Penn GSE News
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December 4, 2023
Dean Katharine Strunk, from left, Noémie Le Pertel, Benoit Dubé, and Ariane Thomas are pictured after their Homecoming panel

Benoit Dubé, Noémie Le Pertel, GRD’21, and Ariane Thomas discuss mental health across the learning lifespan with Dean Katharine Strunk.

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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December 2, 2023
, Deccan Chronicle

GradRight Pledges Affordable Access to Top Global Universities for Indian Students

Dr. Laura Perna acknowledged GradRight's initiative as a significant solution to the challenges of access, affordability, and inclusivity faced by Indian students seeking higher education abroad.

Penn GSE News
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December 1, 2023
Two people looking at a computer screen.

Hiring tips from Penn GSE’s Damani White-Lewis

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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November 27, 2023

New study attributes high turnover to job dissatisfaction.

Penn GSE News
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November 17, 2023
The Judgment Project hosts a Spencer Foundation-supported working conference Nov. 12-14 at Penn GSE's Innovation Studio.

Michael Johanek brought together 20 leaders from around the world to examine the challenges of real-world judgment. 

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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November 14, 2023
, Arizona Daily Star

University of Arizona faces difficult challenge in trimming sports budget

Karen Weaver acknowledges the complexity and emotional impact of cutting sports programs at universities like the University of Arizona, noting it's a difficult decision that affects loyal alumni and student-athletes, and is driven by financial challenges and varying media-rights revenues in collegiate sports.

Michael A. Gottfried, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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November 14, 2023

In an era dominated by educational technology, Michael Gottfried redirects attention to a critical issue: the profound impact of student absenteeism on academic performance.

Penn GSE News
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November 2, 2023
Clockwise from top left, Charlotte Jacobs, Sarah Kavanagh, Alex Posecznick, Amy Stornaiuolo, Diane Waff, Roberto Gonzalez, and Jen McLaughlin Cahill

The Collaboratory for Teaching and Teacher Education, Ethnography in Education Research Forum, HEARD and PhilWP have all welcomed new leadership in recent months.

Penn GSE News
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November 1, 2023
From left, GSE Board of Advisors chair Jeff McKibben, GSE Dean Katharine Strunk, Penn President Liz Magill, former GSE Dean Pam Grossman, and GSE board member and former chair Doug Korn cut a red “Penn GSE”-branded ribbon with scissors in front of the glass façade of the new building entrance at night.

Penn GSE celebrated a $35.6 million expansion and renovation with self-guided tours, a dedication ceremony, and a ribbon-cutting event Oct. 25. School and University leaders praised the new building they say symbolizes unity, innovation, and an outward perspective.

Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 25, 2023
, Citybiz

Black And Hispanic Faculty Underrepresented in Maryland Public Universities

According to Laura Perna, Black and Hispanic faculty are underrepresented at Maryland's largest public universities, reflecting a widespread issue in academia, with barriers to diversification including unrecognized "invisible labor," narrow definitions of merit, and bias in promotion and tenure processes, impacting faculty diversity and student-faculty ratios.

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 23, 2023
, BestColleges

Is Private Equity the Next Big Thing in College Sports?

Karen Weaver raises concerns about private equity investments in college sports, including potential backlash from the public, ethical considerations when accepting investment from controversial sources, and the impact on university philanthropy efforts and tax benefits for donors.

Robert M. Zemsky, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 12, 2023
, Inside Higher Ed

Emporia State Cut Tenured Faculty. Enrollment Plunged.

Robert Zemsky highlights a broader trend of devaluation in higher education and the challenges faced by institutions cutting faculty positions and programs, suggesting that only top-tier universities are thriving while others are struggling.

Peter Eckel, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 7, 2023
, University World News

Tracking governance choices in post-Soviet universities

Peter Eckel explores the evolution of governance choices in post-Soviet universities. He discusses four distinct governance models that have emerged across the region, emphasizing the need for flexible and context-specific governance structures to meet the diverse needs of higher education institutions in these countries.

Penn GSE News
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October 6, 2023

For this year’s One Book, One GSE initiative, the Penn GSE community embarks on a shared literary journey focused on Jose Antonio Vargas’s Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, a deeply personal perspective on the experiences of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. A School-wide lunch and discussion about the book will be held Oct. 18.

Press Releases
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October 4, 2023
Seven finalists pitched their ventures live at EDTECH WEEK in New York City.

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