edited volume, Refugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motion.
April 23, 2014
GSE professor Rand Quinn's unique class creates teams of graduate and undergraduate students from across Penn to improve community engagement in Philadelphia’s schools.
April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014 –Scholarship support is in full bloom this month at Penn GSE, where the Annual Fund April Challenge offered by Overseer Josh Berlin, W’95, MD, FAAD, has achieved its $10,000 goal ahead of schedule.
April 8, 2014
All three 2013­–2014 campaigns offered through the community focused crowd-funding initiative Microgiving @ Penn GSE have exceeded their goals.
April 8, 2014
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have taken higher education by surprise, with some courses attracting more than 100,000 registered students. Whether researching MOOCs users, focusing on the potential for MOOCs in the developing world, or hosting a lecture series, Penn GSE faculty and students are examining this emerging trend. The Next Generation MOOCs lecture series presents four speakers who will evaluate and explain how MOOCs have changed higher education.
April 3, 2014
Penn GSE and five other Penn schools are hosting an invitation-only conference April 10-11 on MOOCs in developing countries. MOOCs4D brings together leading scholars, administrators, policy makers and technologists from over 25 countries to spark dialogue.
April 3, 2014
New dean joins Penn GSE on January 1, 2015. Former Stanford professor is an expert on teaching and teaching practices.