Press Releases

April 9, 2015
Competition for Game-Changing Innovations in Education To Showcase Early-Stage Entrepreneurs; Prizes for New Ideas Added  Philadelphia, PA, April 9, 2015 – The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the Milken Family Foundation announced the finalists for the...
April 1, 2015
Join the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions and Penn Graduate School of Education for a conversation with authors Clifton Conrad and Marybeth Gasman in celebration of the release of their new book, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 4 p.m. at the Penn Bookstore, 36th and Walnut Streets,...
February 26, 2015
As the nation’s attention turns toward the importance of community colleges, a comprehensive new report from the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, a research center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE), highlights the unique and important role...
February 24, 2015
Philadelphia, PA, Feb.  – In the past year, arguments about the Common Core State Standards have spilled from education policy circles into the public discourse. By democratizing the flow of information and offering a rallying point for normally divergent groups, Twitter has played a key role...
February 19, 2015
Philadelphia, PA – A new multifaceted effort, RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color, has launched to identify and better understand the strategies that will ultimately improve life outcomes for boys and men of color in four key areas: education, health...
February 11, 2015
Philadelphia, PA– Two premier global institutions, Asia Society and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE), have announced today they will co-sponsor a unique learning event focusing on global education.  Intended for K-12 practitioners, higher education faculty...
January 7, 2015
Competition for Game-Changing Innovations in Education Will Now Search for Both Early-Stage Entrepreneurs and New Ideas  Philadelphia, PA– The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the Milken Family Foundation have opened submissions for the 2015 Milken-Penn...
October 9, 2014
Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Co-Hosts First Global Meeting on Colleges and Universities Serving Traditionally Marginalized Students ______________________________________________________________________________________________October 9, 2014 ­— Across the world,...