Press Releases

February 3, 2014
New Center Based at Penn GSE Is Headed by Dr. Marybeth GasmanPhiladelphia, PA, February 3, 2014 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has granted $1.5 million to support the work of the Penn Center for Minority-Serving Institutions (CMSI) a new research center at the University of...
January 15, 2014
New Center Headed by Dr. Marybeth GasmanPhiladelphia, PA– Next week the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education will launch a new research center, The Penn Center for Minority-Serving Institutions (CMSI). Dr. Marybeth Gasman, a historian and professor at the Graduate School of...
January 8, 2014
Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference explores the ways in which racial stereotypes haunt American education—and what to do about itPhiladelphia, PA— Racial conflicts in schools often remain hidden at the expense of a healthy school climate and the well being...
December 9, 2013
Contact: Kat Stein, Exec. Director of Communicationskatstein@gse.upenn.edu / (215) 898-9642Will Black Bowl Players Be Academic Losers?Philadelphia, PA, December 9, 2013 – Data released today from the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education details the low...
December 5, 2013
Contact: Kat Stein, Exec. Director of Communicationskatstein@gse.upenn.edu / (215) 898-9642Austin, Texas, December 5, 2013—Emerging data from a University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) study show that massive open online courses (MOOCs) have relatively few active users,...
December 3, 2013
 Competition features over $125K in Prizes, opportunity to meet top investors & researchers, and chance to become an Education Design Studio, Inc. FellowPhiladelphia, PA – The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the Milken Family Foundation have opened...
November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013 – A University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) report was released today as part of a Philadelphia City Council Committee on Education hearing on education funding. The Penn GSE report, by professors Matthew Steinberg and Rand Quinn, found that the School...
May 9, 2013
A new report sets the record straight on HBCUs and the outsized role they play an in educating the nation’s historically underserved populations.Philadelphia, PA, May 9, 2013 – The nation’s 105 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are impressive centers of diversity, educating...
March 1, 2013
Contact: Kat Stein, Penn GSE Exec. Director of Communicationskatstein@gse.upenn.edu / (215) 898-9642Contact: Elizabeth Chamberlain, Peace Corps Public Affairs Specialistechamberlain@peacecorps.gov / (774) 330-9200NEW YORK, N.Y., March 1, 2013 – The Peace Corps and the University of Pennsylvania...